Pegasus Foods moving frozen food plant, bringing 325 jobs in Rockwall

AUSTIN, Texas — Pegasus Foods, a major manufacturer of frozen foods for restaurant brands and supermarkets, will expand to Rockwall, Gov. Greg Abbott’s office announced recently.

Los Angeles-based Pegasus will build an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. The project is expected to create 325 jobs and a $10 million investment, Abbott said at a news conference in Austin.

Pegasus Foods Principal Jim Zaferis, who spoke at the news conference, praised Abbott and Rockwall Economic Development officials for fostering a business-friendly environment. “It’s so refreshing for us to come here and work with government in a positive way,” Zaferis said.

The company started in in 1998. It produces frozen foods and other products and lists among its customers Trader Joe’s, Chili’s, Panda Express, Cinnabon and Walmart.

“We manufacture food,” Zaferis said. “We make food for restaurants and for supermarkets, and our product is hitting all 50 states.”

READ MORE of this story at Rockwall Economic Development Corporation. Photo courtesy of Pegasus Foods.

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