Top Ten Turkey Producing States & Processors

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Top Ten Turkey Producing States

1) Minnesota
2) North Carolina
3) Arkansas
4) Missouri
5) Virginia
6) Indiana
7) California
8) South Carolina
9) Pennsylvania
10) Ohio

Top Ten U.S. Turkey Processors

Company Live Weight Processed(Million Pounds)
1) Butterball, LLC 1,300
2) Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc. 1,290
3) Cargill Value Added Meats 1,095
4) Farbest Foods, Inc. 360.0
5) Hillshire Brands Co. 340.0
6) Kraft Foods, Inc./Oscar Mayer 280.0
7) Foster Farms 273.7
8) Perdue Farms, Inc. 271.0
9) House of Raeford Farms, Inc. 259.0
10) Virginia Poultry Growers Coop. 245.0

Source: National Turkey Federation, 2011
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