Costco Officials Give Final Approval To Chicken Processing Plant Near Fremont

FREMONT- Costco officials have given final approval for construction of the company’s planned chicken processing operation near Fremont.

 Company Vice President of real estate Jackie Frank said site work could begin in the next few weeks. A ceremonial groundbreaking is also planned for June. Costco would invest about $280 million to build the plant, hatchery and feed mill complex.

The plant is projected to open April 2019.