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November 28, 2017

Bell & Evans Commits to Converting 100% of its Chickens to a Higher-Welfare, Slower-Growing, More Flavorful Breed in 2018

Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania (November 27, 2017) – Bell & Evans, a family-owned company in Fredericksburg, PA, and pioneer of premium, natural and organic chicken, is currently transitioning to a higher-welfare, slower-growing, more flavorful breed of broiler chickens. The new breed, Das Klassenbester, will 100% replace Bell & Evans’ current breed of chickens by the end of...

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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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July 8, 2017

Labor as Critical as Technology in Agricultural Economy

"Occasionally, we have the privilege of witnessing transformative moments in Pennsylvania agriculture. Last month, I had that opportunity at the opening of Bell & Evans’ first-of-its-kind organic poultry hatchery." Russell Redding, Secretary of Agriculture

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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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June 22, 2017

Governor Wolf Celebrates Bell & Evans Organic Hatchery Opening as Part of ‘Jobs that Pay’ Tour

“The products we grow and produce here fuel our people, the world, and our state’s economy. The commonwealth has supported Bell & Evans in the past and that support is helping to drive a broader expansion here,” Governor Wolf said.

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February 5, 2016

5 Things Poultry Processors Can Learn from Bell & Evans’ New Chicken Plant

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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January 26, 2016

Bell & Evans to build first humane animal welfare focused hatchery in US

ATLANTA, GA BELL & EVANS PARTNERS WITH HATCHTECH AND VISCON TO BUILD THE FIRST HUMANE ANIMAL WELFARE FOCUSED CHICK HATCHERY IN THE UNITED STATES Bell & Evans, Fredericksburg, PA, USA, HatchTech, Veenendaal, the Netherlands, and Viscon, Gravendeel, the Netherlands, have signed an agreement for the construction of the first Humane Animal Welfare Focused Chick Hatchery...

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