Awards

We're honored to receive these awards recognizing the hard work we do every day.

2022:

  • Port of Virginia Shipper of the Year Award, Perdue AgriBusiness
  • Tractor Supply Company Supplier of the Year (Full Moon Pet Treats)
  • SuperZoo New Product Showcase Award Winner for Farm and Feed (FlockLeader® Recover)
  • C. Everett Koop National Health Award, Honorable Mention
  • PEOPLE’s Food Awards 2022 (PERDUE® CHICKEN PLUS® Chicken Tots™)
  • “Best Organic and Natural” on Wide Open Eats’ List of the Five Best Frozen Chicken Tenders (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® ORGANICS Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips)
  • The Takeout’s List of Best Grocery Store Chicken Nuggets (Yummy! Meatless Plant-Based Nuggets)
  • “Best Organic Option” on Taste of Home’s List of Best Frozen Chicken Tenders (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® ORGANICS Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips)
  • HuffPost’s List of “Reliable Frozen Meals to Stash in Your Freezer” (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® ORGANICS Whole Grain Chicken Breast Tenders)

2021:

  • NielsenIQ’s 2021 North America BASES Top Breakthrough Innovations Award Winner (PERDUE® CHICKEN PLUS®)
  • The Kitchn’s List of Best Store-Bought Frozen Appetizers (PERDUE® Breaded Popcorn Chicken)
  • American Heart Association Gold Workplace Health Achievement Award
  • Forbes' “Best Employers for New Graduates 2021” List
  • Diversity Impact Award™ for Top 25 Employee Resource Group (Perdue Groundbreaking Associate Inclusion Network)
  • Real Simple Magazine’s List of Best Meat Delivery Services
  • People Magazine 2021 Food Award (Niman Ranch® bacon breakfast sausage)
  • Eating Well's Top 5 Healthiest Frozen Chicken and Meatless Strips (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Lightly Breaded Chicken Breast Strips)
  • "Best Organic Chicken Nuggets" on Taste of Home's List of Best Frozen Chicken Nuggets (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Gluten-Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets)
  • Mashed's List of Frozen Chicken That is Definitely Worth Your Money (PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Lightly Breaded Chicken Breast Strips)
  • Men's Health "Best Ground Beef" on the List of the 50 Best Foods for Men (NIMAN RANCH® 80/20 Ground Beef)
  • Parents Magazine's 2021 Food Awards "Best Pulled Pork" (NIMAN RANCH® Applewood Smoked Pulled Pork)
  • Specialty Food Awards sofi™ Award Gold Winner for “Meat, Poultry, Seafood” (NIMAN RANCH® Applewood Smoked Uncured No Sugar Bacon)
  • Progressive Grocer 2021 Editors' Picks "Best New Product" (NIMAN RANCH® Unsauced and No Sugar Pulled Pork)
  • Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval (COLEMAN NATURAL® Uncured Bacon products)

2020:

  • Business Benchmark for Farm Animal Welfare Tier 2
  • Forbes America's Best Employers for Diversity Award
  • Forbes’ “America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020” – Delaware and Virginia
  • Silver Stevie® Award for Most Valuable Employer for COVID-19 response
  • Consumer World Awards Gold Winner in Company Response of the Year During COVID-19 category
  • 18 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council Awards

2019:

  • 'Gold Wellness at Work Award' - Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Healthiest Maryland Business
  • Business Benchmark for Farm Animal Welfare Tier 2
  • 2020 Women On Boards 'W' (Winning) Award
  • Forbes America's Best Employers for Diversity Award
  • Forbes America's Best-In-State Employers – North Carolina and Delaware
  • Employee Resource Group and Diversity Council Association Top 5 Executive Sponsor
  • 19 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council Workplace Safety Awards
  • Feeding America Mission Partner
  • Wendy’s Top 10 Squarely Sustainable Supplier of the Year

2018:

  • Delaware Society For Human Resources Management Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Award
  • 24 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council workplace safety awards 
  • Maryland Food Bank 2018 Heroes Against Hunger
  • American Business Stevie® Award for PERDUE® FRESH CUTS™ pre-cut boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • American Association of Occupational Health Nursing (AAOHN) Employer of the Year 
  • Maryland’s Healthiest Businesses Gold Award
  • American Heart Association Workplace Health Solutions Bronze Award
  • Business Benchmark for Farm Animal Welfare Tier 2
  • Feeding America Mission Partner

2017:

  • 25 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council workplace safety awards 
  • Sysco Sustainability Partner of the Year
  • Weis Markets “Highest Sales Increase Award”
  • Neilsen Design Impact Award for PERDUE® SHORT CUTS® Packaging
  • Feeding America Mission Partner
  • Wendy’s Quality Assurance Award
  • Healthiest Maryland Business Gold Wellness at Work Award

2016:

  • 23 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council workplace safety awards 
  • SmartCEO Magazine’s “Corporate Culture Award”
  • Meatingplace Richard L. Knowlton Innovation Award
  • Healthiest Maryland Business Gold Wellness at Work Award

2015:

  • 21 Joint Industry Safety and Health Council workplace safety awards
  • Chik-fil-A Supplier of the Year Award
  • Alliance for Prudent use of Antibiotics 2015 Honor Roll
  • Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina’s Food Industry Partner Award
  • Delaware Economic Trendsetter Award