Dailys Premium Meats to Build New Facility in St. Joseph, Create 212 New Jobs

Daily’s Premium Meats, a meat processing company specializing in “sliced-to-order” naturally smoked bacon, announced it will build a new, 100,000 square-foot facility in St. Joseph, Mo.

Daily’s expects to hire 212 employees during the first five years of operation, with an average annual salary of $32,154, plus benefits. The initial capital investment is approximately $41.5 million.

The company expects to begin construction this summer and anticipates commencing production in May 2016. This will be Daily’s third U.S. facility, with the other two in Missoula, Mont., and Salt Lake City. The facility will be built on vacant lands across from Triumph Foods’ St. Joseph plant, 5501 Stockyards Expressway.

[St. Joseph Economic Development Partnership]