Asheboro Chamber of Commerce Honors Malt-O-Meal
Malt-O-Meal Company has been recognized as Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 Industry of the Year.
At the 85th annual meeting of the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce, held Friday, January 21, 2011, vice president of Business and Industry Kim Markham spoke highly of Malt-O-Meal’s impact on the Asheboro community.
Referring to Malt-O-Meal’s support of organizations like the United Way, Randolph Hospital and the N.C. Zoological Society, Markham said, “This investment of time and money is vital to the continued development of Asheboro and Randolph Country and to the continued enhancement of the quality of life we have all come to expect and enjoy.”
Founded in 1919, Malt-O-Meal has grown to become the nation’s largest family-owned cereal company. The company opened its $160 million production facility in the summer of 2009 and recently announced plans for a $135 million expansion to begin later this year. Malt-O-Meal employs 200 people in Asheboro and is Randolph county’s largest taxpayer. Read more in the full article, below.