Big news that affects the local (and state) poultry industry: Talk Business & Politics is reporting that Springdale, Ark.-based George’s, Inc., the nation’s 11th largest poultry producer, is in talks to purchase Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP), based out of Rogers, Ark.
OMP has facilities in Batesville and in Rogers and employs more than 1,800 people. The company produces antibiotic free and non-GMO chicken products, servicing the retail and foodservice channels with its Forester Farmers Market brand.
“The ability to provide today’s consumer with affordable antibiotic free and non-GMO poultry products is very important to our overall strategy,” Carl George, co-chief executive of George’s, noted in the article.
To read the full article from Talk Business & Politics, click here.
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