Star Tribune Names Protein Sources LLP to Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2012


Protein Sources LLP has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune newspaper. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 17. The report can also be found at


Produced by the same team that compiles the 21-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about company leadership, communication, career opportunities, workplace environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits. The analysis included responses from nearly 71,200 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.


The results of the Star Tribune Top Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.


Protein Sources LLP Partner John Hollerich said, “Protein Sources LLP has always been committed to providing an exceptional workplace environment for our employees.  We are extremely proud to be considered one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota.”


Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the
Star Tribune Top Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.” 


Protein Sources LLPprovides professional swine production system management services to independent producers in the Upper Midwest. The Company is widely considered a leader in developing, designing and implementing innovative financial, production, nutrition, animal health, genetics, facility and human resource solutions for swine production companies, all in a cost effective manner.


To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 1,360 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.