Corporate Information - Facts

  • Butterball is the largest vertically integrated turkey producer in the United States and accounts for 20 percent of total turkey production in this country.
  • The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line® opened in 1981 and handled more than 10,000 consumer calls that year. Today, the line receives more than 100,000 callers during the Thanksgiving season.
  • Butterball employs more than 6,000 associates in its six plant locations, farms, hatcheries, feed mills and corporate offices.
  • At 675,000 square feet, the Butterball plant in Mt. Olive, N.C., is the world’s largest turkey plant.