West Liberty Foods to close Mount Vernon turkey plant
West Liberty Foods announced plans last week to shutter its Mount Pleasant processing facility, which primarily produces sliced turkey breast meat sourced from Iowa farms.
The closure will impact 350 employees.
A news release announcing the closure noted that, "(West
Liberty Foods) has seen a recent shift in the types of products and capabilities needed to support their customers. This shift has resulted in a drastic reduction in pre-sliced deli meats, leaving this facility and its equipment unmatched to the company’s future needs and...
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