Sanderson Farms names new Texas poultry complex site
New poultry processing complex will have capacity to process 1.25 million birds per week
Sanderson Farms has tentatively planned to construct a new poultry complex in Smith County and Wood County, Texas.
The new complex will include a new feed mill, hatchery, poultry processing plant and waste water treatment facility. The plant will have the capacity to process 1.25 million birds per week for retail chill pack customers. At full capacity, the complex will employ approximately 1,700 people, will require 80 contract growers, and will be equipped to process and sell approximately 375 million pounds of dressed poultry meat annually at full production.
Construction subject to approval of incentives, permits
Commencement of construction of the new complex is subject to completion of tax abatement and incentive agreements with public subdivisions and the state of
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