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Tyson Prepared Foods Plant to Receive $27M Upgrade

January 29, 2020

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Tyson Prepared Foods Plant to Receive $27M Upgrade
Tyson is expanding a prepared foods plant in Illinois. Image courtesy of Tyson Foods

Protein and prepared foods firm Tyson Foods is planning to invest about $27 million to add three new production lines at its Landshire Sandwiches manufacturing plant, according to several local news organizations. 

The new line will produce about 16 million lb/yr of products when they become operational this March, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Tyson Foods Spokesperson Derek Burleson told WattAgNet that the company initiated the project to boost efficiency at the site and improve the plant’s production assets. 

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About 100 new jobs will be created as a result of the project. 

Tyson acquired the Caseyville facility in 2018 during its $4.2 billion acquisition of AdvancePierre Foods, coverage by the Northwest Arkansas Gazette noted. 

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