Allen Harim announces consolidation of processing operations

Chicken processor closing facility due to age of facility and desire to improve company's competitive position.

Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken in the Delmarva region, announced last week that it is consolidating its processing operation to one central location, leading to the closure of a plant in Cordova, Md., in July.

The closure will affect approximately 300 employees at that facility, who will be offered jobs at the company's other locations.

According to Steve Evans, chief executive officer of Allen Harim, a combination of factors contributed to the deci

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