Tortilla company bringing jobs to NM

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – A tortilla factory is coming to New Mexico and bringing new jobs.

Franco Whole Foods makes flour tortillas for Whole Foods and Costco. The California-based company is planning on opening a factory in Las Cruces.

It’s expected to offer 160 jobs with an average salary of $37,000 plus benefits.

The president of Franco Whole Foods says New Mexico’s tax policies encouraged the company to expand in the state. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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