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BRIEF-Tyson Foods to build a $320 million poultry complex in Eastern Kansas​
September 5, 2017 / 6:12 PM / in a month

BRIEF-Tyson Foods to build a $320 million poultry complex in Eastern Kansas​

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc:

* Announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in Eastern Kansas.​

* Says operation, currently scheduled to begin production in mid-2019, to produce pre-packaged trays of fresh chicken for retail grocery stores nationwide

* Says to construct processing plant, hatchery, feed mill near city of Tonganoxie, in Leavenworth County, which will employ about 1,600 people​

* Says poultry plant will be capable of processing 1.25 million birds per week, increasing Tyson Foods’ overall production capacity Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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