Contact: Miriam Fry

January 20th, 2022

Poarch Creek Indians Announce Creation of Meat Processing Facility

Atmore, AL — The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced plans to build a new meat processing facility today. The state-of-the-art USDA inspected facility will have the capacity to process up to 125 cattle per week. The Tribe has owned and operated Perdido River Farms (PRF) since 1992.  PRF is one of the largest cattle farms in Alabama and has plans to expand their production. The Poarch Creek Indians will be able to efficiently harvest and process cattle and hogs for both livestock-producing customers and a retail and wholesale business.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Chairwoman and CEO, Stephanie A. Bryan, said:

I am excited about the opportunities this project creates for our region’s farmers and the agriculture industry.  Like so many other local meat producers, we have had no other option other than to send the cattle we raised right here at Perdido River Farms out of state for processing. This new facility will provide us and other farmers the opportunity to process locally- raised beef and pork right here in Atmore. Not only will that make bringing a wonderful product to market easier and more cost-effective, it will also give Alabama producers an opportunity to be part of the “farm to table” movement that is so important to both consumers and local agriculture.

Current processing facilities across the Southeast have limited capacity for new business. The Poarch Creek Indians new facility will help meet that demand and create a larger capacity for meat processing in the future. The Tribe plans to complete the project by the end of 2023.


The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized tribe in Alabama.  From hospitality to aerospace, we continue to operate in a variety of industries across the World.  Read more about our Tribe here.