New snack food company coming to Ocala looking to fill 70-80 positions

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 to 80 positions ranging from production line and facilities to skilled machine operators and accounting.

Mestizo Foods LLC is taking over the Golden Flake factory in Ocala.
Mestizo Foods LLC is taking over the Golden Flake factory in Ocala.

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 www.employflorida.comInterested 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

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