Jun 2018

Vicksburg Lumber Mill to Begin Operations as Vicksburg Forest Products, Create 125 Jobs

Jackson, Miss. (June 19, 2018) – Vicksburg Forest Products is opening a lumber mill in Vicksburg, Miss. After significant upgrades and modifications are complete, the multi-million dollar corporate investment will create 125 jobs. “Vicksburg’s ideal location combined with the region’s fertile timberland positions Vicksburg Forest Products for years of success in Warren County. I commend […]

Pearl River Foods Locating Processing Plant in Carthage

Jackson, Mississippi — Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is locating a processing plant in Carthage, investing more than $2 million and creating 150 jobs. “I am proud to welcome Pearl River Foods as the newest business partner to the state of Mississippi,” said Governor Phil Bryant. “Mississippi provides an inviting business climate where companies can […]

Express Grain Terminals Expands in Greenwood, Creates 65 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — October 25, 2016 — Express Grain Terminals has expanded agricultural product processing operations in Greenwood, Mississippi, creating 10 new jobs and investing $2 million. Earlier this year, the company created 55 jobs and invested $13 million in Mississippi. “Agribusiness is a significant economic driver in Mississippi. I am glad Express Grain Terminals found the […]

Consolidated Catfish Expanding Operations in Humphreys County

Jackson, Mississippi — November 24, 2015— Officials from catfish producer and processor Consolidated Catfish announce the company is expanding operations at its facility in Isola, Mississippi, in Humphreys County. The project represents a corporate investment of $900,000 and will create 12 jobs. “Mississippi’s existing businesses, such as Consolidated Catfish, are major economic drivers for the state. When […]

Koch Foods Expanding in Forest and Morton, Mississippi, Creating 203 New Jobs

Forest, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from poultry processor Koch Foods announced today the company is expanding operations at its facilities in Forest and Morton, Mississippi. The expansions represent corporate investments of approximately $2 million and $33 million, respectively, and will create a total of 203 jobs – 23 at the Forest location and […]

Indianola Pecan House Expanding Operations in Indianola

Jackson, Mississippi — June 26, 2015 — Officials from Indianola Pecan House announce the company is expanding operations in Indianola, Mississippi. The project represents a $50,000 corporate investment and will create 10 jobs, bringing the total number employed at the Indianola location to 60. For the expansion, Indianola Pecan House will relocate its cracking and cooking operations […]

Timber Company Pro South Expanding in Prentiss County

Jackson, Mississippi — March 24, 2015 — Officials from Pro South announce the company is expanding its operations by adding a sawmill at its location near Booneville, Mississippi, in Prentiss County. The project represents a $2.75 million company investment and will create 57 new jobs. Pro South is involved in several sectors of the timber […]
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