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Business Focus - Claxton Poultry in Sylvania
Kemp: Rural Georgia ripe for growth
Claxton Poultry Farms Inc. President Mikell Fries, right, shows Gov. Brian Kemp, center, and his wife Marty Kemp, left, chicken front halves on the deboning line at the at the company's new facility in Sylvania. - photo by FRANK FORTUNE/special
Claxton Poultry’s new deboning and processing plant at Sylvania is in production, turning out ready-to-cook chicken portions mainly for Chick-fil-A. Running since June, the plant already employs 187 people, Claxton Poultry President Mikell R. Fries announced during a ceremony last week with Gov.
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