Seneca Foods Corporation bought the Sleepy Eye Del Monte vegetable plant for $2 million cash, according to the Certificate of Real Estate Value recorded in the Brown County Recorder’s Office May 5. Any delinquent special assessments and taxes would be paid by the buyer. Sleepy Eye City Manager Bob Elston said no information about the future status of the plant has been received from Seneca yet. Seneca sells products under its own brands including Seneca Farms, Libby’s, Aunt Nellie’s, Cherry Man and Green Valley.


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