Acadia Parish food processor invests in $2.85M renovation; to hire 35 workers

This post was originally published on this siteLocal food processor Cajun Traditions expects to invest $2.85 million for a renovation of a more than 40-year old building in Acadia Parish. The

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Louisiana unemployment claims drop below 300000; here’s how it played out

This post was originally published on this siteState unemployment rolls shrank below 300,000 in Louisiana as fewer individuals filed new unemployment claims last week. The drop coincides with the

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Gonzales children’s products manufacturer sales, profits grew amid pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteCrown Crafts Inc., the Gonzales-based manufacturer of children’s apparel and accessories, generated a first-quarter profit of $1.2 million, or

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ExxonMobil Baton Rouge will pause 401(k) match for 1000s of employees, cites coronavirus impact

This post was originally published on this siteSeveral thousand ExxonMobil Baton Rouge workers will see company contributions to a major retirement benefit halted in October in a decision that

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Waitr expects first profitable quarter since going public amid delivery surge

This post was originally published on this siteOnline food delivery company Waitr Holdings Inc. is projecting its first profitable quarter since the company went public in 2018 from a surge in

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Hackberry export terminal begins production of LNG on third train; extension on expansion granted

This post was originally published on this siteThe third train at Houston-based Cameron LNG’s Hackberry liquified natural gas export terminal began production recently. It is expected to

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New unemployment claims continue to slow in Louisiana, more than 325100 still out of work

This post was originally published on this siteNew unemployment claims across Louisiana have continued to slow but hundreds of thousands of individuals are still out of work. For the week ending

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More Baton Rouge retailers begin curbside service to get stores running amid coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteMore retailers across Baton Rouge are experimenting with curbside pickup as one way to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic and get a little

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ExxonMobil to donate fuel for coronavirus emergency response vehicles in Baton Rouge

This post was originally published on this siteExxonMobil expects to donate 30,000 gallons of fuel for East Baton Rouge Parish emergency response vehicles and give gift cards to local health care

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State stands up $50 million loan fund for small businesses in Louisiana

This post was originally published on this siteState officials created a new small business loan program and seeded the fund with $50 million for companies with fewer than 100 employees impacted

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