Mountaire Farms

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6th Annual Blessings for Badges

For the sixth year in a row, a group of volunteers are coming together to help feed every first responder who must work on Thanksgiving Day in Sussex and Kent Counties in Delaware. Blessings for Badges relies on donations from local restaurants and grocery stores as well as Ladies Auxiliaries from local fire companies. In Sussex County, volunteers will gather Wednesday night at the Millsboro Fire Company at 6 pm […]

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Mountaire Expands “Farm to Table” Scholarship Program

Mountaire Farms is expanding their Farm to Table Scholarship program to North Carolina to help even more high school seniors who are interested in helping feed the world.  The Farm to Table Scholarship program will reward qualified students with a passion for agriculture, the culinary arts, or related fields which support food production and feeding the world. Students must have a B+ grade point average or better and give back […]

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Mountaire Awards $80,000 In Scholarship Funds to Children and Grandchildren of Employees, Growers and Grain Producers

MILLSBORO, DE – July 11, 2023 -- Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth largest chicken company, recently awarded 32 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college. Children and grandchildren of employees, growers, and grain producers on Delmarva and North Carolina were eligible for the scholarship. Winners will be invited to an event later this summer where they will receive certificates and be recognized for their efforts. “We are […]

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Delmarva “Farm to Table” students honored with Mountaire Scholarship

DOVER, Del. – June 27, 2023 – Mountaire Farms handed out $30,000 in “Farm to Table” scholarships recently to help support graduating seniors who are pursuing careers in agriculture, culinary arts, or related fields that support food production and feeding the world. This was the first year of the Mountaire Farms WBOC Farm to Table Scholarship program, which selects a deserving high school senior each month from September through June […]

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Mountaire Announces $80,000 in Scholarship Funds Available 

Mountaire Farms, the country’s fourth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June 5, 2023.  “This is another great benefit of working for or with Mountaire Farms,” said Phillip Plylar, President of Mountaire Farms. “It’s an honor to meet these families and see the commitment these students have to their education. […]

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Mountaire Farms Hosts Easter for Thousands

SELBYVILLE, DE – March 27, 2023 – Mountaire Farms is partnering with hundreds of churches and non-profits in four states to provide complete meals for families in need at Easter. Each Mountaire Cares box can feed a family of four. They are stuffed with a plump Mountaire roaster chicken, canned corn, peas and carrots, macaroni and cheese, apple sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, and brownies for dessert. They will be […]

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Delaware poultry plant workers vote to oust Teamsters union

SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) — Poultry producer Mountaire Farms says employees at southern Delaware processing plant have voted overwhelmingly to decertify their representation by the Teamsters union. The company said workers at the Selbyville plant who are members of the Teamsters Local 355 voted 140-29 on Thursday to remove the union. The vote comes three months after employees who were part of the United Food Commercial Workers union at the Selbyville […]

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Poultry workers in Delaware to vote on decertifying union

SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) — Poultry company Mountaire Farms says the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employees at a southern Delaware processing plant will be allowed to vote on whether to vote to decertify the Teamsters union. Mountaire said Friday that some 230 employees at the Selbyville plant who are members of Teamsters Local 355 will vote March 17 on whether to decertify the union. The vote comes just […]

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Mountaire Employees Vote Overwhelmingly to Reject UFCW Union

SELBYVILLE, DE – December 17, 2021 – An overwhelming majority of Mountaire employees who are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 27 union voted to remove the union yesterday, according to the National Labor Relations Board who counted the votes on Thursday. The mail-in ballots were counted on Thursday afternoon at the NLRB regional office in Baltimore. The vote count was 356 – 80. The vote is […]

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