The enlargement features a $4.7 million funding in Ozark, creating 160 jobs, and a $4 million funding in Huntsville, the place it should create 200 new jobs.
OZARK, Ark. — North Carolina-based turkey producer Butterball introduced Wednesday (Jan. 13) an $8.7 million, three-year funding in two of the corporate’s processing amenities in Arkansas.
The enlargement features a $4.7 million funding in Ozark, the place the corporate will create 160 jobs, and a $4 million funding in Huntsville, the place it should create 200 new jobs.
“Having been a longstanding employer in Arkansas via our feed mills, turkey rising operations and manufacturing amenities, Butterball appreciates the continued help from the state of Arkansas as we glance to increase a few of our processing operations at our Huntsville and Ozark, Arkansas amenities,” Butterball President and CEO Jay Jandrain mentioned in a press release. “We’re proud to proceed to be important contributors to and key supporters of the native communities during which we function and we’re grateful for the hardworking folks of Arkansas.”
Butterball is the most important turkey merchandise producer within the U.S., producing greater than 1 billion kilos of turkey annual. The corporate’s Huntsville facility produces prepackaged recent, frozen and cooked complete turkeys, turkey breasts and roasts and prepackaged bone-in tray pack turkey merchandise. On the Ozark facility, Butterball produces pre-packaged recent and frozen complete turkeys. Butterball has a 3rd processing facility in Jonesboro and feed mills in Yellville and Alix (Franklin County).
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