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Julie Girton

May 15, 2018

Bell & Evans Celebrates 20 Years Without Antibiotics, First in Industry

Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania (May 15, 2018) – Premium poultry producer Bell & Evans is celebrating its 20th anniversary of Raised Without Antibiotics (RWA) chicken. The family-owned chicken producer was the first in the U.S. to eliminate the routine use of antibiotics from 100% of its broiler business in August 1998. It received USDA approval of its...

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March 20, 2018

Bell & Evans Seeks Breeders & Growers to Support Business Expansion

Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania (March 19, 2018) – Family-owned, premium poultry producer Bell & Evans will open a 560,000-square-foot Chicken Harvesting Plant in Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, in early 2020. The new, European-plus Harvesting Plant will enable Bell & Evans to process another 2.6 million chickens per week in addition to its 1 million per week now. To support...

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November 28, 2017

100% of our chickens will be transitioned to our new breed, Das Klassenbester, by the end of 2018

Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania (November 27, 2017) – Bell & Evans is a family-owned company in Fredericksburg, PA, and pioneer of premium, natural and organic chicken.  100% of our chickens will be transitioned to our new breed, Das Klassenbester, by the end of 2018.  The new breed is focused on higher-welfare and slower growing, resulting in more flavorful...

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November 28, 2017

Bell & Evans Announces Planned Build of State-of-the-Art, European-Plus Chicken Harvesting Plant

Bell & Evans, a family-owned company located in Fredericksburg, PA, and pioneer of natural and organic chicken, recently broke ground on a 560,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art European-plus Chicken Harvesting Plant in Fredericksburg. This will be the first new build of a chicken harvesting facility in the northeast United States in over 40 years. The operations at this...

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September 15, 2017

Bell & Evans’ Owner Scott Sechler to Appear on Sept. 20 Airing of The Dr. Oz Show

Chicken expert and influencer Scott Sechler participates on a chicken panel “In Defense of American Chicken”  Fredericksburg, PA (September 15, 2017) – Bell & Evans Owner and Visionary Scott Sechler will appear on the September 20 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, “In Defense of American Chicken,” where he discusses American poultry practices in a...

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August 31, 2017

First Chickens Hatch at Bell & Evans’ First-of-its-kind Organic Animal Welfare Focused Hatchery

Opened in June of this year, Bell & Evans’ Hatchery yields first flock of chicks Fredericksburg, PA (August 29, 2017) – This past weekend proved to be an exciting one for Bell & Evans Chairman and President Scott Sechler as he witnessed the first chicks to hatch at his brand new, first in the world,...

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August 25, 2017

Bell & Evans Charity Event Raises $275,000 for WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center

Bell & Evans Charity Event Raises $275,000 for WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center Combined contributions from the Bell & Evans Charity Golf Tournament exceed $1.5M Lebanon, PA (August, 25, 2017) – The 9th Annual Bell & Evans Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center took place today at Iron Valley Golf Course...

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June 22, 2017

Bell & Evans Prepares to Open First-of-its-Kind Hatchery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf was among the dignitaries at Thursday’s grand opening. He praised Bell & Evans for its innovation and for helping Pennsylvania farmers by creating demand for food that grows on their farms.

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May 4, 2012

A Step Forward in Chicken Welfare (Whole Foods)

Family-owned premium poultry processor Bell & Evans has remained at the front of its industry’s flock by prioritizing high quality from all angles—from its antibiotic-free chicken to the materials and processes within its facilities.

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October 22, 2010

New York Times unveils Bell & Evans’ new, humane stunning system

Family-owned premium poultry processor Bell & Evans has remained at the front of its industry’s flock by prioritizing high quality from all angles—from its antibiotic-free chicken to the materials and processes within its facilities.

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