b'MARYLAND RECOGNIZESPERDUE FOR WORKSITE HEALTH AND WELLNESSPerdue Farms was presented a Gold Wellness at Work Award from the Maryland Department of Healths Healthiest Maryland Businesses initiative. The award recognizes achievements in improving associates health through the companys innovative PERDUE NAMEDHealth Improvement Program (HIP). Its the fourth year in a row AMERICAS Perdue has received the award.BEST-IN-STATEHIP is about helping associates get, and stay, healthy. Established EMPLOYERSin 2008, Perdues HIP encourages associates to participate in a 2019 voluntary health screening and healthy activities by workingwith the companys on-site health care professionals. HIP is aForbes named Perdue Farmspreventative program designed to improve associates healthone of Americas Best-in Stateand wellness by focusing on manageable health risks, including Employers 2019 in Northsmoking, weight, diabetes and blood pressure.Carolina and Delaware. Perdue accepted the award after presenting data from at least two The list is determined by more years of demonstrated improvement in three specific health areas: than 80,000 employees workingphysical activity/weight, hypertension and diabetes. for companies employing atleast 500 people within theUnited States. HIP data from 2017 to 2019 showed:Providing a safe, secure and inclusive work culture where associates have the ability to succeed, both personally and28% 19% 43%professionally, is a core part ofdecreasedecrease ofdecrease of our company strategy. Diversein weight reported smokingpre-diabetic and and engaged associates are atcessation diabetic associates the heart of fulfilling our visionA1C sugar levelsto be the most trusted name in food and agricultural products. Were honored that Forbes recognized Perdue among Americas best employers. 24% 78% 85%improved bloodreducedEnrollment in HIP has pressure levels cholesterolincreased 85% since levels inception and continues to make an impact on associates lives.PEOPLE AND PARTNERS: OUR ASSOCIATES 45'