Smithfield Foods investing $45 million into Sioux Falls facility

A major renovation and expansion project at a Sioux Falls meat processing facility could bring dozens of new jobs to the city.

Smithfield Foods is investing nearly $45 million into its Sioux Falls operations, the company announced Friday.

A spokesperson for the company said it will create 70 new jobs.

The project will expand the facility's high-speed bacon live and ground seasoned pork operation, as well its distribution center.