Koch Foods announced that it will expand a poultry plant in west Georgia and plans to create 750 new jobs. The $49 million investment will include the addition of two new processing lines, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“This is a great example of the important role Georgia’s existing companies play in supporting our economy,” said Chris Cummiskey, the state’s economic development commissioner. “Thanks to the collective efforts of all involved, this expansion will have long-term benefits for Harris County and its area farmers, as well as for the state’s agribusiness economy.”

The plant was a former Cagle’s facility that Koch acquired last year. The company retained 350 jobs there and later added 350 additional jobs.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution