Tyson Foods has added a $3 million line at its plant in Emporia, creating about 16 new jobs.
The company says the additional line was needed to make a product for a national food-service customer.
The Emporia Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/13GQN58 ) Tyson built a new room to house the line, modified existing refrigeration and installed new equipment.
The state provided tax credits for capital investments and training credits to Tyson to support the expansion.
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About 950 people currently work at the plant.