JBS announces $20M plant expansion

GREELEY — JBS USA, a Greeley-based meat processing giant, has plans for a $20-million expansion project at an Iowa pork plant.

The expansion at JBS-owned Plumrose USA in Ottumwa includes additional bacon processing and slicing capacities, according to a JBS news release.

The project, which is expected to add 25 new jobs to the plant, is set to finish in September.

“This significant investment will create more opportunities for local producers, strengthen our leading portfolio of high quality, value-added pork products, and support the growth aspirations of key customers,” Plumrose USA president Tom Lopez said in a prepared statement.

GREELEY — JBS USA, a Greeley-based meat processing giant, has plans for a $20-million expansion project at an Iowa pork plant.

The expansion at JBS-owned Plumrose USA in Ottumwa includes additional bacon processing and slicing capacities, according to a JBS news release.

The project, which is expected to add 25 new jobs to the plant, is set to finish in September.

“This significant investment will create more opportunities for local producers, strengthen our leading portfolio of high quality, value-added pork products, and support the growth aspirations of key customers,” Plumrose USA president Tom Lopez said in a prepared statement.