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P.O. Box 1760
United States
Peco Foods Inc. is a family-owned, fully integrated poultry grower, processor and marketer based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The company was started by Herman Hickman in 1937 in Gordo, Alabama, as a small hatchery and feed mill. The company operates in Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. It employs 6,642.
Peco Foods produced 36.9 million pounds of ready-to-cook chicken on a weekly basis in 2023, an increase from 33.8 million pounds processed in 2022. Its 2023 sales totaled $2 billion, an increase from $1.973 billion in 2022. Peco’s sales break out is 47% industrial, 29% foodservice, 21% export and 3% retail. The company’s brand is Peco. Its product mix is 68% fresh and 32% frozen. At point of sale, its products are sold 67% cut-up and 33% raw further processed. According to its 2023 survey response, 10% of Peco’s production is antibiotic-free and no antibiotics ever.
In January 2023, Peco Foods named Kevin Phillips as corporate director of sales and marketing - commodity. He will also serve as Chick-fil-A sales team leader. Phillips replaces Bobby Wilburn, who retired. In October 2023, Peco Foods promoted Cameron Sanders and John Taylor Hickman to corporate director of animal health & welfare and sustainability and corporate director of feed ingredients and land management, respectively.
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