U.S. Packing Sector

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U.S. Packing Sector

Estimated Daily U.S. Slaughter Capacity by Plant (head per day)
Rank Company Plant Spring 2015 Spring 2016 Plant Changes ’15-’16
Plant Company Plant Company
These companies could not be reached in this survey so their 2015 data are included.
Red numbers denote plants that harvest primarily sows.
Source: EMI Analytics and National Hog Farmer, June 2016
1 Smithfield Tar Heel, N.C. 32,500 32,500 0
Smithfield, Virginia Gwaltney, Va. 10,200 10,200 0
Morrell Sioux Falls, S.D. 19,500 19,500 0
Farmland Crete, Neb. 11,000 11,000 0
Denison, Iowa 10,000 10,000 0
Monmouth, Ill. 10,700 10,700 0
Prem. Std. Milan, Mo. 10,500 10,500 0
Clinton, N.C. 10,600 115,000 10,600 115,000 0
2 JBS Worthington, Minn. 21,000 21,000 0
Greeley, CO Marshalltown, Iowa 21,000 21,000 0
Louisville, Ky. 10,000 10,000 0
Cargill Pork Beardstown, Ill. 19,400 19,400 0
Ottumwa, Iowa 18,400 89,800 18,400 89,800 0
3 Tyson Foods (IBP) Waterloo, Iowa 19,500 19,500 0
Dakota Dunes, S.D. Logansport, Ind. 15,300 15,300 0
Storm Lake, Iowa 17,000 17,000 0
Col. Junction, Iowa 9,975 10,100 125
Madison, Neb. 7,875 8,000 125
Perry, Iowa 8,250 8,250 0
Hillshire/Jimmy Dean Newbern, Tenn. 2,800 80,700 2,800 80,950 0
4 Hormel Austin, Minn. 19,000 19,000 0
Austin, Minn. Fremont, Neb. 10,500 10,500 0
Clougherty Los Angeles, Calif. 7,300 36,800 7,300 36,800 0
5 Triumph Foods St. Joseph, Mo. 21,500 21,500 21,500 21,500 0
6 Seaboard Farms Guymon, Okla. 20,500 20,500 20,500 20,500 0
7 Indiana Packing Co. Delphi, Ind. 17,500 17,500 17,500 17,500 0
8 Hatfield Quality Meats Hatfield, Penn. 12,500 12,500 11,700 11,700 -800
9 Rantoul Foods Rantoul, Ill. 6,700 6,700 6,700 6,700 0
10 Sioux-Preme Packing Sioux Center, Iowa 4,500 4,500 4,500 4,500 0
11 J.H Routh Sandusky, Ohio 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 0
12 Johnsonville Sausage Watertown, Wisc. 850 850 0
Momence, Ill. 1,650 1,650 0
Holton, Kan. 1,100 3,600 1,100 3,600 0
13 Pine Ridge Farms Des Moines, Iowa 3,200 3,200 3,600 3,600 400
14 Premium Iowa Pork Hospers, Iowa 3,150 3,150 3,150 3,150 0
15 Greenwood Packing Greenwood, S.C. 3,000 3,000 Closed Closed -3,000
16 Pork King Packing Marengo, Ill. 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200 0
17 USA Pork Products Hazellton, Penn. 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 0
18 Abbyland Foods Curtiss, Wisc. 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 0
19 Yosemite Meats Modesto, Calif. 1,850 1,850 1,850 1,850 0
20 Fisher Ham and Meat Spring, Texas 1,200 1,200 0
Navasota, Texas 500 1,700 500 1,700 0
21 Spectrum Meats Mount Morris, Ill. 1,600 1,600 1,600 1,600 0
22 Leidy’s Souderton, Penn. 1,350 1,350 1,350 1,350 0
23 Martin’s Pork Products Falcon, N.C. 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,300 0
24 Dakota Pork, Inc. Estherville, Iowa 1,500 1,500 1,250 1,250 -250
25 Verschoor Meats Sioux City, Iowa 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 0
26 Vin-Lee-Ron Mentone, Ind. 1,100 1,100 1,100 1,100 0
27 Bob Evans Farms Xenia, Ohio 500 500 0
Hillsdale, Mich. 500 1,000 500 1,000 0
28 The Pork Company Warsaw, N.C. 950 950 950 950 0
29 Jim’s Farm Meats Atwater, Calif. 850 850 850 850 0
30 Swaggerty Sausage Co Kodak, Tenn. 800 800 850 850 50
31 Olson Meat Company Orland, Calif. 1,200 1,200 800 800 -400
32 Calihan Packing Company Peoria, Ill. 750 750 750 750 0
33 Independent Meats Twin Falls, Idaho 750 750 720 720 -30
34 F.B. Purnell Sausage Simsonville, Ky. 450 450 600 600 150
35 Peoria Packing Chicago, Ill. 600 600 600 600 0
36 Masami Meat Company Klammath Falls, Ore. 600 600 500 500 -100
37 Dekalb County Packing Company De Kalb, Ill. 500 500 500 500 0
38 Pioneer Packing Company Bowling Green, Ohio 425 425 450 450 25
39 Williams Sausage Co. Union City, Ky. 400 400 400 400 0
40 Carleton Packing Company Carleton, Ore. 375 375 375 375 0
41 Morris Meat Packing Morris, Ill. 300 300 300 300 0
42 Wampler’s Sausage Lenoir City, Tenn. 300 300 300 300 0
43 Dean Sausage Atalla, Ala. 300 300 300 300 0
44 Parks Family Meats Warsaw, N.C. 250 250 250 250 0
45 Dealaman Eterprises, Inc. Warren, N.J. 200 200 200 200 0
46 Dayton Meat Co. Dayton, Ore. 100 100 200 200 100
47 Weltin Meat Packing Minden City, Mich. 175 175 175 175 0
48 Gunnoe Sausage Goode, Va. 110 110 100 100 -10
49 Kapowsin Meats, Inc. Graham, Wash. 100 100 100 100 -100
TOTAL SURVEYED CAPACITY 451,935 448,320 -3,715
OTHER PLANTS 3,600 3,600
TOTAL DAILY CAPACITY 455,535 451,920 -3,615
WKLY CAPACITY @ 5.4 DAYS 2,459,889 2,440,368 -19,521

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U.S. Packing Plant Closings — 1993-2016
Company Plant Date Closed Capacity
Source: EMI Analytics and National Hog Farmer, July 2016.
Swift St. Joseph, Mo. Dec-93 10,000
Seaboard Albert Lea, Minn. Feb-94 14,000
Thorn Apple Valley Hyrum, Utah 1995 1,500
Reeves Packing Ada, Okla. 1995 400
Worth’ton Pack Worthington, Ind. Apr-96 4,700
Premium Pork Moultrie, Ga. Apr-96 4,700
Ohio Packing Co. Columbus, Ohio Apr-96 900
IBP Council Bluffs, Iowa Apr-97 7,300
Dakota Pork Huron, S.D. Aug-97 5,850
Thorn Apple Valley Detroit, Mich. Jul-98 14,000
Fisher Packing Louisville, Ky. 1998 3,000
Field Packing Owensboro, Ky. Jul-99 1,200
AVA Pork Shamokin, Pa. Feb-00 2,500
Farmland Foods Dubuque, Iowa Jun-00 11,000
Brown Packing Little Rock, Ark. Jun-00 600
Fineberg Packing Memphis, Tenn. Feb-01 500
Excel Marshall, Mo. Jul-01 8,000
Mosby Packing Co. Meridian, Miss. Jul-01 400
AMPAC/Iowa Pack Chicago, Ill. Dec-01 3,600
Hormel Foods Rochelle, Ill. Jan-03 7,100
Metzger Foods Paduca, Ky. Mar-03 250
Simeus Foods Forest City, N.C. Oct-03 300
America’s Family Farms Alcester, S.D. Nov-03 600
RC Pork (Pork Packers Int’l) Downs, Kan. May-04 1,500
Smithfield Foods Smithfield, Va. Sep-05 7,800
Bryan Foods (Sara Lea) West Point, Miss. Mar-06 6,200
Lowell Packing Fitzgerald, Ga. Jun-05 350
Meadowbrook Farms* Sioux City, Iowa Apr-10 3,800
John Morrell Goldsboro, N.C. Jun-10 14,000
Southern Pride Meats Galva, Ill. Aug-10 210
Bob Evans Farms Bidwell, Ohio Jul-11 330
Bob Evans Farms Goldsboro, N.C. Jul-11 220
Cloverleaf Foods Minot, N.D. Jun-11 600
J.C. Potter Durant, Okla. Jul-12 400
Odom’s Tennesse Pride Little Rock, Ark. Apr-12 400
Avco Gadsen, Ala. Apr-12 210
Bob Evans Farms Richardson, Texas Oct-13 400
Southern Quality Meats Pontotoc, Miss. Apr-14 160
Greenwood Packing Greenwood, S.C. May-16 3,000
Total Closed 141,980
*Reopened as Rantoul Foods, 2012 -3,800
Net Closed Capacity 138,180

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Estimated Daily U.S. Slaughter Capacity – Sow Plants (head per day)
Rank Company Plant Spring 2015 Spring 2016 Change’15-’16
Plant Company Plant Company
Source: EMI Analytics and National Hog Farmer, July 2016.
1 Johnsonville Sausage Watertown, Wisc. 850 850 0
Momence, Ill. 1,650 1,650 0
Holton, Kan. 1,100 3,600 1,100 3,600 0
2 Pine Ridge Farms Des Moines, Iowa 3,200 3,200 3,600 3,600 400
3 Tyson (Hillshire/Dean) Newbern, Tenn. 2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800 0
4 Pork King Packing Marengo, Ill. 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200 0
5 Abbyland Foods Curtiss, Wisc. 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 0
6 Bob Evans Farms Xenia, Ohio 500 500 0
Hillsdale, Mich. 500 1,000 500 1,000 0
7 Swaggerty Sausage Co Kodak, Tenn. 800 800 850 850 50
8 Calihan Packing Company Peoria, Ill. 750 750 750 750 0
9 Pioneer Packing Company Bowling Green, Ohio 425 425 450 450 25
10 F.B. Purnell Sausage Simsonville, Ky. 400 400 600 600 200
11 Williams Sausage Co. Union City, Ky. 400 400 400 400 0
12 Wampler’s Sausage Lenoir City, Tenn. 300 300 300 300 0
13 Dean Sausage Atalla, Ala. 300 300 300 300 0
15 Gunnoe Sausage Goode, Va. 110 110 100 100 -10
Total Capacity 18,285 18,950 665

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U.S. Packing Capacity Under Construction
Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2018 – TSF Doubled
Daily Head Annual Head Daily Head Annual Head Daily Head Annual Head Daily Head Annual Head
Source: EMI Analytics and National Hog Farmer, July 2016.
Pleasant Hope, Mo. 2,500 625,000 2,500 625,000 2,500 625,000 2,500 625,000
Windom, Minn. 4,000 1,000,000 4,000 1,000,000 4,000 1,000,000 4,000 1,000,000
Sioux City, Iowa 12,000 3,000,000 12,000 3,000,000 20,000 5,000,000
Coldwater, Mich. 10,000 2,500,000 10,000 2,500,000 10,000 2,500,000
Wright County, Iowa 10,000 2,500,000 10,000 2,500,000
Total 6,500 1,625,000 28,500 7,125,000 38,500 9,625,000 46,500 11,625,000
Head per week 31,250 137,019 185,096 223,558
Percent of 2015 avg = 2.195 mil. 1.40% 6.20% 8.40% 10.20%
Percent of 2015 max = 2.507 mil. 1.20% 5.50% 7.40% 8.90%

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