GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)- FOX 2 News in the Morning is live in your neighborhood. John had the pleasure of speaking with Chamber of Commerce Director, Rosemarie Brown.
Granite City is not just about steel.
The residents like to refer to themselves as an "industrial community with all the perks."
Rosemarie shares that during the holiday months Prairie Farms makes 2.7 million quarts of eggnog & 8 million quarts of whipping cream, not to mention their flavored coffees.
Did you know that Baily International was a mom & pop place until they were asked for their recipes so much, they are now a leading manufacturer of Chinese food.
Rosemarie displayed some items from Gateway Packaging as well. Gateway Packaging was a company that started out of someone's basement! They are now the makers of packaging for companies like Sara Lee, Ralston Purina & Nestle and more!