Vincennes, Ind. – A month ahead of schedule and right on budget, officials cut the ribbon on Monday at Farbest Foods’ new turkey processing plant in the Vincennes Industrial Park.
At the event, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, Farbest Foods president Ted Seger and Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum made remarks before the ribbon-cutting, which was followed by interviews with the media and tours of the new plant.
Vincennes, Ind. – They were already moving dirt in the Vincennes Industrial Park for a new Farbest Foods turkey processing plant as company officials, Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum and Governor Mitch Daniels attended a groundbreaking ceremony today to welcome the new facility and what it will bring to the region.
Farbest Foods, Inc. announced last December that plans were set for building the 227,000 square foot processing plant in Vincennes as well as a new feed mill nearby.
Expected to begin production in January 2014, the new plant will initially employ 360 people and has the potential of adding significantly more employees with a second shift.
Huntingburg, Ind. – Farbest Foods, Inc., will soon break ground for a new turkey processing plant in the U.S. Highway 41 Industrial Park in Vincennes, IN. Projected completion date is 2014.
Once up and running, the new processing plant will initially employ some 300 people with the potential of employing as many as 700, Farbest Foods reports. In addition, the company is planning the construction of a new feed mill that will have the potential to employ up to 30.
A family-owned operation since 1982, Farbest Foods – based in Huntingburg — is one of the largest turkey companies in the United States. Farbest supplies more than a million pounds of raw fresh and frozen turkey products per day to further processors who prepare and package their own brand-name foods.