Allen Harim nixes planned Millsboro processing plant

Allen Harim Foods has given up plans to open a new poultry plant in Millsboro, ending a multi-year effort that once promised 700 jobs but ultimately produced only legal battles with local environmental groups.

“Our company has a strategic plan that guides us in every decision we make, and we have concluded that our best course of action in Millsboro is to not process live chickens,” CEO Steve Evans said in a statement announcing the decision on Friday.

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