8 Unique Products Produced in Jacksonville

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Jacksonville's manufacturing scene is a Florida anomaly. Jacksonville is home to several manufacturers making products that one would not expect to find in Florida. Here's a few.

8. Swisher International, Inc.
459 E 16th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206

Image courtesy of http://sr-wholesale.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Swisher-Sweets-Perfecto-Box-50-ct.jpg.

New Springfield's Swisher International's 86-year-old cigar factory is the largest in the world, in terms of size and production, covering nearly 700,000 square feet, employing 1,100 and producing as many as 8.5 million cigars a day.

Article by Ennis Davis, AICP. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com

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