For Media, Customers & Everyone in Between

Prestage News

Welcome to the Prestage Foods Media Center. Here you’ll find news releases, information resources and graphic files we hope will help in your coverage of the Prestage Foods story.

For additional media related inquiries, please contact Deborah Johnson, Prestage Farms, at
910-596-5700, or via email.

Media Contact:

Deborah Johnson,
Prestage Farms
910-596-5700 »
Email Deborah »

Prestage Foods of Iowa Resources

Prestage Foods, Inc.- NC Resources

Prestage Foods of SC Resources

Recent News

Chamber of Commerce Honors Prestage Foods

Prestage Foods has been recognized as the “2022 Business of the Year” by the St. Pauls Chamber of Commerce.  CEO John Hott accepted the award on behalf of Prestage Foods at the Chamber’s 63rd annual membership banquet in October. The St. Pauls Chamber of Commerce works diligently to improve the quality of life for residents in the area by supporting and promoting the business community. At Prestage Foods, we too are committed to leaving a

Read More »

Kent Puffenbarger Named 2022 Poultry Person of the Year

Featured in Urner Barry’s Reporter news magazine and other poultry industry reports. Urner Barry annually recognizes individuals in the poultry and egg industries for their efforts in improving food production and the respect they have earned from industry peers. For 2022, the Poultry Person of the Year award was presented to Kent Puffenbarger of Prestage Foods in North Carolina. “Kent is a poultry industry force to be reckoned with, a great human being and a

Read More »

Gov. Henry McMaster and Dr. Ron Prestage Honored for Agriculture Advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West Columbia, SC, August 19, 2022 South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture named two Advocates of the Year for 2022 in honor of their service to the state’s agriculture industry. The 13th Advocates of the Year Recognition Reception was held Thursday, August 11, 2022, at the Phillips Market Center at the South Carolina State Farmers Market in West Columbia. Governor Henry McMaster is the 117th governor of South Carolina. Prior to becoming governor,

Read More »

Iowa Pork Producers Host Community Thank You Event with Prestage Foods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CLIVE, Iowa, May 5, 2022 On Wednesday, May 4, Iowa pig farmers brought community leaders from Eagle Grove, Fort Dodge and Webster City together to thank them for their continuous efforts to work through Covid-19 issues since the spring of 2020. The pandemic immediately put stress on every link in the food chain, but those communities, along with the many that surround them, pulled together to keep the food supply open between

Read More »

Prestage Foods Stimulates New Economic Growth in Northwest Iowa

Featured in a Des Moines Register article. Prestage Foods of Iowa, located just six miles south of Eagle Grove, brings new families, jobs, businesses, and housing to the Northwest Iowa region. Unfortunately, rural counties are hurting all across the United States. Over the last decade, about 36% of U.S. metro counties seized 99% of the jobs and population. In Iowa, half of the state’s 99 counties have fewer jobs and population than a decade ago.

Read More »