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Foster Farms delays adding growers

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Soaring corn prices has caused Foster Farms to delay adding poultry growers to its list of contracted growers, the company’s director of marketing services said Wednesday.

Ira Brill said that while the 29 poultry farmers the company had planned to add won’t be brought on yet, none of the approximately 100 current contract growers will be affected.

He also said none of the plant’s 1,300 processing workers will be affected.

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