Pine Ridge Farms is dedicated to providing safe and wholesome pork products. We will do so in a manner that promotes value, integrity, and partnership with our customers, at the same time enhancing the lives of our employees, stakeholders, and communities in which we live.
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Nestled in the heart of pork country, Pine Ridge Farms is a supplier and processor in Des Moines, Iowa. For more than 50 years, our consistent source of supply, skilled workforce, commitment to customer service and drive to succeed lets us offer you both high-quality sow and butcher products for every need. In 2017, Pine Ridge Farms joined Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest hog producer and pork processor. Together, we proudly produce good food in a responsible way.
Here at Pine Ridge Farms we are Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certified and Transport Quality Assurance Certified. Our transportation and handling are audited regularly to ensure the welfare of every animal. Additionally, our livestock consolidators are third party audited, reinforcing the integrity of our product. Best of all, we’re equipped with the best techniques to encourage animal safety with Smithfield’s “Good Food, Responsibly.
WE'RE COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABILITY
As part of Smithfield Foods, we’re dedicated to responsible operations. Smithfield’s robust sustainability drives all aspects of our business, creating value in the following areas: animal care, environment, food safety and quality, helping communities, and people.
Food Safety is our top priority. Our facilities are GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) certified, BRC (British Retail Consortium) third party audited and rated, continually receiving the highest ratings. Lastly, FSQA (Food Safety Quality Assurance) team conducts random environmental swabs, daily audits, and team member training on all food safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe and clean facility.
Pine Ridge Farms believes in the power of community, and we’re a proud partner of the Operation 4000! Initiative to employ military veterans as 10% of our workforce by 2020. In addition, we participate in the Helping Hungry Homes initiative. Pine Ridge Farms is working towards alleviating hunger and bringing food security to more American families by providing high quality protein to food banks, school nutrition programs, and community outreach programs.
We’re proud to call our career-minded staff family, as we have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry. We’re a recipient of the 2018 Worker Safety Award by the North American Meat Institute, and from paid vacation days to assistance with language barriers and company “Pignics”, we show our dedication by caring for the team’s well-being.
View vital information regarding the pork industry using the links below.
Our Industry Affiliations
United States Meat and Export Federation:
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National Pork Board:
USDA Afternoon Pork Carlot Report FOB Plant:
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