Northern Pride, Inc is a grower owned turkey processing facility located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. The cooperative was formed in 1989 by independent turkey growers through out Northern Minnesota and North Dakota. Northwest Minnesota has been rich with many long-time turkey producers. Turkey ranching has been active for over 60 years in Northern Minnesota with many turkey farms now supporting 2nd and 3rd generation families. The current 25 turkey grower/owners that purchased the processing plant from Land O’ Lakes take “pride” in producing high quality turkeys for the large and small retailers, distributors, exporters, and foreign customers spread throughout the World. Northern Pride is a seasonal plant operating from April through December each year processing the turkeys grown by the member/owner growers.
Northern Pride’s primary products are whole body turkeys packed in private and packer labels for the retail and distributor markets. Northern Pride also produces a line of bone-in-breast, tray-pack parts, and bulk commodity parts. Northern Pride specializes in individually gift boxed turkeys, free range turkeys and antibiotic free turkeys.
Northern Pride, Inc. processes approximately 40 million live pounds of turkey annually and has employment of over 200 people. In an average processing day, Northern Pride will process around 20,000 turkeys per day.
Turkeys and turkey products produced by Northern Pride are sold and distributed to customers across the U.S. and several foreign countries. Contact Northern Pride for all your turkey needs.