Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to Host 2013 First Quarter Earnings Call on May 3, 2013

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to Host 2013 First Quarter Earnings Call on May 3,

GREELEY, Colo., April 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
(Nasdaq:PPC) will host its first quarter 2013 earnings conference call and
webcast on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. MT (9:00 a.m. ET). Prepared
remarks regarding the company's financial and operational results will be
followed by a question and answer period with Pilgrim's management team.

Investors and analysts are encouraged to pre-register for the webcast by using
the link below. Participants who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to
gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.
Pre-registration may be completed at any time, including up to and after the
call start time.

To pre-register, participants may log on to:

The pre-registration link may also be accessed by logging in through the
"Investor" section of our website at www.pilgrims.com and clicking on the link
under "Upcoming Events."

Participants who would like to join the call but have not pre-registered can
do so on the day of the event by dialing +1 (877) 270-2148 within the US, or
+1 (412) 902-6510, and requesting the "Pilgrim's Pride Conference." To submit
a question to management during the call, participants must be logged in via
telephone.Questions submitted in advance are welcome and may be sent via
email to Rosemary Geelan at rosemary.geelan@pilgrims.com. 

The webcast will be available for replay on Pilgrim's website two hours after
the call concludes, and will remain available through August 1, 2013.The
webcast replay will be accessible through the "Investors" section of

About Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim's employs approximately 38,000 people and operates chicken processing
plants and prepared-foods facilities in 12 states, Puerto Rico and Mexico.The
Company's primary distribution is through retailers and foodservice
distributors.For more information, please visit www.pilgrims.com.

CONTACT: Rosemary Geelan
         Investor Relations
         (970) 506-8192
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