JBS USA, a subsidiary of the Brazilian meat-packer and food processor JBS, has announced a $95 million expansion project at its beef production facility in Grand Island, NE.
According to a company statement, the expansion of the 107,000 sq ft facility, which is expected to be completed in early 2021, 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,
“Today’s announced expansion is an important strategic investment to secure Grand Island as an unquestioned leader in food quality, animal care and beef innovation for years to come”, said Tim Schellpeper, JBS USA fed beef president. “Around the world, from North and South America to Asia and Africa, consumers crave the superior taste and quality of American beef. Partnering with leading Nebraska and other area beef producers, we are proud to invest in a vibrant future for U.S. beef”.