Hormel Foods Corp. has announced plans to remodel and expand its Fremont, NE, pork processing plant.

The $7 million expansion will boost slaughter by 7,000 head to 52,000 head/week. Work is to be completed in December.

The changes will not affect employment. Fremont is the second-largest Hormel plant with about 1,200 employees. It is one of only two U.S. plants that makes Spam.