Premium Standard Farms announced that it would expand capacity at the company’s
The improvements will increase processing levels to 10,000 head per day versus the current level of 7,400 head per day. This translates into 15 percent of additional total company processing capacity, or an additional 35 percent capacity to the
"The decision to expand our Milan plant is a critical component to our growth strategy,” says John Meyer, chief executive officer of PSF. “This investment will allow us to meet increasing international and domestic demand for our products as we continue to further enhance our export business and expand our domestic customer base."
The company will acquire the additional hogs necessary to expand the processing levels at the
* Outside producers that would become part of PSF's Processed Verified Program. This is based on a successful model that was instituted at the company's
* The potential also exists for additional hogs to come from PSF's
"Increasing the processing capacity at the
Source: PSF news release