November 17, 2023 | njspotlightnews.org
Photo Credit: Thomas P. Costello for Asbury Park Press
The Nestlé plant that has long sent the faint aroma of coffee wafting through Freehold — and that once served as a muse for Bruce Springsteen — is shutting down after 75 years in operation. Friday was the last day of work for more than 100 workers at the plant.
Nestlé had announced the closure in June. The company plans to shift its coffee production operation to Mexico and Brazil. Read More: Click Here NJ SEED: Anyone who has driven near the eastern side of Freehold in the past 50 + years is familiar with the aroma of coffee coming from the Nestle plant. It’s sad to see this landmark NJ plant move to Mexico or Brazil.