Smithfield Foods plant expanding, adding 250 new American jobs

Tar Heel plant expanding, adding 250 new jobs

TAR HEEL — Smithfield Foods Inc. announced Tuesday that it is investing $100 million and adding 250 new jobs to its sprawling pork processing plant in western Bladen County.

Over the last week, the Smithfield, Virginia-based company also announced the acquisition of the private label Kansas City Sausage Company, calling it the leading pre-rigor sausage producer and processor in the United States. Pre-rigor meat is meat that has been removed from the carcass prior to chilling

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