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      Palmetto Cheese creates jobs with expansion into Walmart

      Palmetto Cheese is expanding its distribution into 699 Walmart stores, which brings the South Carolina based company to about 2,700 locations in 24 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.

      The growth of the company has created jobs for product owner, Pawleys Island Specialty Foods, and their manufacturer, Duke Sandwich Productions.

      Pawleys Island Specialty Foods employs eleven workers; which includes demo staff, marketing personnel, and business operations. Dukes Sandwich Productions, based in Simpsonville, has 20 current employees with a second shift starting April 16 that will add ten new staff members to handle the increase in production.

      Walmart sampling demos will also subsidize 699 temporary positions to help roll out the product.