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Birko in Top 10 of ColoradoBiz Magazine List of Top 100 Colorado Woman-Owned Companies

May 16, 2011

HENDERSON, Colo.—Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the meat, poultry, pork, produce and brewery industries, has been ranked #10 on the ColoradoBiz magazine list of Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies for 2011, based on 2010 gross revenue. Birko is the only Colorado manufacturing company in the Top 10.

Kelly Green

“We’re thrilled to be in the Top 10 on this prestigious list,” said Kelly Green, chairman of the board and third-generation owner of Birko, which was founded in 1953. “We’ve been a woman-owned company since 1978 and we’re proud to be recognized as a successful, growing Colorado company.” Birko employs approximately 60 people, with one half located at the Henderson headquarters and the other half located nationwide.

Birko is a Certified Women Business Enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

About Birko

Birko is a leader in providing food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries. Birko manufactures more than 250 cleaning, sanitation and production process chemicals, as well as specialized delivery equipment for meat, poultry, pork, produce and brewery applications. Birko also provides solutions used in antimicrobial interventions. Many Birko products are listed on the USDA NOP (National Organic Program) list of allowed products for use by organic processors, and many others are based on environmentally preferable or “environmentally neutral” formulas. Founded in 1953, Birko is a Certified Women Business Enterprise and was awarded Supplier of the Century by the National Meat Association. birkocorp.com