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Food
The Surprisingly Big Company®

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas, and expertise into value for our members, business partners, and consumers.

West Liberty Foods is a food company. We manufacture hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top 50 protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our four facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

CORE VALUES
Family Oriented
Family Oriented

We will maintain our agricultural heritage and strive to provide an atmosphere that encourages family life.

Leadership
Leadership

Through relationships, knowledge, and vision, we will strive to ethically influence situations and create empowered and engaged team members.

Results Driven
Results Driven

By providing the tools, metrics, and analysis, we will empower our individuals to deliver improved customer and organizational results.

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

We will act in an entrepreneurial spirit to take calculated risks to grow our business.

Tenacity
Tenacity

With persistence and due diligence, we will strive for solutions and pioneer new innovations.

Innovation
Innovation

We will strive to transport ideas into improved products, services, or processes in order to advance, compete, and differentiate our organization successfully in our marketplace.

Relationship
Relationship

We will invest time, money, and effort to build relationships based upon trust, openness, creditability, and mutual respect.

Social Responsibility
Social Responsibility

From farm to plate, we will be ethically responsible stewards of our human, natural, cultural, and financial resources.

Integrity
Integrity

We will consistently embrace our core values in all aspects of our business.

WE BELIEVE IN DOING THE RIGHT THING

We are a Landfill Free Company. The NSF-ISR verification process demonstrates that the total waste from our facilities entering the landfill is less than 1%.

OUR FACILITIES:

West Liberty, Iowa

Corporate Headquarters
Turkey Processing Facility
Research & Development

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Two Production Facilities
Research & Development
Liberty Cold

Mount Pleasant, Iowa

State-of-the-Art Slicing Facility

Tremonton, Utah

State-of-the-Art Slicing and IQF Facility

Decatur, Arkansas

Crystal Lake Farms

Jay, Oklahoma

Crystal Lake Farms Chicken Processing Facility
Leadership Training
Leadership Competency Model Training (LCM) Leadership Competency Model Training (LCM)

LCM is an introduction to the five Key Performance Drivers which position West Liberty Foods to achieve a competitive and strategic advantage. This training opportunity is provided to all salaried, clerical, technical, professional and maintenance team members. Team members are introduced to leadership tools and skills to increase their ability for success in the workplace. It is also prepares team members to practice the “West Liberty Foods Way” of leadership, focusing on strategies for personal growth and leveraging individual leadership strengths. The training provides strategies for leading oneself and others with diverse styles.

Leadership Excellence/EQ Leadership Excellence/EQ

This training was introduced in the fall of 2014, with LCM and HPT as prerequisites to this advanced leadership training. This learning opportunity is a great time to enhance and focus on one’s emotional intelligence. With emphasis on self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management, we can excel in our abilities to lead with excellence.

Effective Management Training (EM) Effective Management Training (EM)

EM training focuses on understanding individual roles, knowing our preferred work styles, communicating effectively, understanding team member empowerment and accepting accountability.

High Performing Teams Training (HPT) High Performing Teams Training (HPT)

HPT focuses on the variables which contribute to team success and how “shared leadership” positively impacts the building of effective teams. This training also increases one’s capabilities by building trust, making decisions, diagnosing problems and managing conflict.