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Prestage Farms revealed as $150 million Project Goal Post
Will build new turkey processing plant at Governor’s Hill
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S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers (left) presents a gift to Dr. Ron Prestage, CEO of Prestage Farms, following Prestage’s official announcement that his family would be investing at least $150 million to build a new turkey processing facility at Governor’s Hill Industrial Park near I-20 Exit 101. The plant will not only employ nearly 300 people but, Prestage said, also create indirect jobs related to trucking, maintenance and more. The state-of-the-art plant should open by the end of 2022. (Martin L. Cahn/C-I)
Project Goal Post now has a real name: Prestage Farms. Prestage is committing no less than $150 million to build a new turkey processing plant at Governor’s Hill Industrial Park near I-20 Exit 101. The investment will create 292 new jobs under a local subsidiary of the company, Prestage Farms of South Carolina LLC.