Major U.S. meat and poultry companies 2020, based on sales

JBS USA was the second top meat and poultry processing company in the United States in 2020. In that year, the company generated an estimated 34.9 billion U.S. dollars in sales.

Tyson Foods

Tyson is one of the biggest players in the global meat processing market. In 2018 it was ranked fourth on a list of the world’s top food brands by brand value. One of the biggest product segments of Tyson Foods is fresh and processed chicken meat. Of all the companies in the U.S. processed chicken market, Tyson generated the highest level of sales.

Meat production in the United States

The United States is one of the top meat producers in the world. In 2019, the volume of U.S. beef and veal production reached about 12.73 million metric tons, more than any other country. The United States also produced the highest volume of broiler meat (chicken) worldwide in that year. Most of the chickens in the United States are raised in Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio.

Leading meat and poultry processing companies in the United States in 2020, based on sales

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

March 2020


United States

Survey time period


Special properties

Based on 2019 sales

Supplementary notes

* Estimate.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 / Month *
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Global meat industry "

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.