2023 World Mega Producer – Prestage Farms

Prestage Farms was founded in 1983 by Bill and Marsha Prestage, and it is a leader in both pork and turkey production with 178,000 sows. In March 2019, the company opened its newest processing facility near Eagle Grove, Iowa. Prestage produces nearly 850 million lbs. of pork annually with operating divisions across five states in USA. Recently, Prestage Foods of Iowa and Wholestone Farms have announced that they will be working together to best utilize owned processing facilities.


In May 2023 Bill Prestage was posthumously honored with recognition and being inducted into the Swine Hall of Fame. “Bill Prestage was a true leader and visionary for the Pork Industry and Prestage Farms. He would have been so thrilled with this induction, our family has received plenty of positive comments about this recognition and couldn’t be any happier to continue to share the story and celebrate Bills legacy. ” States Deborah Johnson, along with Scott, John, Bill, and Marsha Prestage as a joint statement together from Prestage Farms.

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