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Local News
9:24 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Feeding Those In Need This Thanksgiving

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Some ten-thousand dinner boxes  were packed as part of the 20th Annual Mountaire’s “Thankgiving for Thousands” food drive yesterday in Selbyville at the Mountaire Warehouse on Railroad Avenue.  

They will feed an estimated 45 thousand individuals this holiday.

WMDT reports that the dinners included food ranging from canned corn, yams and cranberry sauce to boxed stuffing mix and a plump Mountaire roaster.     

Meanwhile, many non-profit groups are gearing up to feed those in need during the holidays.

Delmarva Public Radio's Brendan Guihen has this report.

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Local News
10:29 am
Fri November 15, 2013

More Jobs for Millsboro Mountaire Facilities

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49 new jobs are expected to come to the Millsboro plant as Mountaire Farms expands its operations.

The jobs are expected to pay around $25,000 a year.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that company was just approved for an $87-thousand grant from the Delaware Strategic Fund tied to the jobs and a $129-thousand grant from the Delaware Strategic Fund Capital Expenditure for capital improvements.

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Local News
8:52 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Mountaire Seeks $200,000 Grant for Expansion in Delaware

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Poultry processing company Mountaire Farms of Delaware is seeking more than $200,000 in taxpayer grants to expand its business.

Mountaire is asking for a state Strategic Fund Performance grant of up to $87,759 and a state Strategic Fund Capital Expenditure grant of up to $129,000.

The company plans to use the funds to expand its processing plant in Millsboro.

Mountaire's request for state funds was one of several to be considered by the Delaware Council on Development Finance at its meeting Monday in Dover.

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