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Pilgrim’s Pride to Close Rendering Plant

16 August 2013

US - US poultry processor Pilgrim's Pride, part of the giant JBS group is to close its rendering plant in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Pilgrim‘s Pride is to move production of chicken meal for pet food to another plant in Texas.

According to a report in the North Colorado Business Report, the closure, which will take place next month, will mean the loss of 29 jobs.

Pilgrim’s Pride closed the processing plant in El Dorado in 2009.

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