What do you get when you combine Jewish rabbis and a chicken farm? You get Empire Kosher Poultry. The company is the world's largest processor of kosher poultry and has 65 rabbis on staff. Empire processes and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken and turkey, as well as value-added chicken and turkey products, such as turkey pastrami, breaded chicken tenders, and pizza. Its processing facilities have a capacity to handle 225,000 chickens per week. Empire sells its poultry to butcher shops, delis, supermarkets, and club stores across the US and throughout the rest of the world. In 2015 the company was acquired by Hain Celestial Group .