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By Barbara Soderlin / / World-Herald staff writer Jun 22, 2017 Costco’s chicken processing operation is expected to have a ripple effect in Nebraska’s economy far beyond the cornfield where officials turned ceremonial shovels of dirt Monday morning. Its estimated $1.2 billion annual economic impact compares to about 1 percent of the...

Tyler Harris | Jun 20, 2017 New state-of-the-art facility to begin production in April, 2019; will bring about 800 jobs to community and $1.2 billion economic impact each year. Yesterday, Gov. Pete Ricketts joined Fremont Mayor Scott Getzschman and officials from Costco, Lincoln Premium Poultry, the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership, and...

By Alyssa Sobotka Mar 2, 2017 FREMONT – In the final stages before receiving project approval, Lincoln Premium Poultry continues to make plans for its Costco poultry processing plant south of Fremont, some which could affect Saunders County residents. The Georgia-based company hired to operate the processing plant set to produce rotisserie chickens at Costco locations across the western half of the nation began hosting meetings over the last year since first unveiling the project. Officials met with potential growers, lenders and community influencers across multiple locations.

January 13, 2017, By Ken Anderson At a recent ag event in Fremont, Nebraska, we visited with Walt Shafer of Lincoln Premium Poultry. Schafer is the project manager for the chicken processing plant that Costco plans to construct in Fremont. As proposed, the plant will process two million broilers per week. Shafer talked about the timeline for construction of the plant and the process of signing up contract growers. He also addressed questions about “industrial agriculture” and animal welfare.