Tyson Foods Investing $355 Million in New Kentucky Facility

Nov. 1, 2021
The 400,000 square-foot state-of-the-art bacon plant will be built in Bowling Green and is expected to create 450 jobs in 2023.

Tyson Foods is building a 400,000 square-foot facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The company recently announced it was investing $355 million in a new facility that will be used to produce Wright Brand and Jimmy Dean retail and foodservice products.

Production at the Bowling Green plant is anticipated to start in late 2023, with an expected 450 new jobs that will be created as a result of the plant. Tyson already employs more than 3,900 people in Kentucky and reports an annual payroll of more than $168,000 million in the state.

“We are excited to be a part of the Warren County and Kentucky communities that will help us continue to provide the iconic Wright Brand and Jimmy Dean products our consumers and customers desire,” said Noelle O’Mara, Group President, Prepared Foods for Tyson Foods.

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