September 16, 2014 1:40 PM ET

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Company Overview of Peco Foods, Inc.

Company Overview

Peco Foods, Inc. operates as an integrated poultry processing and packaging company. The company engages in growing, processing, marketing, and exporting poultry products to retail-grocer and food-service markets in the United States. It specializes in boneless breast products. The company exports its products to North and South America, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Peco Foods, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It has processing plants, live operations, feed mills, and hatcheries in Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas.

1020 Lurleen Wallace Boulevard North

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

United States

Founded in 1937

Phone:

205-345-4711

Fax:

205-366-4533

Key Executives for Peco Foods, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Operating Officer
Vice-President
Age: 75
Director of Sales and Marketing
National Retail Sales Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Peco Foods, Inc. Key Developments

Peco Foods Plans to Locate a Fully Integrated Poultry Facility in Randolph and Clay Counties

Peco Foods announced that it plans to locate a new, fully integrated poultry facility in Randolph and Clay Counties. The new facility will include a hatchery, feed mill and processing plant. Through both locations, the company plans to add 1,000 new jobs and invest an estimated $165 million. The processing plant and hatchery will be located just outside of Pocahontas' city limits and the feed mill will be in Corning. Construction will begin in two phases. Groundbreaking on the feed mill site is set for April 2014 and the first stages of work on the hatchery and processing plant site will begin in July 2014.

Peco Foods, Inc. Expands Two Facilities in Independence County

Peco Foods, Inc. announced it will expand a feed mill in Newark and a processing plant in Batesville purchased in 2011. The expansions will add 300 combined jobs to the plants, bringing total employment in Independence County to 866. In addition, the company plans to invest a total of $13.8 million in the two facilities.

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