SUSTAINABILITY IN POULTRY PROCESSING
Marshall Durbin Companies, Jasper, Ala., takes a proactive approach to wastewater pretreatment with aggressive offal vacuuming and water reuse.
When Marshall Durbin Sr. made the decision in 1932 to add live poultry to his two retail fish stands in Birmingham, Ala., he set his fledging food company on the path to become what is today the United States’ 19th largest poultry producer. Marshall Durbin Companies generated $326 million in sales during 2011, employs 2,000 people and operates two poultry processing plants in Jasper, Ala. and Hattiesburg, Miss. The company produces a RTC volume of 7.65 million pounds per week, with 65 percent of that production supplying the food service industry.Read more