Sofina Foods is getting $5.3 million from the Ontario government for improvements and expansions to its turkey processing facilities in Mitchell and Dublin.
The expanded turkey processing facilities will add about 100 jobs to the existing staff of 60. The company is investing about $55 million.
Sofina Foods is one of the largest meat processors in Ontario, employing more than 2,400 people in 11 facilities across the province.
Sofina Foods sells private label and branded products under labels such as Lilydale, Janes, San Daniele and Mastro.
“Our new plant features state of the art equipment and technology representing the latest advancements in the areas of animal care and meat processing,” said Rick Turvey, Sofina’s executive vice president for operations and supply chain.