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Work begins on $2.4M Wash. blueberry facility

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GRANDVIEW, Wash. (AP) - Olsen Brothers Ranches has broken ground for a new $2.4 million blueberry packing plant in Grandview.

The warehouse will be used to fresh-pack organic blueberries into 6-ounce clamshell boxes for distribution.

Olsen Brothers production manager Keith Oliver says the plant should open by June 1 and employ 35 seasonal workers.

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