WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Allen Family Foods says it is selling a Maryland chicken production complex and a Delaware feed mill to Amick Farms LLC.

The companies announced Thursday the signing of an asset purchase agreement that includes the production complex and hatchery in Hurlock, Md. and the feed mill in Delmar, Del. The companies plan to complete the sale by the end of the month.

Allen president and CEO Bob Turley says the company will expand its processing plant in Cordova, Md. Previously, the Seaford-based company said it would expand its Harbeson plant.

Amick says it will continue to operate its South Carolina plant.

Its president and CEO, Ben Harrison, says it will increase production at the Hurlock plant.


Information from: The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal, http://www.delawareonline.com

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