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2014-04-15 12:30:38

RADNOR, Pennsylvania, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that JBS, the world's leading processor of animal protein, has completed implementation of the Quintiq optimization platform at 13 processing facilities in the United States. The disassembly of livestock is a complicated process that requires respect for the animal and a responsibility to maximize...

2011-07-29 07:05:00

GREELEY, Colo., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced plans to close its chicken-processing plant in Dallas, Texas, within 60 days as part of its continuing effort to reduce costs and operate more efficiently. The Dallas plant is scheduled to close by September 30, 2011. Production from the Dallas plant will be consolidated into several other Pilgrim's facilities in the region, including the processing and prepared-foods plants in Mt....

2011-07-26 22:16:00

GREELEY, Colo., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced it is expanding last week's voluntary recall of ready-to-eat chicken products due to potential contamination from Listeria Monocytogenes. The expanded recall involves approximately 7,072 pounds of Pilgrim's Pride Brand Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets that were shipped to 57 Dollar General stores in the following states: West Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana,...

2011-06-13 15:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies & Co. 2011 Global Consumer Conference on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Nantucket, MA. Bill Lovette, Pilgrim's president and chief executive officer, will address investors beginning at approximately 2:20 p.m. Eastern. An audio version of the presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at the following link:...

2011-05-10 07:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it will participate in the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Bill Lovette, Pilgrim's president and chief executive officer, will address investors beginning at approximately 10 a.m. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at the following link:...

2011-02-02 11:31:00

GREELEY, Colo., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three contract growers for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) were honored last week by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association for environmental excellence at their family-owned farms. The awards were presented at the annual International Poultry Exposition show in Atlanta. It marks the first time in the history of the award that three regional winners grow for the same company. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Family Farm...

2011-01-18 11:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) has introduced a redesigned, consumer-friendly website featuring an expanded recipe section from some of America's best chefs, valuable coupons and updated information about the second-largest chicken company in the U.S. The new website (www.pilgrims.com) is the latest phase of Pilgrim's ongoing rebranding campaign. Last fall Pilgrim's introduced new consumer packaging on its case-ready meats as part of...

2011-01-17 08:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) will host a conference call with investors on Friday, February 11, 2011, at 9 a.m. Mountain (11 a.m. Eastern) to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=75862. (Please copy and paste the link into the browser.) To listen live via telephone, call toll-free 888-378-4361, passcode...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it intends to offer $350 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2018 ("the Notes") in a private placement to be conducted pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), subject to market and other conditions. The Notes will be issued by Pilgrim's Pride and will be guaranteed on a senior...

2010-11-03 15:00:00

GREELEY, Colo., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced it will host an annual meeting of shareholders on December 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. Mountain time at its corporate headquarters located at 1770 Promontory Circle in Greeley, CO. The purpose of the shareholders' meeting will be to review the company's performance during fiscal 2009 and the "transition" quarter ended December 27, 2009. Shareholders also will be asked to consider the election...


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