Foster Farms yesterday announced a multi-million-dollar capital investment project to support an expansion and upgrade of the company’s poultry processing facility in Livingston, California  Foster Farms will expand the facility’s product lines and add jobs.

Foster Farms spokesperson Ira Brill could not say exactly how much the company planned to spend on the expansion, noting that the Foster Farms is privately held.

The expansion project is underway with completion scheduled for September. State and local leaders worked with the company to offer a $6.5 million economic incentive package.  “This is a perfect example of government working with local business to help keep jobs in the valley and grow our economic base,” Merced County Board of Supervisors Chairman Lloyd Pareira said.