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U.S. Packing Sector

 

Estimated Daily U.S. Slaughter Capacity by Plant (head per day)
Rank Company Plant Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Plant Changes ’16-’17
Plant Company Plant Company
Red numbers denote plants that harvest primarily sows.
Source: EMI Analytics, July 2017
1 Smithfield Tar Heel , North Carolina 32,500 32,500
Smithfield, Virginia Gwaltney, Virginia 10,200 10,200
Morrell Sioux Falls, South Dakota 19,500 19,500
Farmland Crete, Nebraska 11,000 11,000
Denison, Iowa 10,000 10,000
Monmouth, Illinois 10,700 10,700
Prem. Std. Milan, Missouri 10,500 10,500
Clinton, North Carolina 10,600 10,600
Clougherty Los Angeles, California 7,300 122,300 7,300 122,300
2 JBS Worthington, Minnesota 21,000 21,000
Greeley, Colorado Marshalltown, Iowa 21,000 21,000
Louisville, Kentucky 10,000 10,000
Cargill Pork Beardstown, Illinois 19,400 21,000 1,600
Ottumwa, Iowa 18,400 89,800 20,000 93,000 1,600
3 Tyson Foods (IBP) Waterloo, Iowa 19,500 19,500
Dakota Dunes, South Dakota Logansport, Indiana 15,300 15,400 100
Storm Lake, Iowa 17,000 17,000
Col. Junction, Iowa 10,100 10,100
Madison, Nebraska 8,000 8,000
Perry, Iowa 8,250 8,250
Hillshire/Jimmy Dean Newbern, Tennessee 2,800 80,950 2,800 81,050
4 Hormel Austin, Minnesota 19,000 19,000
Austin, Minnesota Fremont, Nebraska 10,500 29,500 10,500 29,500
5 Clemens Food Group Hatfield, Pennsylvania 11,700 11,700 11,700
Coldwater, Michigan 12,000 23,700 12,000
6 Triumph Foods St. Joseph, Missouri 21,500 21,500 21,500 21,500
7 Seaboard Farms Guymon, Oklahoma 20,500 20,500 20,500 20,500
8 Indiana Packing Co. Delphi, Indiana 17,500 17,500 17,500 17,500
9 Triumph-Seaboard Sioux City, Iowa 10,200 10,200 10,200
10 Rantoul Foods Rantoul, Illinois 6,700 6,700 6,700 6,700
11 Prime Pork Windom, Minnesota 5,100 5,100 5,100
12 Sioux-Preme Packing Sioux Center, Iowa 4,500 4,500 4,600 4,600 100
J.H Routh Sandusky, Ohio 4,200 4,200 4,600 4,600 400
14 Pine Ridge Farms Des Moines, Iowa 3,600 3,600 4,000 4,000 400
15 Johnsonville Sausage Watertown, Wisconsin 850 850
Momence, Illinois 1,650 1,650
Holton, Kansas 1,100 3,600 1,100 3,600
16 Premium Iowa Pork Hospers, Iowa 3,150 3,150 3,150 3,150
17 MoonRidge Pork Mt. Pleasant, Missouri 2,500 2,500 2,500
Dakota Pork, Inc. Estherville, Iowa 1,250 1,250 2,500 2,500 1,250
19 Pork King Packing Marengo, Illinois 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200
20 USA Pork Products Hazellton, Pennsylvania 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Abbyland Foods Curtiss, Wisconsin 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
22 Yosemite Meats Modesto, California 1,850 1,850 1,850 1,850
23 Fisher Ham and Meat Spring, Texas 1,200 1,200
Navasota, Texas 500 1,700 500 1,700
24 Spectrum Meats Mount Morris, Illinois 1,600 1,600 1,600 1,600
25 The Pork Company Warsaw, North Carolina 950 950 1,500 1,500 550
26 Leidy’s Souderton, Pennsylvania 1,350 1,350 1,350 1,350
27 Martin’s Pork Products Falcon, North Carolina 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,300
28 Verschoor Meats Sioux City, Iowa 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
29 Tri-Eagle Provision (Vin-Lee-Ron) Mentone, Indiana 1,100 1,100 1,100 1,100
30 Bob Evans Farms Xenia, Ohio 500 500
Hillsdale, Michigan 500 1,000 500 1,000
31 Jim’s Farm Meats Atwater, California 850 850 850 850
Swaggerty Sausage Co. Kodak, Tennessee 850 850 850 850
33 Olson Meat Company Orland, California 800 800 800 800
34 Calihan Packing Company Peoria, Illinois 750 750 750 750
35 Independent Meats Twin Falls, Idaho 720 720 720 720
36 Peoria Packing Chicago, Illinois 600 600 600 600
37 F.B. Purnell Sausage Simsonville, Kentucky 600 600 500 500 -100
38 Masami Meat Company Klammath Falls, Oregon 500 500 500 500
Dekalb County Packing Company De Kalb, Illinois 500 500 500 500
40 Pioneer Packing Company Bowling Green, Ohio 450 450 450 450
41 Williams Sausage Co. Union City, Kentucky 400 400 400 400
42 Carleton Packing Company Carleton, Oregon 375 375 375 375
43 Parks Family Meats Warsaw, North Carolina 250 250 350 350 100
44 Morris Meat Packing Morris, Illinois 300 300 300 300
Wampler’s Sausage Lenoir City, Tennessee 300 300 300 300
Dean Sausage Atalla, Alabama 300 300 300 300
47 Dealaman Eterprises, Inc. Warren, New Jersey 200 200 200 200
Dayton Meat Co. Dayton, Oregon 200 200 200 200
Weltin Meat Packing Minden City, Michigan 175 175 0 0 -175
50 Gunnoe Sausage Goode, Virginia 100 100 90 90 -10
Kapowsin Meats Graham, Washington 100 100 Closed Closed -100
TOTAL CAPACITY 448,320 483,835 35,515
OTHER PLANTS 3,600 3,600
TOTAL DAILY CAPACITY 451,920 487,435
WKLY CAPACITY @ 5.4 DAYS 2,440,368 2,632,149
Plants that did not respond to survey calls/messages. Capacities are from the last response on record.

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U.S. Packing Plant Closings — 1993-2016
Company Plant Date Closed Capacity
Source: EMI Analytics Date added: 8.7.17
Swift St. Joseph, Missouri December 1993 10,000
Seaboard Albert Lea, Minnesota February 1994 14,000
Thorn Apple Valley Hyrum, Utah 1995 1,500
Reeves Packing Ada, Oklahoma 1995 400
Worthington Pack Worthington, Indiana April 1996 4,700
Premium Pork Moultrie, Georgia April 1996 4,700
Ohio Packing Co. Columbus, Ohio April 1996 900
IBP Council Bluffs, Iowa April 1997 7,300
Dakota Pork Huron, South Dakota August 1997 5,850
Thorn Apple Valley Detroit, Michigan July 1998 14,000
Fisher Packing Louisville, Kentucky 1998 3,000
Field Packing Owensboro, Kentucky July 1999 1,200
AVA Pork Shamokin, Pennsylvania February 2000 2,500
Farmland Foods Dubuque, Iowa June 2000 11,000
Brown Packing Little Rock, Arkansas June 2000 600
Fineberg Packing Memphis, Tennessee February 2001 500
Excel Marshall, Missouri July 2001 8,000
Mosby Packing Co. Meridian, Mississippi July 2001 400
AMPAC/Iowa Pack Chicago, Illinois December 2001 3,600
Hormel Rochelle, Illinois January 2003 7,100
Metzger Foods Paduca, Kentucky March 2003 250
Simeus Foods Forest City, North Carolina October 2003 300
America’s Family Farms Alcester, South Dakota November 2003 600
RC Pork (Pork Packers Int’l) Downs, Kansas May 2004 1,500
Smithfield Foods Smithfield, Virginia September 2005 7,800
Bryan Foods (Sara Lea) West Point, Mississippi March 2006 6,200
Lowell Packing Fitzgerald, Georgia June 2005 350
Meadowbrook Farms* Rantoul, Illinois December 2008 3,800
John Morrell Sioux City, Iowa April 2010 14,000
Southern Pride Meats Goldsboro, North Carolina June 2010 210
Bob Evans Farms Galva, Illinois August 2010 330
Bob Evans Farms Bidwell, Ohio July 2011 220
Cloverleaf Foods Minot, North Dakota June 2011 600
J.C. Potter Durant, Oklahoma July 2012 400
Odom’s Tennesse Pride Little Rock, Arkansas April 2012 400
Avco Gadsen, Alabama April 2012 210
Bob Evans Farms Richardson, Texas October 2013 400
Southern Quality Meats Pontotoc, Mississippi April 2014 160
Kapowsin Meats, Inc. Graham, Washington July 2015 100
Greenwood Packing Greenwood, South Carolina May 2016 3,000
Kapowsin Meats, Inc. Graham, Washington August 2016 150
Total Closed 142,230
*Reopened as Rantoul Foods, 2012 -3,800
Net Closed Capacity 138,430

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Estimated Daily U.S. Slaughter Capacity – Sow Plants (head per day)
Rank Company Plant Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Change’16-’17
Plant Company Plant Company
Source: EMI Analytics, August 2017.
1 Pine Ridge Farms Des Moines, Iowa 3,200 3,200 4,000 4,000 800
2 Johnsonville Sausage Watertown, Wisconsin 850 850 0
Momence, Illinois 1,650 1,650 0
Holton, Kansas 1,100 3,600 1,100 3,600 0
3 Tyson (Hillshire/Dean) Newbern, Tennessee 2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800 0
4 Pork King Packing Marengo, Illinois 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200 0
5 Abbyland Foods Curtiss, Wisconsin 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 0
6 Bob Evans Farms Xenia, Ohio 500 500 0
Hillsdale, Michigan 500 1,000 500 1,000 0
7 Swaggerty Sausage Co. Kodak, Tennessee 800 800 850 850 50
8 Calihan Packing Company Peoria, Illinois 750 750 750 750 0
9 F.B. Purnell Sausage Simsonville, Kentucky 400 400 500 500 100
10 Pioneer Packing Company Bowling Green, Ohio 425 425 450 450 25
11 Williams Sausage Co. Union City, Kentucky 400 400 400 400 0
12 Wampler’s Sausage Lenoir City, Tennessee 300 300 300 300 0
13 Dean Sausage Atalla, Alabama 300 300 300 300 0
15 Gunnoe Sausage Goode, Virginia 110 110 90 90 -20
Total 18,285 19,240 155

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New And Coming U.S. Packing Capacity – daily and annual head capacity
Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019
Daily Annual Daily Annual Daily Annual Daily Annual
Source: EMI Analytics, July 2017.
*Includes changes during 2017 at other plants.
Fall 2017-2019 data based on plants that are open as of 7/26/17
MoonRidge Pork Pleasant Hope, Missouri 2,500 637,500 2,500 637,500 2,500 637,500 2,500 637,500
Prime Pork Windom, Minnesota 5,100 1,300,500 5,100 1,300,500 5,100 1,300,500
Triumph-Seaboard Sioux City, Iowa 10,200 2,601,000 20,400 5,202,000 20,400 5,202,000
Clemens Food Group Coldwater, Michigan 12,000 3,060,000 12,000 3,060,000 12,000 3,060,000
Prestage Farms Wright County, Iowa 10,000 2,550,000
Total 2,500 637,500 29,800 7,599,000 40,000 10,200,000 50,000 12,750,000
Head per week 12,260 146,135 196,154 245,192
Percent of Fall ’15 capacity 0.50% 5.9% 8.0% 10.0%
Percent of Fall ’16 capacity 6.0% 8.0% 10.0%
Total Capacity/Day 454,420 487,435* 497,635 507,635

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