Photo Release: Gov. Ricketts Celebrates Costco Investment in Fremont
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Gov. Ricketts Celebrates Costco Investment in Fremont
Gov. Pete Ricketts addresses attendees at the groundbreaking
for Costco’s first-ever chicken processing plant.
Gov. Ricketts shakes hands with Costco Director of Strategic
Planning and Development Jonathan Luz shortly following
Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony in Fremont.
FREMONT – On Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts and local leaders celebrated another clear marker of economic momentum for the State of Nebraska and the Fremont region with Lincoln Premium Poultry’s groundbreaking for Costco’s first-ever poultry processing plant, hatchery, and feed mill facility. Projected to open in April 2019, the $300-million project is expected to generate an overall economic impact of $1.2 billion annually, create approximately 800 new jobs, and connect Costco to a dedicated network of producers in eastern Nebraska.