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Pearl River Foods adding hundreds of new jobs

Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is growing its workforce in Carthage, adding 450 jobs.

Posted: Jul 12, 2018 10:27 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is growing its workforce in Carthage, adding 450 jobs.

These new jobs will help support an increase in production. The additional jobs will bring the company's employment to 600 workers.

In 2017, Pearl River Foods announced the company was locating a further processing plant in Carthage to better serve the local poultry industry.

The announcement marked an investment of more than $2 million and created 150 jobs.

Approximately 100 of the new jobs have been filled. Those interested in applying should visit the local WIN Job Center located at 202 C.O. Brooks Street in Carthage.

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