Allen Harim Contributes to Harbeson Cemetery Reward Fund

- Monday, January 29, 2018
HARBESON, Del. - January 29, 2018 - Allen Harim, a leader producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever Chicken on Delmarva, is offering to financially help the caretakers of the Harbeson Cemetery with a reward fund to help locate the driver that ran into the cemetery wall in December. The cemetery, located at the corner of Route 9 and Route 5, has a brick retaining wall just inches from the roadway that has suffered damage through the years as a result of vehicle accidents at the intersectio...

Allen Harim Harbeson Plant Achieves Perfect Wastewater Record for 2017

- Monday, January 22, 2018
SEAFORD, Del. -- In the first full year of operation with an upgraded wastewater treatment plant, Allen Harim's Harbeson processing plant has achieved 100 percent compliance with all discharge parameters listed in the NPDES permit, the company announced this week. Allen Harim spent more than $8 million on Phase 1 of the treatment plant upgrade which was finished in late 2016. The new technology has been working so well that some of the parameters the company is required to test for produce ...

Allen Harim Grower Wins Delaware Environmental Stewardship Award

- Monday, January 8, 2018
SEAFORD, Del. -- For the third year in a row, an Allen Harim farm family was presented with the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award on Monday during Delaware Ag Week. Randy and Jordan McCloskey own Single Silo Farm in Houston, Del., where they own four chicken houses and grow about 136,800 chickens per flock. They also farm 500 acres of grain. They built the chicken houses a few years ago to help diversify their business, and because they were looking for additional fertilizer option...

Allen Harim Moving Corporate Headquarters to Millsboro

- Monday, December 18, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever Chicken on Delmarva, will be moving its corporate headquarters just outside of Millsboro, Del., to the former Vlasic pickle plant it purchased in 2014. The company has hired Delmarva Veteran Builders (DVB), a company based in Salisbury, Maryland, to oversee construction of the new headquarters. DVB hires primarily veterans for construction projects, and has promised the new office space should be ready for o...

Allen Harim Is Home For Toys For Tots in Sussex County

- November 7, 2017
MILLSBORO, Del. - Christmas may be well over a month away, but a warehouse in Millsboro owned by Allen Harim is already looking a whole lot like Santa's workshop. For the second year in a row, Allen Harim is hosting Toys for Tots in Sussex County, providing space for volunteers to collect, sort, and give out toys for needy children from now until Christmas. Ted Bennicoff is coordinator of the Sussex County chapter of the national Toys for Tots campaign, which started 70 years ago with th...

Allen Harim Holds Official Groundbreaking at New $22 Million Hatchery

- October 25, 2017
DAGSBORO, Del. - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Chicken on Delmarva, officially broke ground on Wednesday beginning the construction phase of a new $22 million state-of-the-art hatchery on Delmarva. Governor John Carney joined the groundbreaking, and thanked the company for continuing to invest in Delaware. Other dignitaries included Sen. Gerald Hocker (R-20th), Rep. Rich Collins (R-41st), Rep. Dave Wilson (R-35th) , and Rep. R...

Allen Harim Donates 40 Tons of Chicken to Florida For Hurricane Efforts

- September 20, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever chicken on Delmarva, today sent 40 tons of chicken to Florida to help assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. They are expected to arrive on Friday. "On behalf of everyone at Allen Harim, our hearts and prayers are with all the people who have been impacted by the Hurricanes this year," said Joe Moran, President and CEO of Allen Harim. "We felt compelled to help out and sending some of our chicke...

Allen Harim Donates Chicken to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

- August 31, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - Those impacted by Hurricane Harvey will soon have some Delmarva chicken to feed them -- 40,000 pounds to be exact. On Thursday, Allen Harim began driving a truck full of the fresh chicken to Houston. It is set to arrive Saturday. The donation is in partnership with Operation BBQ Relief-- a non-profit that feeds people during natural disasters. "They mobilize in disasters and have smokers and grills and they cook," says Allen Harim Director of Public Relations Cathy Bassett. "Th...

Allen Harim Awards First Ever Legacy Scholarships

- June 27, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Chicken on Delmarva, presented five students with the first ever Allen Harim Legacy Scholarship, which provides a $2,500 financial award for college. The Allen Harim Legacy Scholarship was created last month when the company announced they would be using savings from a newly installed solar project to create the program. Children of employees and contract growers wanting to attend college or trade schools were ...

Allen Harim Hires New Director of Human Resources

- June 6, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever chicken on Delmarva, has hired industry veteran Michael Rush as the company's new Director of Human Resources. Rush has more than 20 years of experience in various roles in Human Resources and Training, including almost a year with Allen Harim. During his career, he spent almost eight years with Perdue Farms as a Regional Talent Manager, and almost a dozen years with McDonalds in Human Resources. He most rece...

Allen Harim Hires New Sales Team for NAE Chicken

- May 17, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - Allen Harim, a leading producer of No Antibiotic Ever chicken on Delmarva, has promoted Harry Tillman to Director of Sales and Marketing and he's assembled an experienced team of sales professionals to grow the company's footprint across all sectors. Tillman joined the company in January as Senior Director of Business Development but has quickly proven his leadership skills and depth of knowledge in the business, said Joe Moran, President and CEO of Allen Harim. Originally fr...

Allen Harim Solar Project Generating Savings

- May 15, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - A six-acre field of solar panels is now energized and providing power to Allen Harim's poultry processing plant in Harbeson, Del., officials announced Monday. The company pledged to use some of the savings realized from the renewable energy project to create an endowed scholarship fund for the children of employees and growers to give them an opportunity to attend college. The 1.57MW, multi-million dollar solar project features 4,992 solar panels, and is projected to generate...

Allen Harim Outstanding Growers Honored by the Delmarva Poultry Industry

- April 19, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. -- Two farm families who grow chickens for Allen Harim, a leader in No Antibiotic Ever chicken on Delmarva, were honored as Outstanding Growers by the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., on Tuesday at their annual banquet in Salisbury. DPI honored Dale Phillips, of Georgetown, Del., a third-generation chicken grower whose father and grandfather also raised birds. His wife, Kathy, is involved in poultry too, working at the University of Delaware Lasher Laboratory to detect flock il...

Allen Harim Partners with Operation We Care to Collect Items for Troops in April

- April 11, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever chicken on Delmarva, has partnered with the non-profit organization Operation We Care to collect nonperishable items for care packages for troops deployed overseas. "All of our facilities are participating and our employees are excited to be able to do something to support our troops," said President and CEO Joe Moran. Collection boxes are located at facilities in Harbeson and Seaford, and staff is helping co...

Allen Harim Honors Retirees and Long-Time Employees

- Feb. 21, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - February 21, 2017 - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, honored two retiring employees and 24 current employees celebrating milestone anniversaries at the second annual Allen Harim Service Awards and Retirement Dinner held at the Brick Hotel in Georgetown recently. "We value loyalty and we want to make sure our employees understand how grateful we are for their service," said Joe Moran, President and CEO of Allen Harim. Donna Moore, who h...

Allen Harim Reaches Agreement with Artesian on Wastewater

- Jan. 27, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - January 27, 2017 -- Allen Harim has reached an agreement with Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc., that will mean the company's Harbeson chicken processing plant will no longer discharge any wastewater into nearby Beaverdam Creek. During the next 18 months, Artesian will construct a pipeline that will take the facility's treated wastewater to Artesian's Northern Sussex Water Recycling Facility north of Milton, Delaware. From there, Artesian will use it for spray irrigation o...

Allen Harim Honored for Support of Poultry Environmental Research at Carvel Reserach and Education Center

- Jan. 26, 2017
GEORGETOWN, Del. - January 26, 2017 - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, was honored this week for its decade-long commitment to poultry environmental research conducted at the University of Delaware's Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown, Del. The poultry company has provided all of the baby chicks and feed at the facility's two test chicken houses, where research has been conducted on environmental issues related to growing broiler chickens....

Allen Harim Hires New Senior Manager of Business Development

- Jan. 23, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - January 23, 2017 - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has hired a food industry sales management professional to oversee business development for the company. Harry L. Tillman joined Allen Harim in mid-January as Senior Manager of Business Development with a strong focus on the company's retail segment for its signature Nature's Sensation® brand, raised with no antibiotics ever. Tillman has spent the past 20 years as a sales operatio...

Allen Harim Grower Wins Delaware Environmental Stewardship Award - Second year in a row grower from Allen Harim earns top prize

- Jan. 10, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - January 10, 2017 - Allen Harim poultry growers Ted Layton and Scott Willey, co-owners of T&S Farms near Milford, were presented the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award on Monday during Delaware Ag Week. Layton and Willey have four chicken houses on their 44-acre farm, with a capacity of 134,400 birds per flock. The two men have been childhood friends since the second grade, and own a residential home construction business building about 35 homes a year in Kent and Sus...

Allen Harim "Bless Our Children" Challenge on WBOC Raises New Record

- Jan. 06, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - January 6, 2017 - With the holidays over, Allen Harim would like to thank all the businesses that accepted the Allen Harim Campaign Challenge as part of the record-breaking Bless Our Children campaign on WBOC-TV this year. This year's campaign raised $263,920, making it the most successful campaign to date. For the past two years, Allen Harim has been a lead sponsor of Salisbury-based television station's fund-raising campaign, which raises money for Christmas presents fo...

Allen Harim Hires New Director of Public Relations

- Jan. 05, 2017
SEAFORD, Del. - January 5, 2017 -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has named veteran communications expert Catherine M. Bassett as the new Director of Public Relations to help share positive news about the company and oversee community relations. "I've worked with Allen Harim for the past two years as a consultant, and I've been consistently impressed with the company's leadership, their dedication to their employees, and their commitment to the commun...

Allen Harim unveils Halal chicken line

- 12/05/2016
SEAFORD, DEL. - Allen Harim recently launched a brand update of the company's Halal chicken product line. The new name is Oasis All Natural Chicken, which will replace the current Al Mazra' ah Halal brand. New packaging began appearing in local grocery stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast United States in November, the company said. The chicken is 100% vegetarian fed and free of hormones and steroids. "Customers tell us they want more than Halal; they want to know the chicken itsel...

Allen Harim to Build State-Of-The-Art Hatchery on Delmarva

- 10-24-2016
SEAFORD, Del. - October 24, 2016 -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, today announced plans to invest $22 million to build a state-of-the art hatchery in Dagsboro, Delaware. The new facility will have an egg-set capacity of 2.5 million eggs per week. "Our 'No Antibiotic Ever' policy requires us to provide the healthiest start possible to each and every bird, and this new facility - the most technologically-advanced hatchery on Delmarva - will deliver that,"...

Allen Harim Hires New Senior Leadership Team to Oversee Harbeson Expansion

- 8-29-2016
SEAFORD - August 29, 2016 -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has hired several key personnel to oversee the expanded Harbeson poultry processing facility and other departments at the company, officials announced this week. "We are continuing to build a strong team here with the experience necessary to take this company to the next level," said CEO Joe Moran. "With the addition of these key players, we are moving forward with our strategic goals to make t...

Allen Harim Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of its Harbeson, DE. Facility

- 8-08-2016
Governor Jack Markell and Harim Chairman Hong-Kuk Kim Help to Cut the Ribbon on the $40 Million Renovation HARBESON, Del. - August 8, 2016 -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, today hosted Delaware Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Rep. John Carney and a prestigious group of state and local dignitaries in a ribbon cutting ceremony to re-open its newly renovated Harbeson, Del. chicken processing facility. The compan...

Allen Harim Consolidates Operations in Harbeson, Delaware

- June 16, 2016
SEAFORD -- June 16, 2016 -- Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, today officially closed its processing plant in Cordova, Maryland, consolidating its processing operations in Harbeson, Delaware. The company had announced the closure and notified employees in March. Many opted to remain with the company and will be working in other Allen Harim facilities. Human Resources has worked closely with state and local officials to find other employment opportunities, a...

Allen Harim Promotes Joe Moran to CEO

- May 5, 2016
SEAFORD, Del. - May 5, 2016 - Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, today announced it has promoted Joe Moran to the office of CEO. Moran, a poultry industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, will oversee all aspects of the company's operations, including growout, production, sales and marketing, finance and human resources. Moran joined Allen Harim in November 2015 as Executive Director and a member of the company's Leadership Council. "During h...