Making The Chicken That Makes Your Menu ™

​​​​​Cultural Sustainability

Injury Reduction

  • Injury reduction through a comprehensive Safety Program - netting a 37% reduction in incident rate over the last five years
  • Empowered Safety Team
  • Onsite Physical Therapy and Nurse Practitioner
  • Injury Tracking Software (used for trend analysis) 
  • Improved Team Member placement 
  • Implementation of an Accident Reduction Team

Employee Retention

  • 30/60 day written performance reviews
  • Service award/recognition program
  • Competitive and comprehensive benefit program
  • Average hourly pay rate is approximately 50% higher than the Federal minimum wage
  • Ongoing employee training
  • Internal opportunities for job change and advancement
  • Strong employee communication, including a monthly company newsletter
  • Modern, well lit and well maintained facility, which includes a well maintained and well lit parking lot, a secure facility, clean restrooms, an environment free of harassment, a clean and well maintained lunchroom, company provided coffee, tea, and hot chocolate
  • 153 of 975 employees (15%) have at least 20 years of service

Health Programs

  • Comprehensive wellness program tied to reduced insurance premiums and strongly promoting the health and well-being of our employees
  • On-site Health Coach is available for all team members and spouses for individualized lifestyle coaching. Extensive on-site programs help educate and support healthy lifestyles. Programs include a team-based walking program, weight loss program, on-site Weight Watchers group, organic farm stand and community supported agriculture program, on-site fitness and exercise classes, lunch and learn activities, annual health fair, quarterly on-site blood pressure checks, annual blood screens and biometric report available to team members and spouses, annual health questionnaire available to team members and spouses​