Pilgrim's Pride to Host Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 1, 2015

GREELEY, Colo., March 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (Nasdaq:PPC) will host its annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 8 a.m. Mountain / 10 a.m. Eastern. This meeting, which will include a review of fiscal year 2014 and other business as may be properly brought before the meeting, will take place at Pilgrim's Pride Corporation headquarters at 1770 Promontory Circle in Greeley, Colorado.

About Pilgrim's Pride

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation employs approximately 35,500 people and operates chicken processing plants and prepared-foods facilities in 12 states, Puerto Rico and Mexico. The Company's primary distribution is through retailers and foodservice distributors.

CONTACT: Dunham Winoto Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Investor Relations IRPPC@pilgrims.com (970) 506 8192 www.pilgrims.com

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