Sysco Corporation will open its distribution center in Geneva by the end of this year.
Management officials gave the Geneva Rotary Club a first-hand look of the half-million square foot facility.
The Houston, Texas-based company is spending millions of dollars to modernize and increase overall efficiency of the plant.
It’s in the old Fleming Foods building which filed bankruptcy several years-ago.
The first trucks are expected to roll out of the Geneva facility on December 5th.
Within a few years, the company plans to have around 800 people employed.
Sysco Foods are the nation's largest supplier of food products to restaurants.
The Geneva facility will handle business needs across the Wiregrass and Northwest, Florida.