Affordable Housing Project

Beardstown, Illinois

JBS Establishes Revolving Housing Fund

A JBS investment of $1 million will create a Revolving Housing Fund to be developed in phases. JBS and the City of Beardstown are working together to create affordable family homes and remove obstacles to homeownership for the Beardstown community. In February 2022, JBS purchased approximately 37 acres of farmland just East of Beardstown, which the city has now annexed into the city limits.

Partner: Beardstown Savings Bank

Completion Date: Indefinite

Footprint in Beardstown

The JBS Pork facility in Beardstown, Ill., produces more than 7 million 8-ounce servings of pork per day and more than 1 billion pounds per year. Located in the heart of corn country, our centralized operations enable efficiency and quality for meeting customer needs.

Producers: 265
Payments to Producers: $810M+
Payroll Taxes: $7M+


Team Members

$ 100 M+


$ 7 M+