Pilgrimís Pride breaks ground on Georgia plant expansion


By Eric Schroeder, Meat+Poultry



DOUGLAS, GA. ó Pilgrimís Pride Corp. on May 3 broke ground on a $75 million expansion in Douglas, Ga., that will give the company the ability to produce pet food ingredients by processing chicken byproducts.


The expansion is expected to create 53 new jobs at the Douglas complex, where Pilgrimís Pride already employs more than 800.


ďI am excited for the continued investment that Pilgrimís is making in this community,Ē said Tony Paulk, mayor of Douglas...