Smithfield Foods expands grain operations in Ohio

Company adding facilities in Harpster and Morral.

Smithfield Foods announced Sept. 21 the expansion of its grain purchasing and handling operations by adding facilities in Harpster and Morral, Ohio. The purchase connects grain and soybean farmers with new global markets while advancing Smithfield's commitment to supply chain sustainability and proving the benefits of its vertically integrated structure, the company said.

Grain purchased at the Harpster buying station will feed hogs throughout Smithfield's Eastern Hog Production Di

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