The Austin-based meats maker said it hopes to leverage Fontanini’s production facility, using it to produce its own products as well.
The plan, laid out by new CEO Jude Bricker, sees Sun Country adopting a business similar to that of Spirit and Allegiant.
The state’s unemployment rate did not change, holding steady at 3.7 percent.
The Minneapolis-based fraternal insurance and heritage organization has been at the site since 1962.
The deal will take effect by the end of the year, the companies said in a joint release.
Many CEOs tendered their resignation from the advisory group following a weekend of violence and protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The positive news comes as the retailer tries to revamp itself with refreshed stores, new brands and a focus on digital.
With deal in hand, developer Mortenson eyes fourth-quarter groundbreaking.
Aims for $1M in startup funding despite ‘sunset’ of state’s angel tax credit.