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Eastern SC farm to expand, creating 65 new jobs

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) -

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A major farm in eastern South Carolina is expanding, adding 65 new jobs to the rural portion of 1 county.

McCall Farms announced on Wednesday it will build a 150,000 square foot building on its land near Effingham in Florence County to expand its canning operations.

The company grows and cans tomatoes, okra, corn, squash, beans, peas, peaches, peanuts and greens. Its products are sold throughout the Southeast.

McCall Farms has been growing food in Florence County for more than 170 years.

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