November 30, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – In this episode of Talking Talent with TaRita from The Right Place, our Chief of Human Resources, Stephanie Kempa, highlights Herbruck’s rich history and our company’s care for our teammates and their families.
November 27, 2022
MERCERSBURG, Penn. – Herbruck’s Blue Springs Egg Farm recently helped spread holiday cheer in Mercersburg through its sponsorship of the annual Christmas tree lighting.
Blue Springs, operated by fourth-generation family business Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, was this year’s sponsor of the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Merry Little Christmas Celebration, held on Saturday, Nov. 25. Click here to read more.
November 21, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch is helping West Michigan residents get a hot, delicious meal on Thanksgiving.
Herbruck’s, a fourth-generation family business, is once again sponsoring Mel Trotter Ministries’ free Thanksgiving Community Meal for people in the community who are experiencing homelessness, and anyone in the greater Grand Rapids area. Click here to read more.
Original holiday commemorates first egg-laying hens’ arrival
November 14, 2023
MERCERSBURG, Penn. – Blue Springs Egg Farm celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of the farm’s first egg-laying hens one year ago today.
On Nov. 14, 2022, 170,000 new winged residents arrived at Blue Springs, the $100 million sustainable cage-free egg-laying facility operated by Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch. The hens began producing high-quality, nutritious eggs, and today the Blue Springs flock has grown to 600,000 hens. Click here to read more.
Herbruck’s officials discuss economic impact, sustainability with federal lawmakers
October 31, 2023
MERCERSBURG, Penn. – Lawmakers from Pennsylvania and Michigan got an inside look at Blue Springs Egg Farm on Friday, as they toured the sustainable cage-free egg-laying facility.
Representatives of Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, the fourth-generation family business that operates Blue Springs, were on hand to discuss the state of agriculture in the United States with lawmakers and show the innovations Herbruck’s has made to the poultry industry. Click here to read more.
October 30, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Congratulations to our CEO, Greg Herbruck, on being recognized in Crain’s Grand Rapids Business as one of the 200 most influential leaders in West Michigan for 2023!
The Grand Rapids 200 serves as a definitive list of influential figures in West Michigan, encompassing sectors like manufacturing, banking, philanthropy, economic development, and a pool of other key industries. Click here to read more.
Items collected in recognition of Hunger Action Month
October 24, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch has collected 5,000 pounds of non-perishable food items and other essentials to donate to community organizations that serve families in need.
In recognition of Hunger Action Month in September, the fourth-generation family business collected items donated by Herbruck’s team members and leadership throughout the month to be given to organizations in Michigan and Pennsylvania this week. Click here to read more.
Fourth-generation family business named Best & Brightest in the nation
September 18, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch has been recognized as a top company to work for in the nation by the National Association for Business Resources.
Herbruck’s was named one of the 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation, an honor given to companies that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment. The winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. Click here to read more.
September 6, 2023
Herbruck’s and the other egg producers serving McDonald’s were awarded the Elevating the Arches Award at McDonald’s 2023 North American Supplier Summit.
The U.S. Poultry & Eggs Producers suppliers were brought together by the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza that severely impacted the US poultry industry in 2022. Click here to read more.
Fourth-generation family business named Best & Brightest in the nation
August 17, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch has donated funding to several community groups so local children in need have school supplies for the upcoming school year.
Herbruck’s donated to United Way of Montcalm-Ionia Counties’ Adopt-a-Classroom program and Ionia-based The Right Door’s back-to-school supply giveaway in Michigan. Click here to read more.
August 11, 2023
MERCERSBURG, Penn. – Blue Springs Egg Farm, the cage-free egg-laying facility developed by Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, is celebrating its first year in operation.
The ribbon was cut at Blue Springs Egg Farm one year ago today, and since then, more than 500,000 egg-laying hens have produced eggs; more than 150 people from the local region have been hired in various good-paying jobs in egg production, processing, sanitation and warehouse and Blue Springs has supplied eggs to the northeast United States. Click here to read more.
West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For honors company’s human resources practices
May 18, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch has been recognized as one of West Michigan’s 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.
Herbruck’s received the award during an award ceremony on Tuesday, May 16. The award identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resources practices and employee enrichment. Click here to read more.
May 2, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – May is National Egg Month, and Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch is continuing to serve its community through the donation of eggs.
To date in 2023, Herbruck’s, a fourth-generation family business, has donated 59,395-dozen eggs, which equals 712,740 eggs in total. The eggs were donated to dozens of community organizations in Michigan and Pennsylvania, where Blue Springs Egg Farm, Herbruck’s sustainable cage-free egg-laying facility, has begun egg production. Click here to read more.
April 25, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch on Monday hosted a meet and greet with a bipartisan group of local lawmakers.
The meet and greet event was held at Shadow Ridge Golf & Banquet Center. Representatives of the fourth-generation family business were present to network with lawmakers and discuss Michigan’s agriculture industry and land use. Click here to read more.
March 27, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – A Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch team member has been appointed to the Michigan FFA Foundation Board of Directors, which helps grow the state’s future agricultural leaders.
Brittany Brown, senior pullet manager at Herbruck’s for 10 years, joined the Michigan FFA Foundation board in February after being involved with the FFA since high school. Click here to read more.
February 24, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch marketing staff earned multiple awards for two projects from the West Michigan American Advertising Federation during a ceremony Thursday.
The Game of Life: Herbruck’s Edition and the Herbruck’s Coloring Book, were awarded Gold and Silver, respectively, American Advertising Awards honors called ADDYs that recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Click here to read more.
January 5, 2023
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch today announced it has donated 2.2 million eggs this year, topping the number of eggs donated by the fourth-generation family business in any previous year.
“Herbruck’s is so proud to have donated 2.2 million eggs during 2022, an ambitious goal we set at the beginning of the year,” said Amy Herbruck, public and community relations manager at Herbruck’s. “We strive to be a good neighbor to the communities we serve and are grateful to be able to help those in need and give back.” Click here to read more.
December 8, 2022
SARANAC, Mich. – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch is helping spread holiday cheer by sponsoring Ionia County Toys for Tots, the annual collection of gifts and essentials for distribution to local children who might otherwise go without gifts this holiday season.
Last year, Ionia County Toys for Tots collected or purchased about 8,000 toys with donations and distributed them to approximately 1,200 local children. Local children’s services also provided gifts for children in need. Click here to read more.
Egg production to begin at $100 million sustainable facility
November 14, 2022
MERCERSBURG, Penn. – About 170,000 new residents arrived in Mercersburg today to begin producing eggs and contributing to the local and regional economy.
Egg-laying hens arrived home at Blue Springs Egg Farm, the $100 million sustainable cage-free egg-laying facility opened by Herbruck’s of Pennsylvania. With the arrival of hens, egg production will begin at Blue Springs. Click here to read more.