US – Breakfast drink maker Sunny Delight Beverages has agreed to invest US$30 million in the expansion of its Sherman plant in exchange for a property tax abatement.
Sunny Delight which makes SunnyD brand beverages said the expansion plan that includes the installation of two new packing lines will add more than 70 new jobs to the city’s economy at the facility on FM 1417.
Grayson County Commissioners gave the green light to the abatement plan on Tuesday morning. It will cut more than 50 percent of the company’s property taxes over the next eight years.
Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said: “Everyone always wants US$30 billion-dollar TI. For every $30 billion TI, there are 100 smaller deals. This deal is significant; it’s $30 million. What it really does, is it makes sure that good-paying jobs that have been here long-term stay in Grayson County, stay in Sherman, and continue to move our economy forward.”
Neuro Bands acquires NFT platform Bored Monkey for US1m
Meanwhile, Neuro Brands, a leader in the healthier lifestyle beverage space, has just acquired a five-trait trippy fur ape with a King’s crown and heart glasses that is an NFT called Bored Ape, for more than US$ 1 million.
Sanela Diana Jenkins, an actress is the Founder, Chair, and CEO of Neuro with the mission to provide healthy beverages that benefit both the body and the mind.
She stated: “I started Neuro in the great financial crisis of 2008/2009. The NFT market is scared, and fear affects the market in a negative way. I believe in the future of NFTs and Bored Apes and want to empower the NFT community. This Bored Ape is gorgeous and perfectly aligns with Neuro’s beautiful, bold approach to life.”
Since its inception in 2009, Neuro Brands, the company has had explosive growth, with over sixty-five thousand locations nationwide currently carrying the various products, including major chains and retailers such as Walmart and Amazon, and with some of pop culture’s most recognizable faces counting Neuro drinks as part of their daily routine.
Neuro Brands creates, manufactures, and markets lifestyle beverages with a purpose – to help with sleep, relaxation, energy, digestion, and overall health.
Each neuro, according to the company, is vegan, gluten-free, certified kosher, and carefully crafted with the highest quality products available to help the body and mind get what they need, at 35 calories per serving or less.
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