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PUTTING CUSTOMERS AT THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING WE DO

 

We understand. There’s a lot of change going on in the food industry. Consumers’ lifestyles are changing and there is increasing demand for convenience - both in terms of consumption and also in availability.  We understand this, and we work closely with our customers to create the right solutions for their consumers.

 

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Peacock Foods can create a competitive advantage for you, through product and packaging innovation, speed to market, flexibility, lower costs and reduced risk to meet those market demands and drive your growth. With our wide range of capabilities across the supply chain and our relentless focus on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, we view ourselves as an extension of your network. We know we have to earn your trust every day.

Explore the ways we can partner with you and let us know how we can support your needs.

SAFETY FIRST; QUALITY ALWAYS

 

You take safety and quality seriously and we do too. The reputation of your brands is in our hands.

When it comes to safety, we meet or exceed the highest industry standards. We focus on the safety and security of your products and our employees at every step.

 

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We’re committed to rigorous quality assurance programs, continuous improvement and food safety practices. We partner with you to drive exceptional quality to increase repeat purchase and brand value. We design quality into our manufacturing processes and systems to ensure consistent delivery of products that exceed consumer expectations.

Numerous certifications from a variety of third-party and governmental agencies confirm our success. We’re proud of our track record.

THE PEACOCK ADVANTAGE

 

Sure, we can execute your project on time, on budget and to your specifications. But, when you partner with Peacock you get so much more. We deliver against your requirements through a combination of what we do and how we do it. Let us know what we can do for you.

  • We’re passionate about great food and we work closely with our customers to develop and produce outstanding convenience food products.
  • We’re highly efficient and effective so our cost structure is favorable when compared to most consumer packaged goods companies’ networks.
  • We’ll share our strong commercialization expertise. Bring us your ideas and we’ll work with you to design the best solution to meet your needs.
  • Our unparalleled speed to market will give you an advantage in the marketplace.
  • We’re built for flexibility. Our scale gives us multiple options to meet your needs. We have more than two million square feet of space across seven facilities, with geographic reach across the U.S.
  • We have capital resources and flexibility by being part of Charlesbank Capital Partners. We’ll work with you to identify the right funding model for your strategic projects, improving your return on invested capital.
  • We have an adaptable staffing model, with a combination of full-time, part-time and temporary labor, so we can quickly adjust to meet your needs.
SEAMLESS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

Explore the full range of supply chain services we can provide your business.

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  • Come to us with your ideas … your next product innovation. We’ll share our extensive expertise and partner with you to discuss options, design the packaging, determine the best format and build the assembly or manufacturing line that’ll make it happen … quickly.
  • We’re proud of our track record of delivering projects on time, on budget and at the highest quality. Our network is your network. This gives us multiple options to meet your needs.
  • We can take months off of the product development cycle. That means getting your product into the marketplace sooner, driving your top line growth.
  • We’ll also collaborate with you and share our insights on productivity and network optimization to deliver consistent bottom line growth for you.
  • We also are flexible when it comes to capital decisions and are willing to partner with our customers. We are committed to investing in growth and we have the capital resources to fund strategic projects that improve your return on invested capital.
  • What can we do for you?
  • We have the expertise and experience to manage your business on a turnkey basis. We excel at managing inbound inventory on a just-in-time basis, while handling more than 4,000 inbound SKUs (stock keeping units). You tell us who to buy from and we relieve you of managing that complexity.
  • We use our inventory tracking and management systems to manage the delivery and storage of these food components and packaging supplies.
  • We have storage capacity for 100,000 pallets of materials and carefully schedule shipments to reduce waste due to spoilage. In a typical year, we have less than 0.5 percent waste.
  • For certain products, we also have experts who are able to procure materials on your behalf. In those cases, we partner with our select suppliers to understand their systems, in order to help them deliver superior quality on incoming materials for your products.
  • Contact us to discuss your needs.
  • Our processing capabilities are based on the needs of our customers.
  • We currently provide “light” processing, such a meat slicing and cheese shredding and harping.
  • In addition, we provide blending and cooking of both liquids and solids, along with blending and coating of solids.
  • Find out more about our capabilities; contact us today.
  • We are the only contract food and packaging company with multi-temperature capabilities at significant scale.
  • The types of packaging we produce are:
    • Ambient: pouches, canisters, cups, kits and alternative channel formats
    • Refrigerated: modified atmosphere trays and pouches, flexible plastic, cartons, salad kits, portion control
    • Frozen: modified atmosphere packaging, vacuum-formed pouches, paper wrap, cartons, pouches and bags
  • Our assembly capabilities allow us to manage the supply chain for you, bringing in various refrigerated and ambient components from multiple suppliers and then package those components into various forms.
  • We also do unitized packaging. We are experts at taking your products in bulk and efficiently packaging them in various formats, created to meet the consumer needs you’ve identified.
  • Five of our facilities are USDA certified and five are FDA certified, which enables us to handle a wide range of ambient, refrigerated and frozen products.
  • We have the unique ability to integrate secondary packaging into your primary packaging project. This gives you many benefits. It reduces your transportation costs; eliminates inefficient double handling costs; minimizes the risk of product damage; and enable us to quickly adjust to your changing needs within a single operation.
  • What can we do for you?
  • Our expertise in kit assembly and promotional packaging is at the core of our secondary packaging capabilities.
  • Our flexibility provides you with options. We have both refrigerated and ambient environments to handle your projects.
  • We will also work closely with you on special packaging configurations for club stores and other retail formats.
  • Tell us what we can do for you.
  • In addition to our packaging capabilities, we have experience and expertise in buffer warehousing. From the way we manage inbound and outbound materials, to our locations near major transportation lines, we can optimize our services. The availability of buffer warehousing services is dependent on the scale of your project.
  • Find out more about our capabilities.
  • We’ll work with your logistics team and your carriers of choice to get your finished products back to your warehouses, on time and on schedule. We are committed to managing outbound shipments to meet your business needs.
  • What can we do for you?
  • We have a team of Customer Service planning specialists who work directly with you across every aspect of the supply chain. They set up projects, schedule production, secure long-term capacity needs and meet your delivery expectations.
  • We are EDI capable and can provide inventory transactions and reporting into your systems to meet your reporting needs. If you’re not EDI capable, our team will work with you to find alternative solutions to manage daily, weekly or monthly reporting requirements.
  • Contact us to discuss your needs.
OUR SUSTAINABILITY COMMITMENTS

Sustainability is part of the way we do business. We believe we have a responsibility for environmental stewardship.

We’re focused on:

  • Creating energy and resource efficiency and waste reduction across the supply chain.
  • Reducing waste through transportation and inventory management practices.
  • Implementing proactive environmental management practices to minimize pollution.
  • Identifying packaging and procurement improvements that meet rising customer expectations for performance and safety, while reducing waste and cost.

About Us

Peacock Foods is a focused food manufacturer and one of the largest providers of integrated supply chain and packaging solutions to the consumer food industry. We specialize in the manufacture of ambient, chilled and frozen food products with many innovative packaging solutions. Many of the largest companies in the U.S. partner with us to bring their most well-known, category-leading brands to consumers. Peacock operates seven facilities totaling more than two million square feet located in California, Illinois and Ohio.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Corporate Headquarters
1800 Averill Rd.
Geneva, IL 60134
By phone: 1.630.845.9400
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