Tyson Foods on Tuesday announced plans to expand its international operations in China, Thailand and the Netherlands.

The company plans to build new production facilities in China and Thailand and expand its facility in the Netherlands. The expansions would add over 100,000 metric tons (MT) of fully-cooked poultry capacity, Tyson Foods’ press release said. In total, the expansion plans are expected to add around 1,850 jobs.

“Global population and income growth will continue to drive an increased need for protein,” Tyson Foods president and CEO Dean Banks said. “These investments allow us to increase our in-country operations and global export capabilities, helping us bring more safe, high-quality protein for consumers in these countries as well as for customers in other parts of the world.”

“We have been aggressively building our overseas presence servicing foodservice and expanding into retail with innovative products,” Tyson Foods International President Chris Langholz said. “Our team recently launched the Tyson brand into key markets including in European foodservice and in Thailand retail through e-commerce. We invested in e-commerce food delivery across the globe. The market is changing, and we’re changing with in. We’ll continue to enhance our ability to serve growing global demand for value-added protein.”