North Carolina Construction News staff writer
Carolina Precision Foods, LLC – a joint venture of Carolina Fresh Foods and owners of Lake Foods – has announced a $10 million plan to build operations in Florence County
“We are excited to become a member of Florence County and the Pee Dee Region. With over 65 million pounds of poultry processed weekly within two hours of Florence, this was the perfect location for our plant,” said Carolina Precision Foods, LLC Chief Financial Officer Jim Robinson.
“With Interstates 20 and 95 at our doorstep, fresh chicken from Carolina Precision Foods can be processed for over 19 million consumers in a day.”
Operations are expected to be online in August 2022.
“South Carolina is home to a dynamic roster of agribusiness companies, and we are proud that Carolina Precision Foods, LLC is joining that list. We welcome Carolina Precision Foods, LLC to Florence County and look forward to the positive impact they will make in the local community and beyond,” said Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Agribusiness is one of our leading industries, and with our pro-business environment, it continues to grow at a rapid pace,” said South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.
“We congratulate Carolina Precision Foods, LLC on their $10 million investment and look forward to the impact these 402 new jobs will have on Florence County.”