JBS invests $95M in beef-production facility

GREELEY — JBS USA, a Greeley-based meatpacking giant, recently announced plans to invest $95 million in an expansion project at the company’s Grand Island, Nebraska, beef-processing facility.

The 107,000-square-foot expansion will include “new, improved animal handling facilities, a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled harvest floor and facility reconfiguration designed to improve team member experience, food safety and product quality,” according to a JBS news release.

The Grand Island facility produces nearly 1 billion pounds of beef annually, the release said.

“JBS Grand Island has been a standard-bearer for American beef for over half a century,” plant manager Zack Ireland said in a prepared statement. “Our team sends the best U.S. beef products the country has to offer to customers both domestically and globally. Today’s announcement strengthens our long-standing commitment to local farmers and ranchers, our team members, key customers and the community of Grand Island, whose support has been critical to our ongoing success.”

GREELEY — JBS USA, a Greeley-based meatpacking giant, recently announced plans to invest $95 million in an expansion project at the company’s Grand Island, Nebraska, beef-processing facility.

The 107,000-square-foot expansion will include “new, improved animal handling facilities, a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled harvest floor and facility reconfiguration designed to improve team member experience, food safety and product quality,” according to a JBS news release.

The Grand Island facility produces nearly 1 billion pounds of beef annually, the release said.

“JBS Grand Island has been a standard-bearer for American beef for over half a century,” plant manager Zack Ireland said in a prepared statement. “Our team sends the best U.S. beef products the country has to offer to customers both domestically and globally. Today’s announcement strengthens our long-standing commitment to local farmers and ranchers, our team members, key customers and the community of Grand Island, whose support has been critical to our ongoing success.”