Smithfield Foods added three production lines to their St. James facility in March 2022. Smithfield Foods created 140 jobs with the added production lines. They invested upwards of $800,000 to expand their parking lot to accommodate this growth in production lines and employees.
Construction for the parking lot was completed by M.R. Paving & Excavating and Roadways Construction. Smithfield Foods is an American food company dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly.®"