Cargill has announced plans for an expansion of the company's poultry processing operations in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

The US$110 million project will increase the location's existing hatchery, breeder farm, processing plant and egg farm operations. According to Cargill, the processing plant will add 40,000 metric tons of chicken meat to annual output, the breeder farm will add 366,600 birds a year, the hatchery will produce an additional 43 million chicks per year and egg operations will expand by roughly 21 million eggs.


The expansion, expected to take two years, will add 2,000 jobs to the area.