Seaboard Triumph Foods is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the start-up of production at their Sioux City hog processing facility.
Mark Porter, Seaboard’s Chief Operating Officer, says production continues to increase at the plant:
OC………11,000 hogs. :10
That adds up to around three million hogs annually.
Seaboard Triumph now employs 1800 people and Porter hopes to soon increase that number to over 2000 workers.
The company’s pork is sent all over the world:
OC……….around the world. ;17
Governor Kim Reynolds attended the event and says the company has made an impact on both Siouxland’s and Iowa’s economy:
OC………..our expectations. :18
Mayor Bob Scott presented the Growing Sioux City Award to Porter and Governor Reynolds joined them to plant a new tree on the property signifying the company’s commitment to growing Sioux City.
OC…around this plant. :15
The total capital investment in the Seaboard Triumph campus is over $330 million dollars.