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Carolina Precision Foods Plans Florence, South Carolina, Processing Plant

Carolina Precision Foods, a joint venture of Carolina Fresh Foods and owners of Lake Foods, will establish operations in Florence, South Carolina. The $10 million project is expected to create 402 jobs.

Located at 2901 W. Darlington Street, the new facility will partner with regional poultry processors in custom further processing of poultry products. Operations are expected to be online in August 2022.

“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. 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. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Florence County,” said Carolina Precision Foods, Chief Financial Officer Jim Robinson.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

“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.

Carolina Precision Foods, LLC is a poultry further processing company that specializes in deboning, portioning, marination, custom further processing and mechanically separating food.

“We are excited to welcome Carolina Precision Foods, LLC to the state of South Carolina. Their operation will offer additional processing opportunities to our state’s poultry growers. We look forward to the continued growth of our state’s agribusiness industry,” South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers said.

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