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Catfish producer and processor expanding in Miss. Delta

ISOLA — A catfish producer and processor is expanding its operation in the Mississippi Delta town of Isola.

Consolidated Catfish currently employs 425 people and announced Tuesday that it is adding 12 jobs.

The state’s economic development agency, Mississippi Development Authority, says it provided $100,000 to help the company improve a wastewater treatment facility.

The company is investing $900,000 for the expansion. It is buying a new spiral freezer and improving other equipment.

Consolidated Catfish owns and labels two brands, Country Select and Delta Pride.

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