Gov. Mike Beebe
CHICKEN JOBS COMING: To northeast corner of state.
joined officials of Peco Foods
today to announce a $165 million chicken processing venture in Randolph and Clay Counties
, a project that is said to hold the potential of 1,000 jobs.
Arkansas Business has more here.
The Alabama-based company plans a feed mill in Corning and hatcher and processing plant near Pocahontas. It already has a processing plant in Batesville and feed mill in Newark. Some $4.5 million in state and local incentives have been promised to the company.