ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 30, 2014 – Rogers, Arkansas-based Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP) is expanding its footprint in the state with the Oct. 3 opening of a poultry deboning facility in a former poultry facility located at 110 Industrial Park Drive, just south of Highway 278 in Warren. OMP will initially employ approximately 124 people from the Warren area with opportunities to add a second shift and double its employment in the future. The facility will help the company meet the progressively growing demand for its product.
“We are very happy to be opening this facility in Warren,” said Ed Fryar, CEO, Ozark Mountain Poultry. “Warren is a wonderful community, and we’ve been able to hire great employees that will help us bring greatchicken to consumers across the country.”
OMP produces premium quality chicken for the restaurant industry and its products are also available at a variety of grocery retailers throughout the U.S. through its consumer-based brand Forester Farmer’s Market.
Warren Mayor Bryan Martin, Chamber of Commerce President Dave King and other local officials will join Fryar and members of the OMP team for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and official opening of the facility. Production is scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 1.
Editor’s Note: A grand opening ceremony will be held at the facility on Friday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. Media is invited to attend. Opportunities to interview OMP CEO Ed Fryar are available at or prior to the event.