Meat & Livestock News

Conecuh Sausage to Open $58 Million Facility in Alabama


  • Conecuh Sausage announces a $58 million investment for a new production facility in Andalusia, Alabama, creating 110 jobs.
  • The family-owned company, established in 1947, continues to operate its original plant in Evergreen.
  • Expansion aims to meet the growing demand for its hickory-smoked sausages, with a focus on local economic growth and job creation.

Conecuh Sausage, a renowned Alabama-based processor of hickory-smoked sausages, has unveiled plans for a significant expansion with an investment of nearly $58 million. This investment is earmarked for the establishment of a second production facility located in Andalusia, Alabama.

This strategic move is set to bolster the company’s production capabilities, creating 110 new jobs in the process. The decision to expand within Alabama underscores Conecuh Sausage’s commitment to fostering local economic growth and employment opportunities.

The company’s roots trace back to 1947, marking its legacy as a family-owned enterprise dedicated to crafting quality sausage products.

Under the leadership of John Crum Sessions, the president, and his son, John Henry Sessions, Conecuh Sausage has flourished, distributing its products through a blend of direct online sales, local grocery stores, national retailers, and independent distributors. This expansion reflects the Sessions’ vision to meet and exceed the growing consumer demand for their products.

In their statement, the Sessions expressed enthusiasm about becoming part of the Andalusia community, emphasising their goal to contribute positively to the local economy while continuing to serve their loyal customer base.

The decision to establish the new facility in Alabama, despite considering multiple locations in the Midwest, highlights Conecuh Sausage’s dedication to its Alabama roots and its confidence in the state’s supportive business environment.

This expansion is more than just a business development; it’s a testament to Conecuh Sausage’s enduring legacy, its commitment to quality, and its vision for the future. As the company prepares to open its doors in Andalusia, it stands as a beacon of growth, innovation, and community engagement in the heart of Alabama.