About Prestage Farms, History, Aerial shot of farm


To the Prestage family, it’s more than just a business, it’s about supplying our communities and world with top of the line products. As a family-owned and operated business, we know what it means to stay true to your roots. It’s more than just a business to us, it’s our livelihood. Prestage is a name you’ve grown to trust, that’s why we’ve been in pork production for over 35 years.

Bill and Marsha Prestage founded Prestage Farms in 1983. The strong foundation we have in pork production is a driving factor in our decision to provide more to consumers by supplying delicious, wholesome pork for consumers to enjoy. Many things have changed over the years, but one thing for sure hasn’t. Our family, our employees, and our growers have never stopped exceeding expectations. Because of our commitment to continuous improvement, this generates higher confidence in the pork that’s being served at your dinner table. You can trust every product you purchase of Prestage Foods pork. It’s our family promise.


At Prestage Foods of Iowa, our mission is to produce a high quality, safe and consistent pork product at a competitive cost. As a part of values, we accept responsibility for:
  • Product Quality
  • Community Involvement
  • Industry Awareness
  • Contract Grower Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Animal Welfare
Without dedication to these areas of our industry and society, Prestage Foods of Iowa wouldn’t be where we are today. We know this because, at Prestage Foods, it’s about so much more as well. Our pork company is about providing more, so you can enjoy more. That is why we will never sacrifice the importance of our products, our community, our employees, the environment and our animals. You can trust every product you purchase of Prestage Foods pork. It’s more. It’s our family promise.

Prestage Foods of Iowa is not only dedicated to providing superior quality pork products to our consumers, but also to the Iowa communities in which we live and serve. By purchasing supplies and services from local sources whenever possible, we strive to contribute back to our local economies. We take pride in giving back when and where we can and encourage our employees to do the same.