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About Mountaire

About Mountaire

Family is at the heart of our company, and giving back is at the heart of our core values.

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Giving Back

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Giving Back Stories

At Mountaire Farms, we believe in more than just making a donation; we believe in making a difference.

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Environmental friendly facility



Mountaire is a leader in developing new ways to make our industry more sustainable.

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One Health Certified

One Health Certified

One Health Certified

One Health Certified is the next generation of responsible animal care.

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We Deliver Fresh, Healthy, Nutritious Chicken Products Worldwide

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Mountaire Farms is a fast growing agricultural food processing company with almost 10,000 employees at our facilities in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.
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Wholesale Products

Our Wholesale partners include national food service companies and further processors who have come to expect superior products consistently delivered with excellent customer service.
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Retail Products

Mountaire Farms is the leading producer of private label chicken products in the United States.
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International Products

We export our products to over 60 countries around the world.
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Largest Chicken Company



3 Billion
3 Billion

Pounds of Chicken Produced per Year

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Posted Mar 24 2023 in News

Mountaire Views Safe Feed/Safe Food as Gold Standard

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Mountaire’s Scotland County Feed Mill Named “Feed Facility of the Year”

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Posted Nov 22 2022 in News

12,000 boxes packed on Delmarva to feed families at Thanksgiving

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Just the Facts

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At Mountaire Farms, 100% of our broiler chickens are raised on family-owned farms.

Throughout the industry, that number is approximately 95 percent.

Antibiotics are not present in any chicken sold in a grocery store.

It is an animal welfare concern to not administer medicine to a sick chicken, but federal regulations require a withdrawal period before an animal is allowed to re-enter the food supply chain.

It has been illegal since the 1950s to administer hormones or steroids to chickens.

No chicken you buy contains added hormones or steroids, regardless of whether or not this is called out on the label.

There are said to be more than 25 billion chickens on the planet

Which makes them the most abundant bird in the world.

A chicken egg takes approximately 21 days to incubate.

There are around 30 distinct vocalizations that chickens make as their form of communication.

Throughout the industry, that number is approximately 95 percent.

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