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Gerber's Poultry, Inc.

Gerber's Poultry, Inc.

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  • Repeat Business Nearly
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  • Manufacturing of Processed Chicken
  • 1952 / March 1, 1972
  • 275
  • Poultry Processing, Cut-up and Packaging Equipment
  • 35% to 40% (Currently one shift)
  • Foodservice, Retail and Further Processors
  • 100%
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Company Overview

Located in the heart of the Ohio's Amish Country, Gerber Poultry, Inc. produces and processes a truly all natural, antibiotic free chicken. The chickens are raised on Amish family farms. Their diet consists of the highest quality vegetarian feed. Our chicken has gained a fierce loyalty from our customers and they let us know on a daily basis. Customers from all over tell us that, "Our chicken tastes like the chicken they had growing up." The company's fresh chicken products have developed a reputation for excellence in quality and service for customers in local markets. These fresh chicken products include whole birds, cut-up parts and boneless skinless breasts and thighs. These products are packaged bulk or case ready trays for the Retail markets. Additional products include a marinated and injected product line of whole and cut-up parts for use in the Foodservice Industry.

A vertically integrated organization, Gerber Poultry is able to maintain high standards of quality from the purchase of fertilized eggs for incubation and hatching to the proper grow out of the live chicken and finally the processing and distribution of the whole and cut-up fresh chicken products.

Gerber Poultry's fresh chicken products are sold in premium retail markets throughout Ohio. Many of the local foodservice establishments that feature the "Home Cooked Amish Style" meals use our fresh chicken products as a signature item on their menus. The loyalty of our customer base over the years can be attributed to Gerber's commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Our customers recognize this fact thus enabling business relationships that have existed for many decades.

There is a continuing demand for fresh poultry products by the quality and health conscience consumer. Gerber Poultry's grow out program and processing facility is ideal to meet the expectations that the consumer would have regarding quality, fresh chicken products. Consumers are asking for farm grown and fresh processed poultry like our company produces.

Gerber Poultry distributes its fresh chicken products to its customers throughout Ohio in its own fleet of company trucks. Regional distributors also ship our fresh chicken products to their retail grocery outlets inside and outside the state of Ohio.

Gerber Poultry's main objective is to make the best fresh chicken products available and then make them better. Our number one goal is to continue to be the preferred supplier of fresh chicken products throughout Northeast Ohio through, continued innovation and focus on quality and customer satisfaction.