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Wayne Farms Recognizes AGRO Merchants of Charlotte with Warehouse of the Year Award

Oakwood, GA. (August 24, 2017) – Wayne Farms LLC, one of the largest poultry producers in the country, has just awarded the AGRO Merchants Charlotte facility its first Warehouse of the Year award. The Doraville, GA based company’s “above and beyond” service and efficiency handling warehouse operations and inventory management for Wayne Farms gave AGRO Merchants an edge over 14 other contenders.

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Wayne Farms Promotes Tom Bell to Lead Prepared Foods Division

Tom Bell 2017Oakwood, GA. (August 2, 2017) –Wayne Farms LLC, is pleased to announce that Tom Bell, current Vice President Sales for Prepared Foods, has been promoted to Vice President, General Manager, Prepared Foods Business Unit. Tom replaces John Flood who has announced his retirement, effective August 31, after leading the Prepared Foods organization for seven years.

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DUTCH QUALITY HOUSE® Rebrands Under The WAYNE FARMS® Brand Name

Oakwood, Ga. (June 16, 2017) – Wayne Farms announced DUTCH QUALITY HOUSE® products are now branded and sold under the WAYNE FARMS® brand. We will continue to provide the same great products as before, committed to delivering consistency and high quality, with a trusted name and refreshed look.

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Wayne Farms Launches GAP STEP 2 Rated Products

New NAKED TRUTH™ Premium Chicken Creates Differentiation on Menus and in the Meat Case

OAKWOOD, Georgia (June 5, 2017) – Wayne Farms LLC WayneFarms.com—Wayne Farms LLC, a leading provider of chicken products to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, launched its first ever Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 2 Rated line of premium chicken products, branded NAKED TRUTH™, at the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) Show in Anaheim, Calif. on June 5, 2017. With a lengthy list of restaurants already having joined the “Class of 2024”—referring to the year those restaurants will source product only from suppliers who have implemented the practices recommended under the GAP rating system—Wayne Farms recognized a need for foodservice and retail customers to compete sooner versus later for those consumers who want product grown under the GAP animal welfare rating system.

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Wayne Farms Decatur Breaking Ground on $4.5 Million Customer Innovation Center

Oakwood, GA. (May 18, 2017) – Company officials, community leaders and representatives from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industry were on hand today as Wayne Farms LLC broke ground on its new Customer Innovation Center. The Center is being constructed adjacent to the Wayne Farms Decatur Prepared Foods Complex, and will be the center of research, development and product testing for the company.

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Wayne Farms Executive Succession Announcement

Oakwood, GA. (January 24, 2017) – Wayne Farms LLC is pleased to announce executive succession plans for Wayne Farms, effective April 1, 2017. After 21 years of outstanding leadership as Chief Executive Officer, Elton Maddox will assume the role of Executive Chairman and will continue to serve as Chairman of the Wayne Farms Board of Managers. Current Chief Operating Officer, J. Clinton Rivers, will become Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2017. This transition is part of a planned succession that began with Mr. River’s promotion to Chief Operating Officer in April 2014.

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