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August 15, 2018

Bell & Evans is Celebrating 10 Years of Fundraising!

Bell & Evans and the Sechler family are celebrating 10 years of fundraising for the WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.  The Cancer Center offers comprehensive, integrated care to its patients and is ranked in the top 1% in Pennsylvania!  To date, we’ve raised $1.5 million dollars and we’re hoping to write a...

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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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April 19, 2018

Suspicious Organic Grain Shipment Intercepted at U.S. Port

"The Cornucopia Institute... reports that twenty-five thousand metric tons of purportedly organic corn, grown in Russia, Moldova, and Kazakhstan, currently sit idle on the M/V Mountpark, a United Kingdom-flagged vessel lingering off the coast of California."

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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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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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