2018 Key Facts and Figures


of our U.S. and European facilities passed Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) food safety audits


of our food products adhere to federal labeling requirements


customers in over 100 countries are served by Pilgrim’s

For more than seven decades, Pilgrim’s has produced safe, wholesome, high-quality poultry products enjoyed by consumers around the globe. As a leading chicken company in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and Europe, Pilgrim’s provides nearly 124 million 4oz. servings to consumers daily and supplies approximately 13.3 billion pounds of poultry products annually to customers worldwide. Pilgrim’s primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants, as well as through the export of our products globally.

Pilgrim’s commitment to excellence begins with exceptional quality-control standards integrated throughout our operations. Our production facilities feature food safety and production technologies that allow us to offer our customers and consumers high-quality products. We are proud to provide our customers and consumers with choices that meet their nutritional needs and ethical expectations. From traditional to antibiotic-free (also referred to as no antibiotics ever [NAE]), vegetarian-fed and organic to customized consumer-ready prepared foods, we employ the same high standards of excellence to provide a safe and enjoyable eating experience.

We continue to invest in and focus on innovation, motivated by consumer insights and market research, and have successfully increased the diversity of our product offerings. Our product portfolio closely aligns with consumer trends and needs, and we continue to inspire new products and packaging solutions, while maintaining the high-quality standards our consumers have come to expect and enjoy from Pilgrim’s.

Our 2018 Stories

Learn more about how we’re making food safety, quality and transparency a priority for our customers and consumers.

2018 McDonald’s Best Supplier

Pilgrim’s Mexico

McDonald’s awarded the Pilgrim’s Mexico team as the 2018 Best Supplier in Mexico. This distinction was granted for excellence in product quality, results and committing to continuous improvement.

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2018 National Quality Award TIF

Pilgrim’s Mexico

In 2018, the Pilgrim’s Mexico team won the National Quality Award TIF. This recognition is given by the National Association of Establishments TIF, AC, ANETIF, to companies with the best practices in food safety, business management and competitiveness, for the benefit of public health and the creation of value for consumers.

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Multi-million Pound Investment Program

Pilgrim’s Moy Park

In June 2018, Pilgrim’s Moy Park announced an investment of over £18 million across a number of its sites in Lincolnshire, U.K. The investments form part of the company’s ongoing strategic investment program, which is focused on enhancing operations across its agriculture and processing facilities, boosting production to a record 6 million birds per week…

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Just BARE®


In 2018, Just BARE®, a Pilgrim’s brand committed to providing good food for more people, lunched an innovative, 3-D experience to help consumers better understand the versatility of rotisserie chicken. Accessible on Just BARE packaging, the initiative takes a new twist on instructional cooking videos by including Augmented Reality (AR) technology that allows consumers to…

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