Once restored, Mocksville Poultry Facility to feature state-of-the-art processing equipment.
Brakebush Brothers, Inc., a 93-year-old family owned value-added processor of many traditional and innovative chicken products, finalized the asset purchase of the House of Raeford Farms, Inc. processing facility in Mocksville, N.C.
In December 2017, the House of Raeford facility was badly damaged in a fire. The 72,000 square foot plant will be restored with state-of-the-art processing equipment. The updated facility will accommodate three production lines, when fully utilized, which is projected for early 2019.
Brakebush is retaining the employment of many of the management, administrative and hourly staff. The plant will employ over 300 team members when at full capacity.
Brakebush Brothers Inc., headquartered in Westfield, Wis. also with operations in Irving, Texas and Wells, Minn., employs over 1,900 people and sells more than 200 further processed chicken products to Foodservice, Industrial, C-Store and Restaurant channels.