Pilgrim's Pride to Participate in Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference

Mar 14, 2011, 08:00 ET from Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

GREELEY, Colo., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that it will participate in the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference in Orlando, FL, on Thursday, March 24, 2011.  Bill Lovette, Pilgrim's president and chief executive officer, will address investors beginning at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern.   The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at the following link: http://cc.talkpoint.com/barc002/032311a_lp/default.asp?entity=96_7BKDO1I.  The presentation will be available in an archived format for six months following the conference.

About Pilgrim's Pride

Pilgrim's employs approximately 42,000 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 http://www.pilgrims.com.


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