Swift Prepared Foods has opened the doors of its new $68 million ready-to-eat, fully cooked bacon facility in Moberly, Mo. The facility is expected to create approximately 200 new jobs in the area.
Swift Prepared Foods, which provides high-quality protein products and innovative prepared foods throughout the U.S., currently has six facilities in the country.
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“It is always exciting when companies choose to invest and grow in Missouri,” Governor Mike Parson said at the grand opening of the Moberly facility. “With the opening of its facility here in Moberly and the recent announcement of its new facility in Columbia, Swift Prepared Foods has shown a commitment to the people of this state. We are proud that Missouri is home to great companies like this one and look forward to working together for many years to come.”
“This is a great day for Swift Prepared Foods, and we are proud to call Missouri home as we continue to grow our company and create opportunity for our team members,” said Tom Lopez, president and chief operating officer, Swift Prepared Foods. “This milestone marks our entrance into the region, and we look forward to making Moberly an even better place to live and work.”
“Missouri is a great place to do business. With modern energy laws, we are partnering to attract businesses and job growth to our state, such as with the new Swift Prepared Foods facility in Moberly,” said Marty Lyons, president of Ameren Missouri. “In Missouri, new and expanding businesses can get one of the best economic development rate incentives in the country. It’s just one way we are helping communities with the Ameren Missouri Smart Energy Plan.”