About Us

Social Responsibility

AdvancePierre® Foods is a leading supplier of value-added proteins and sandwich products for foodservice, retail and convenience channel customers. We are committed to our responsibility as a food industry leader, an employer and an environmental steward. Our approach to business involves balancing social, environmental and financial impacts to advance our vision: Dedicated people delighting our customers through superior service and great-tasting food solutions.

Read about AdvancePierre’s position on different areas of social responsibility:

Food Safety

AdvancePierre Foods is committed to delivering safe, quality foods to our customers, and we follow world-class food safety programs every day in our facilities. Click here to read more about our comprehensive approach to food safety.

Workplace Safety

AdvancePierre values its associates and strives to provide a safe work environment. We utilize a safety scorecard system, which includes departmental audits, safety audits, training, incident investigation and management commitment. AdvancePierre implemented a new program in 2015 – L.I.F.E. (Live Injury Free Every day) – to spotlight and reinforce safety best practices and methods. In addition, each facility participates in Win with Wellness, a program that offers health services to improve the health and well-being of associates.

Environmental Impacts

AdvancePierre Foods’ sustainability efforts have been – and will continue to be – focused, measured and supportive of our business and the communities in which we operate. Download AdvancePierre Foods’ Sustainability Policy.

Animal Welfare

AdvancePierre has zero tolerance for animal cruelty. We are committed to the well-being, proper handling and humane slaughter of all animals used in our food products and require all suppliers to meet or exceed the standards set forth by the industry’s governing bodies. Download AdvancePierre Foods’ Animal Welfare Supplier Compliance Policy.

Antibiotic Use

The responsible use of antibiotics is a health concern for both humans and animals. AdvancePierre requires its suppliers to adhere to the guidelines developed by the FDA, USDA and CDC to ensure food safety and quality remain at the forefront of all that we do. Read more about our Stance on Antibiotic Use.

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Plants have been modified for thousands of years through breeding and selection. Modern-day advances in crop biotechnology are labeled as being derived from genetically engineered organisms (GMOs). Read about AdvancePierre’s Stance on Genetically Modified Organisms as it relates to the thousands of products we produce for our customers.