Smithfield Foods to increase pork production

CHICAGO - US meat giant Smithfield Foods has said it will increase pork production at its Sioux City, Iowa, plant. The pork produced will be destined for China.
calendar icon 14 September 2007
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The plant will begin processing an additional 3,200 hogs a day next week and will add about 250 workers. The expaansion is to meet contract needs for the company's new and emerging business in China.

In August, the company announced a deal to sell 60 million lbs of pork to a Chinese trading company.

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