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Food & Beverage

Press Release
February 15, 2024

JBS Prepared Foods - Principe Food Facility Named Food Engineering’s Plant of the Year

JBS Prepared Foods - Principe in Columbia, Missouri, has been awarded the prestigious title of 2024 Food Plant of the Year by Food Engineering Magazine. 

Press Release
October 17, 2023

Stellar Celebrates Outstanding Recognition in Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Best Projects Awards

Stellar is thrilled to announce its outstanding recognition in the 2023 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Best Projects Awards and its inclusion in ENR's Top 400 Contractors category in the United States.

Press Release
August 31, 2023

Stellar Wins First-Ever DBIA Award for Bell & Evans Project

Stellar awarded with National Award of Merit in the Industrial, Process, and/or Research Category 

Press Release
August 22, 2023

Stellar Wins Four ABC Awards for Excellence in Construction 2023

Stellar's achievements continue to shine as the firm announced its seventh consecutive victory at the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) – Florida First Coast Chapter Awards for Excellence in Construction (EIC). This year marks an unbroken winning streak since 2017.

Press Release
April 19, 2023

Stellar Completes $200M Italian Meats Facility for Swift Prepared Foods

Stellar is proud to announce the completion of an innovative Italian meats and charcuterie production facility for Swift Prepared Foods, a subsidiary of JBS USA, and its Principe Italia brand. The $200-million, state-of-the-art facility in Columbia, Missouri, leans on cutting-edge automation technology, a one-of-a-kind curing process and more than 100 employees to produce millions of pounds annually of a variety of high-quality dry-cured meats, including salami, pepperoni, prosciutto, pancetta and coppa.

Press Release
March 20, 2023

Stellar Completes Renovation of Crown Bakeries Facility in Georgia

Stellar has completed its design-build renovation for Crown Bakeries in Smyrna, Georgia. The nearly $5 million project expanded manufacturing floorspace at the processing facility, tripled the research and development center by adding an innovation lab, and expanded employee welfare, offices and café facilities.

News Article
January 9, 2023

Meat + Poultry: Stellar Receives Award for Bell & Evans Plant

New Bell & Evans Organic Chicken Harvesting Facility Wins Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Award of Merit.

News Article
November 10, 2022

Jacksonville Daily Record: Cool Construction Projects

Rubix Foods Innovation Center and HQ, a design-build project by Stellar, is featured in Jacksonville Daily Record as a Cool Construction Project.

Press Release
October 21, 2022

Stellar Completes $73.2M Protein Plant for Rosina Food Products

Rosina Food has opened a new $73.2-million meat processing facility designed and constructed by Stellar. The 105,000-square-foot building includes a high-speed, state-of-the-art meatball and sausage processing line.

Press Release
October 14, 2022

Stellar Successfully Delivers Rubix Foods Innovation Center

Stellar announces completion and opening of Rubix Foods Innovation Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Rubix is a leading culinary and food science-focused provider of flavor and functional ingredients.

Press Release
August 26, 2022

Stellar Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center for Dot Foods

Stellar and Dot Foods celebrated the groundbreaking of another new distribution center in Manchester, Tennessee on 8/25/2022. This 179,000 square foot, design-build project is one of many over our 25-year relationship and includes employee health clinic, cold docks and ammonia refrigeration system.

Press Release
August 8, 2022

Stellar Wins Three ABC Excellence in Construction Awards

Stellar has received three Excellence in Construction Awards from the Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Winners were recognized on Aug. 5 during an award ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.