$1.6 Million Grant For Crescent Meats
16 Nov 2022
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and White House domestic policy advisor Susan Rice were in Chippewa County to award grant funds to Chippewa Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) investor Crescent Meats. Along with other CEDC investors CBS Squared and the Roc Group the team helped the company apply for the Meat and Poultry Processing Expansion Program (MPPEP)-a Biden Administration program plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars across the country to increase competition, boost farmer and rancher income and lower grocery costs for families. Crescent Meats application was part of the first round of grants investing $73 million and was one of 21 projects across the country awarded funding.