Tyson Foods to Invest $300M in 5th TN Plant

The chicken production facility will be built in Humboldt. Roughly 1,500 new jobs are expected to be created once the project becomes operational in late 2019.

Tyson Foods Inc., one of the world’s largest food processors, intends to build a $300 million production facility in Humboldt, Tenn. The investment is expected to create more than 1,500 local jobs once the processing plant begins operations in late 2019. Outside contractors will help build the project, and Tyson Foods expects it will involve hundreds of workers.

The plant will be located within the Gibson County Industrial Park, just north of Humboldt. The company plans to work with area farmers to raise chickens. The facility will be comprised of a processing plant, hatchery, a feed mill and related operations. Tyson Foods will build these in and around Humboldt. The new plant will produce pre-packaged trays of fresh chicken for retail grocery stores nationwide and is expected to process 1.3 million birds per week…

Tyson Foods to Invest $300M in 5th TN Plant

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