By Danielle Chavira

MONTROSE, Colo. (CBS4) – A former Russell Stover plant in Montrose will be converted into a food an innovation center. The facility closed last fall.

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The site will house multiple companies and will provide processing, storage and distribution for locally-produced food.

More than 200 people lost their jobs. The company announced early in 2020 it would be consolidating facilities.

Operations were absorbed into the Russell Stover plant in Texas.

Danielle Chavira