Dietz & Watson Might Move Meat to Philly

Even though offered $30 million to stay in Jersey.

The South Jersey Times reports that Dietz & Watson might move its distribution center to Philly.

New Jersey has offered Dietz & Watson a $30 million tax break for the next decade in hopes the deli company will rebuild in South Jersey, but the CEO says they may move across the river to Philadelphia, the Burlington County Times reports.




The massive distribution center in Delanco was destroyed in September after it caught fire.

“We are continuing our due diligence to find the location that works best for the company," company CEO Louis J. Eni Jr. told the Burlington County Times. "We are considering our Delanco site as well as locations in the City of Philadelphia, which has been our home for 75 years."

The company is waiting to see if any state or local incentives are available in Philadelphia.

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  • Elsie Stevens

    Hope Pennsylvania–especially Philadelphia–elected officials can persuade D&W to cross the river and build their distribution plant here. With the exit of Hostess Brands and Kraft from the local scene, we need some positive business news.