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Mestizo Foods hiring event planned for August 16
New snack food company gearing up to take over Golden Flake site

OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 2, 2017) – CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is chipping in to help a new snack food company open operations at the old Golden Flake factory in Ocala.

The Colorado-based company, Mestizo Foods LLC, plans to fill-70-80 positions ranging from production line and facilities to skilled machine operators and accounting.

A hiring event is set for Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Webber Center on the campus of the College of Central Florida in Ocala. It takes place from 9 a.m. to noon and will include information about the company from Mestizo’s managers, candidate pre-screening and ability for those interested to apply for positions.

There is no charge to attend and no appointment is necessary, but attendees are urged to save time by completing a full registration in advance through Employ Florida at Interested candidates will be able to view job descriptions and apply online at Employ Florida prior to the hiring event.

For more information about the Mestizo Foods hiring event call 800-746-9950 or visit


CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is the local, business-led nonprofit connecting employers with qualified, skilled talent and job seekers with employment and career development opportunities. Last year, CareerSource CLM provided fee-free services to more than 3,600 businesses and nearly 40,000 job seekers.

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request in Spanish and to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. For accommodations, call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or e-mail [email protected]. CareerSource CLM is a proud partner of the American Job Center network and member of CareerSource Florida.

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