A new company called Iowa Food Group has purchased the former Tyson Foods deli meat plant in Cherokee, Iowa. The 250,000-sq.ft. plant will launch a further-processing meat business including beef, pork and poultry.
A growing school district, an active housing boom and rising pay scales are just a few examples of how the new Prestage Foods of Iowa pork processing plant in Eagle Grove, Iowa, is impacting the local economy.
At the 2018 Iowa State Fair, Iowa pork producers will be serving a sweet and savory treat made from a quarter-pound of honey-cured pork belly that has been rubbed in brown sugar and cooked to perfection.
Financial incentives to Seaboard Triumph Foods have been restored by state economic development officials after an investigation found no evidence the Iowa pork plant abused or mistreated Micronesian workers.