Executive Summary

FY2021 Highlights

Our Company Stewardship Report covers our Fiscal Year (April 2020-March 2021).

People & Partners

People & Partners

We believe in responsibly contributing to the economic stability of our company and business partners.

  • Focus amid the pandemic was to ensure safety of associates and keep America fed
  • Perdue Farms recognized for COVID-19 response
  • Our COVID-19 response by the numbers
  • Our farmers answer the call as essential workers
  • Leading with gratitude

We believe in being a responsible employer, investing in our associates’ growth, safety and well-being.

  • Perdue Named “America’s Best-In-State Employer 2020” by Forbes
  • Received 18 safety awards from the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council
  • Investing in our associates’ growth and education
  • Engaging our associates for a more diverse and inclusive workplace

We believe in being responsible members of the communities where we do business.

  • Delivering Hope To Our Neighbors® amid the pandemic
  • A Mission Partner with Feeding America®
  • Power of associate volunteerism and giving back
  • Provided more than $1.5 million in Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation grants

We believe in helping agricultural customers prosper with flexible forward-thinking solutions.

  • Focus on the farmer
  • Specialty seeds and oils
  • Perdue AgriBusiness Plenish® high-oleic soybean oil certified heart healthy
  • Leveraging our deepwater port to reach around the world


We believe in responsibly producing safe, high-quality, trusted and affordable food.

  • Delivering trust across multiple brands and products
  • PERDUE® ThanksNuggets Pack Thanksgiving into special nuggets
  • Niman Ranch and Panorama Meats expand offerings
  • Spot Farms one of first major pet treat brands to become 1% for the planet member
  • A dedication to health and nutrition


We believe in being responsible stewards of our natural resources.

  • Tracking our aggressive five-year sustainability goals
  • Protecting our natural resources
  • Working with Oyster Recovery Partnership for a healthier Chesapeake Bay
  • Encouraging environmental sustainability through local innovation
Animal Care

Animal Care

We believe in responsibly raising animals for food.

  • We’re raising animals for higher standards
  • We hosted our fifth Animal Care Summit, reporting our progress toward goals outlined in 2019 and committing to next steps
  • We outlined new animal welfare initiatives
  • Our farmer contest strives to get most birds onto free-range pastures
  • Our third poultry learning center focuses on education for community and classrooms
Consumer Brands
Perdue Simply Smart Organics
Perdue Harvestland
Coleman Natural
Draper Valley
Petaluma Poultry
Niman Ranch
Panorama Meats
Spot Farms Pet
Full Moon Pet
Business to Business
Perdue Foodservice
Perdue Foods
Perdue Foods International
Perdue agriBusiness