This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on September 13, 2022.
American Foods Group, a Green Bay, Wisconsin-based beef processor, has begun work on a new facility near Wright City in Warren County.
The company, which announced plans for the facility in November last year, is investing $800 million in the new 775,000-square-foot beef processing plant, officials said Monday in a press release. AFG broke ground on the project Monday.
The new plant is expected to bring over 1,300 new jobs with an annual payroll of about $80 million, and generate $1 billion in economic impact in Missouri, state officials said.Read More