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Our standard is simple: No antibiotics, ever.

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Why work at Applegate?

To be a part of something bigger...

Changing the Meat We Eat® is our mission at Applegate. That’s not the kind of thing that gets accomplished without a good plan and a great team to execute it.

We believe that the road to our lofty goal is built on a foundation of creative ideas coming from great teams and individuals. This creative energy must be knit together into a plan that is in harmony at the customer, company, team and individual levels.

We believe in providing effective tools and training to help make the most of an employee’s valuable time.

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Company Benefits

Applegate strives to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefit package. Benefit eligibility may be dependent upon employment status. Our benefit package includes:

  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Dental Insurance
  • Discounts on Applegate Products
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance and Supplement Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Parental Bonding Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Work at Home Days
  • Vision Insurance
  • Volunteer Day
  • Working for a company that is making a difference!

Applegate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.