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Producer to build greenhouses, hire 200 in Va.

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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013 6:53 pm

DUBLIN, Va. — A Mexican producer of hydroponic vegetables is investing $30 million in Pulaski County to produce hydroponic tomatoes, creating 205 jobs over five years, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Friday.

Red Sun Farms, which was founded in Mexico in 2001 as part of a family-owned agro-industrial group, will build climate-controlled greenhouses on 45 acres in the New River Valley Commerce Park.

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