Perdue Farms Named One of America's Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters

Fourth-Generation, Family-Owned, U.S. Food and Agricultural Company Recognized by Newsweek for Developing Young Talent

Salisbury, MD, March 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perdue Farms has been recognized as one of America's greatest workplaces for job starters in 2024 by Newsweek, the only agricultural company and one of only two Meat, Poultry & Fish companies awarded this distinction. This award is a testament to Perdue Farms’ commitment to providing all its associates a safe, supportive and healthy work environment where they have the chance to learn and grow every day.

“We are immensely proud to receive this recognition from Newsweek and remain steadfast in our commitment to attracting and developing talent, early in their careers,” said Julie Katigan, Chief Human Resources Officer at Perdue Farms. “Our valued associates are our biggest asset and the reason for our success. By continuously fostering a culture that empowers young professionals, we ensure Perdue Farms will thrive well into its second century of business.”

Newsweek’s annual ranking, “America's Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters,” conducted in partnership with data-intelligence firm, Plant-A, presents a comprehensive listing of organizations excelling in cultivating young talent. The evaluation process incorporates insights from employees with fewer than five years of experience within companies with over 500 employees.

About Perdue Farms
We’re a fourth-generation, family-owned, U.S. food and agriculture company. Through our belief in responsible food and agriculture, we are empowering consumers, customers, and farmers through trusted choices in products and services. Perdue Foods consists of a premium protein portfolio, including our flagship PERDUE® brand, Niman Ranch®Coleman Natural®, and Yummy®, as well as our pet brands, Spot Farms® and Full Moon®, and is available through various channels including retail, foodservice, club stores, and our direct-to-consumer website, PerdueFarms.comPerdue AgriBusiness is a leading merchandiser, processor, and exporter of agricultural products and the largest U.S. manufacturer of specialty, organic, and non-GMO oils. It also ranks as one of the largest suppliers of organic feed ingredients in the world. Now in our company’s second century, we never use drugs for growth promotion in raising poultry and livestock, and we are actively advancing our animal welfare programs. Our brands are leaders in no-antibiotics-ever and in USDA-certified organic proteins. Learn more at


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