Beef and pork Tyson breaks ground at new site

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Friday, November 01, 2019
Insights into Sherman, Texas, one of the other case ready plants.
Photo: Tyson Foods
Insights into Sherman, Texas, one of the other case ready plants.

Company officials and officials from Eagle Mountain City and the state of Utah broke ground on the site of the company’s new case ready beef and pork facility. The $300 mill. project is expected to initially create more than 800 local jobs and expand to 1,200 positions within three years after opening. It is expected to open as soon as 2021.

The plant will be a case ready meat-cutting and packaging operation that converts fresh beef and pork, brought in from other locations, into steaks, chops, roasts and ground beef. The product is placed in trays, weighed and labeled, and then shipped to retailers for sale in grocery store meat cases.

Tyson Fresh Meats is the beef and pork unit of Tyson Foods, one of the nation’s leading food companies. The business currently operates case ready plants in Iowa, Tennessee and Texas.

Steve Stouffer, president of Tyson Fresh Meats; Nate Hodne, senior vice president, Portioned Protein Innovations were present and also announced protein donations to community action services food bank.

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