Tyson Foods plans to spend more than $30 million to add bacon production at its plant in Cherokee,
Because of the move to bacon production, ham operations at Cherokee will be shifted to Tyson facilities in
As part of the company’s efforts to enhance its processed meats business, Tyson will close two facilities in northeast Iowa. The
The more efficient use of other processed meat facilities, together with reduced costs from the facility closures are estimated to generate annual pre-tax cost savings of approximately $15 to $20 million, a portion of which is estimated to be generated in the last six
months of the current fiscal year.