McNuggets Plant Moving to Ponca City

Ponca City, OK –
Poultry company to open plant in Ponca City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Poultry companies in Oklahoma and Arkansas say they'll be announcing plans for a chicken processing plant in Ponca City with 350 new jobs.

Oklahoma City-based Dorada Foods and Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson Foods released a statement Friday saying a formal announcement is planned for Monday in Ponca City.

The release says Dorada will occupy a former Tyson plant in Ponca City and provide chicken products to McDonald's restaurants. The plant is to begin operating in mid-2011.