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Golden State Foods Plans Meat Processing Center In Opelika, Alabama

Golden State Foods Corp. plans to build a new state-of-the-art meat processing facility in Northeast Opelika Industrial Park. The capital investment in the facility is estimated to be between $40 and $45 million and will create 173 new jobs in Opelika, Alabama.

According to Wayne Morgan, Corporate Vice President, President Meat Group Golden State Foods; “ After careful consideration, we selected Opelika as the site for our new facility based on the strategic location along I-85, the available workforce and the atmosphere of industry and government cooperation.”

Mayor Gary Fuller stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Golden State Foods to Opelika. They will make a great addition to our diverse manufacturing community.”

Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield said, “Alabama continues to attract great companies like Golden State Foods. We are glad to support their growth here in Opelika.”


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