|Director, Investor Relations Pilgrim's Pride Corporation|
|(970) 506 8192|
GREELEY, Colo., March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) will host its annual meeting of shareholders on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 8 a.m. Mountain / 10 a.m. Eastern. This meeting, which will include a review of fiscal year 2017 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 51,300 people and operates chicken processing plants and prepared-foods facilities in 14 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the U.K, and continental Europe. The Company's primary distribution is through retailers and foodservice distributors. For more information, please visit www.pilgrims.com.