WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Blue Bell Ice Cream has announced it is opening a distribution center in Wilmington.
The company plans to hire locally and serve stores in Wilmington beginning on April 1.
According to a news release, the distribution center will be located on Highway 421 off Interstate 140. It will employ eight to ten people.
The facility will serve Wilmington, Jacksonville, New Bern, Morehead City, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport, Shallotte and Whiteville.
Blue Bell Ice Cream will be sold at Walmart, Lowes Foods, Piggly Wiggly and other local supermarkets, drug stores and convenience stores.
Blue Bell is based out of Brenham, Texas.
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