Perdue Farms

Infobox_Company
company_name = Perdue Farms
company_
company_type = Farm
company_slogan = A Healthy Obsession With Chicken
foundation = 1920
location = Salisbury, Maryland
key_people =
industry = Poultry, chicken
num_employees =
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 Perdue but 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 Purdue University.

External links

* [http://www.perdue.com Perdue official website]


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