National Beef to expand Moultrie, Georgia, facility
Nov. 14, 2017
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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The $30 million project will add space, equipment and 100 employees to the consumer-ready meat operation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – National Beef Packing Company LLC is starting a $30 million project to expand capacity at its Moultrie, Georgia, plant to produce consumer-ready products. The $30 million project price tag includes a facility expansion as well as new packaging and processing equipment.
“We are experiencing an increased demand for fresh consumer ready protein products. The expansion will allow us to deliver on this growing opportunity,” said Dave Davidson, vice president, case-ready operations, National Beef. “National Beef is committed to investing in projects that help us serve our customer requirements for high-quality products.”
The current Moultrie consumer ready operation employs approximately 300 workers and produces consumer ready beef, pork and ground beef products. The company plans to hire approximately 100 additional employees to work at the expanded facility. The expansion is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2018.