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Governor Awards $10 Million to Strengthen Food Supply Chain in Ohio, Richland County

17 Feb , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse, Governor DeWine press relesae

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted have announced that 40 Ohio livestock and poultry producers will receive grants totaling $10 million to help them expand capacity and meet the growing demand for meat processing services.

Included in that number was a grant for a southern Richland County meat supplier.

“The supply chain issues that our country is facing have put increased pressure on our meat processors, and they can’t keep up with the demand,” said Governor DeWine. “By awarding this money, we can help these Ohio businesses enhance their operations to strengthen the local meat supply chain and reduce reliance on out-of-state processors.”

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