For over six decades, Pilgrim's has produced healthy, high-quality food products that go into some of the world's finest recipes. Working with over 4,000 family farms throughout the U.S. and Mexico, we are dedicated to providing these wholesome, high-quality products at a great value. As the second-largest chicken producer in the world, Pilgrim's has the capacity to process more than 34 million birds per week for a total of more than 10 billion pounds of live chickens annually.
With corporate headquarters located in Greeley, Colorado, we have operations in 14 U.S. states as well as in Mexico and Puerto Rico. We are committed to the 40,000 plus team members who work with us to provide products to foodservice, retail and frozen entrée customers. The company’s primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants as well as through the export of chicken products to customers all over the world. Pilgrim's Pride is a part of the JBS USA family. JBS S.A., the world's largest protein company, owns 78.5% of our outstanding common stock.
To become the BEST and MOST RESPECTED Company in our industry, creating opportunities for a better future for our team members.