Prestage Foods plans 1,000 jobs at Iowa pork facility

MASON CITY, Iowa — Prestage Farms will build and operate a new fresh pork processing facility in Mason City.

The company expects to employ as many as 1,000 people in a single shift. Future expansion plans will be able to accommodate a second shift with another 1,000 employees.

Supported by state and Mason City economic development tax incentives, the company plans to make a total capital investment in excess of $240 million to build a state-of-the-art facility that will be more than 650,000 square feet.

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Photo courtesy of Prestage Farms

Source: Economic Development HQ

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