MACON — A small crowd gathered on the front lawn of Superior Catfish Products in Macon on Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking for an expansion that will double the size of the facility and bring new jobs to Noxubee County.
“I get a bigger satisfaction out of an announcement like this in rural Mississippi than I do with the bigger announcements,” said Mickey Milligan, chief economic development officer for the Mississippi Development Authority. “This is very meaningful to Macon and Noxubee County.”
The catfish processing plant will add a new production facility and turn the current one into dry storage space, bringing the total square footage of the plant close to 74,000, general manager Fred Johnson said.
Read the rest of Tess Vrbin’s article at The Commercial Dispatch.