Pilgrim's Pride Corp (Pilgrim's) is a chicken producer with operations in the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The Company is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and foodservice operators. As of December 26, 2010, it had the capacity to process more than 38 million birds per week for a total of more than 10.3 billion pounds of live chicken annually. During the fiscal year ended December 26, 2010 (fiscal 2010), it produced 7.7 billion pounds of chicken products. As of December 26, 2010, it operated 26 poultry processing plants located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. It has one chicken processing plant in Puerto Rico and three chicken processing plants in Mexico. In August 2012, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. announced acquisition of the commercial egg assets of Pilgrim's.