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Last year saw the creation of subsidiary Sadia Halal,
followed this year by the establishment of Onefoods, the
largest halal animal protein company in the world. BRF
took a controlling stake in Turkey's Banvit in 2017.

as a one-room chicken deboning and cutting operation,
with 13 employees and has since grown to be one of the
largest poultry processors in the U.S.
In 2015, Koch Foods reinvested US$100 million in
state-of-the-art technology to expand capacity and capabilities in Ohio and Mississippi.

New Hope Liuhe-China is home to the world's
fourth largest poultry producer, New Hope Liuhe,
formed in 2005 through a merger between New Hope
Group and Liuhe Group.
New Hope Liuhe approved investments of close to
US$61 million for poultry and feed projects in 2015, and
has recently made investments in pork production.

Industrias Bachoco-Industrias Bachoco is the
largest poultry company in Mexico, holding close to
a 40 percent market share, and has more than 1,000
facilities throughout the country.
Bachoco has recently made several purchases in the
U.S., including OK Foods in 2011, the Morris Hatchery
broiler breeding operations in 2013, and the Morris
Hatchery broiler breeding operations in 2015.

Wen's Food Group-China is also home to Wen's
Food Group, which sells in more than 20 provinces
and municipalities throughout the country. Its recent
investments have been in the pig and feed sectors.

CP Group-Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group
is Thailand's largest private company and one of the
world's largest conglomerates. The CP Foods division
is one of the world's largest poultry producers and the
world's largest feed producer.
CP Group set up the
CP Pakistan division
World's top
in 2012 and established
Rank Company
an alliance with Itochu
Corporation in 2014.

Perdue Farms-The
U.S.'s Perdue Farms, which
can trace its history back to
1920, is the parent company
of Perdue Foods and Perdue
AgriBusiness. The familyowned business, producing
12 million broilers per week,
is one of the largest poultry
producers in the U.S. and
operates around the globe.

Koch Foods-Established
in 1985, Koch Foods started

Arab Company for Livestock Development
(ACOLID)-ACOLID is owned by 12 Arab states to
support food security, and comprises 39 operating units.
Between 2012 and 2016, ACOLID's poultry meat
production increased by 16 percent, despite economic
and political difficulties in some of the countries where
the company operates. ■

10 poultry producers 2016
Country

Million head
slaughtered Full profile

1

JBS SA

Brazil

3,500

http://goo.gl/ezI596

2

Tyson Foods Inc.

United States

1,977

http://goo.gl/uNHXwB

3

BRF

Brazil

1,724

http://goo.gl/pMikqU

4

New Hope Liuhe

China

1,000

http://goo.gl/kVU2dI

5

Wen's Food Group

China

819

http://goo.gl/XihB3T

6

CP Group (CP Foods'
global operations)

Thailand

685

http://goo.gl/7loe4R

7

Perdue Farms

United States

683

http://goo.gl/UF2Fyi

8

Koch Foods Inc.

United States

624

http://goo.gl/elHdV3

9

Industrias Bachoco

Mexico

595

http://goo.gl/iYVriI

Arab Company for Livestock
Development (ACOLID)

Saudi Arabia

507

http://goo.gl/Ojqu9A

10

Source: World's Top Poultry Companies databas

The top 10 producers of chicken meat have taken noticeably different approaches to
growing their businesses. Details can be found by following the links above.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Poultry International - December 2017

Poultry International - December 2017
Contents
Editor’s Comment
News
African chicken production future bright but challenging
100TH YEAR SERIES: Will no-antibiotics-ever poultry improve human health?
How the world’s top chicken producers are investing
5 poultry programs you don’t want to miss at 2018 IPPE
CO2-neutral egg farm opens in the Netherlands
3 tools to control reactivated Salmonella in poultry feed
How broiler super pre-starter diets impact bird growth
Improve broiler carcass quality by minimizing fl apping
Products
Marketplace
Ad Index
Poultry International - December 2017 - CT1
Poultry International - December 2017 - CT2
Poultry International - December 2017 - Poultry International - December 2017
Poultry International - December 2017 - Cover2
Poultry International - December 2017 - Contents
Poultry International - December 2017 - Editor’s Comment
Poultry International - December 2017 - 3
Poultry International - December 2017 - News
Poultry International - December 2017 - 5
Poultry International - December 2017 - African chicken production future bright but challenging
Poultry International - December 2017 - 7
Poultry International - December 2017 - 8
Poultry International - December 2017 - 9
Poultry International - December 2017 - 10
Poultry International - December 2017 - 11
Poultry International - December 2017 - 100TH YEAR SERIES: Will no-antibiotics-ever poultry improve human health?
Poultry International - December 2017 - BB1
Poultry International - December 2017 - BB2
Poultry International - December 2017 - 13
Poultry International - December 2017 - 14
Poultry International - December 2017 - 15
Poultry International - December 2017 - How the world’s top chicken producers are investing
Poultry International - December 2017 - 17
Poultry International - December 2017 - 5 poultry programs you don’t want to miss at 2018 IPPE
Poultry International - December 2017 - 19
Poultry International - December 2017 - CO2-neutral egg farm opens in the Netherlands
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Poultry International - December 2017 - 22
Poultry International - December 2017 - 23
Poultry International - December 2017 - 3 tools to control reactivated Salmonella in poultry feed
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Poultry International - December 2017 - 26
Poultry International - December 2017 - 27
Poultry International - December 2017 - How broiler super pre-starter diets impact bird growth
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Poultry International - December 2017 - Improve broiler carcass quality by minimizing fl apping
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Poultry International - December 2017 - Products
Poultry International - December 2017 - Marketplace
Poultry International - December 2017 - Ad Index
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