Pilgrim's Pride to Host Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 29, 2016

GREELEY, Colo., March 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) will host its annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, April 29, 2016, at 8 a.m. Mountain / 10 a.m. Eastern. This meeting, which will include a review of fiscal year 2015 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 employs approximately 39,000 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. For more information, please visit www.pilgrims.com.

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

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