Pilgrim’s Pride Increases Chicken Production

CHICAGO – U.S. chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride Corp (PPC.N) said it has made
modest increases in chicken production to serve new customers and is considering
reopening one of the plants it idled last year.


The company, which exited bankruptcy in December, closed a number of plants as
part of its restructuring during the past year.

Chief Executive Don Jackson said during a earnings webcast on Thursday that
there are no plans to close additional plants.

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