Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Farmers Bros. Co. – a 103-year-old coffee company that is moving from California to Texas – said Tuesday that it will break ground next month on its new headquarters in Denton County.  
Farmer Bros. will relocate to a new half-million-square-foot office and distribution center on Interstate-35W near the Texas Motor Speedway in Northlake.
The company will start construction August 11 on the complex that will include office space, a teaching facility and a coffee roasting facility and warehouse.
The project at the corner of E. Sam Lee and Ashmore lanes will employ about 300 people.
Farmer Bros. $40 million headquarters will open in 2016.
The company is moving from Torrance, Calif. – the same place where Toyota Motor’s North American headquarters recently announced its move from to Plano.
Farmer Bros. has annual sales of more than a half billion dollars a year for its products including coffee, tea and culinary products.
It’s clients include more 60,000 food and beverage outlets.
The company has about 1,800 employees.   
Steve Brown/ Dallas Morning News