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“In recent taste tests, fresh chicken from Bell & Evans rated better than average. A bit fresher-tasting; a bit juicier than most, including Perdue chicken that were not quite as fresh-tasting.”– A leading independent consumer magazine

December 12, 2016
“Fab Food Plant” of 2016
Food Engineering Magazine lauded our 160,000-square foot chicken packaging, storage and processing facility for its focus on lean manufacturing, sustainability and food safety.
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November 18, 2016
“Business of the Century”
The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce praised Bell & Evans for making a longstanding, positive impact in the community.
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October 24, 2016
Philanthropist of the Year 2016
The Association of Fundraising Professionals presented this award to Bell & Evans President Scott Sechler for his philanthropy and volunteer fundraising.
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October 1, 2016
Outstanding Organic Producer 2016
Pennsylvania Certified Organic, a USDA-accredited organic certifying agency, recognized Bell & Evans President Scott Sechler for his exceptional commitment to high-quality organic production, promoting organic products, and supporting the integrity of organic goods in the market.
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July 15, 2016
Fastest Growing Companies in Central Pennsylvania
The Central Penn Business Journal included Bell & Evans on its list of fastest growing companies in central Pennsylvania.
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April 22, 2016
Whole Foods New Product Innovation Award
Whole Foods recognized Bell & Evans for continually leading the chicken industry, setting the model many other chicken suppliers over the years have chosen to emulate.
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June 2, 2015
White House Forum on Combating Antibiotic Resistance
Bell & Evans President Scott Sechler was invited to share his innovative views on antibiotic use in the food industry.
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December 10, 2014
Men’s Health Recognizes Bell & Evans Chicken
In an article about the poultry industry, the magazine touted Bell & Evans’ clean, humane living conditions and 100% Air Chilled method.
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September 12, 2013
The Food Network Deems Bell & Evans Chicken Nuggets “The Healthiest”
In its Healthy Eats column, the Food Network recommended Bell & Evans for “a beautifully simple ingredient list and chicken raised without antibiotics.”
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March 29, 2012
Distinguished Service in the Agriculture Industry
The PennAg Industries Association awarded Bell & Evans President Scott Sechler for his outstanding accomplishment in agriculture.
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January 27, 2012
Bon Appetit Supermarket Standoff Winner
In the magazine’s frozen wing cook-off, Bell & Evans Buffalo Style Chicken Wings won the blind challenge for flavor and was also most nutritious.
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January 14, 2012
Real Simple Winning Super Bowl Snack
Real Simple described Bell & Evans Buffalo Style Chicken Wings as “meaty … with just the right amount of heat, crunch, and zesty sauce.”
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March 4, 1981
New York Times calls Bell & Evans “The Excellent Chicken”
The New York Times called Bell & Evans the best chicken in its testing, saying “Leading brand names such as Paramount, Perdue and Cookin’ Good were not up to the standard of the Bell & Evans chickens.”
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