- Perdue Farms
company_name = Perdue Farms
company_slogan = A Healthy Obsession With Chicken
foundation = 1920
products = Poultry, chicken
homepage = [http://www.perdue.com/ Perdue]
Perdue Farms is a major chicken processing company based in
Salisbury, Maryland, United States. The company was founded by Arthur Perduebut became a major regional business under his son Frank Perdue. Since 1991, the company has been headed by Frank's son Jim Perdue.
As of 2005, Perdue Farms is the third-largest American producer of broilers (chickens for eating), annually producing 59,320,000 pounds of ready-to-cook broiler meat. Perdue is behind
Tyson Foods(151,300,000 lbs.) and Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (150,930,000 lbs.)Fact|date=October 2007
Perdue Farms is not to be confused with
* [http://www.perdue.com Perdue official website]
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