New poultry processor to open in South Carolina

Carolina Precision Foods will establish operations in Florence County
calendar icon 27 June 2022
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Carolina Precision Foods, a joint venture of Carolina Fresh Foods and owners of Lake Foods, announced recently its plans to establish operations in Florence County in the US state of South Carolina. The company’s $10 million investment will create 402 new jobs.

Carolina Precision Foods is a poultry further processing company that specialises in deboning, portioning, marination, custom further processing and mechanically separating food. Operations are expected to be online in August 2022.

“We are excited to become a member of Florence County and the Pee Dee Region," said Carolina Precision Foods chief financial officer Jim Robinson. "With over 65 million pounds of poultry processed weekly within two hours of Florence, this was the perfect location for our plant. With Interstates 20 and 95 at our doorstep, fresh chicken from Carolina Precision Foods can be processed for over 19 million consumers in a day. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Florence County."

"We are excited to welcome Carolina Precision Foods, LLC to the state of South Carolina," added South Carolina agriculture commissioner Hugh Weathers. "Their operation will offer additional processing opportunities to our state’s poultry growers. We look forward to the continued growth of our state’s agribusiness industry."

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