About National Provisioner

The National Provisioner serves meat processing professionals who want to stay updated on the latest processing and packaging information, including updates on food safety, new products and the most up-to-date industry trends. The National Provisioner keeps the industry abreast with a monthly magazine (print or digital), Provisioner Prime eNewsletter, a comprehensive website at www.ProvisionerOnline.com, an annual Source Book, social media, videos, podcasts, mobile app, and more!

Independent Processor, a targeted magazine endorsed by key industry associations [AAMP, NAMP, etc.] and written for the unique information needs of the highly lucrative small-medium-sized, meat, poultry, pork, seafood & game processors.

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National Provisioner Editorial Advisory Board

Donna Berry 

Formulations Expert

Tim Biela

AFA Foods

H. Russell Cross

Texas A&M

Dennis Johnson

Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz PC

John E. Johnson


Huston Keith

Keymark Associates

Lynn Knipe

Ohio State University

Gary McMurray

Georgia Tech Research Institute

Mark Reed

Border Management Strategies (BMS)

Shawn Stevens


Steve Valesko

Butterball LLC

Kurt Vogel

University of Wisconsin - River Falls


BNP Media

BNP Media

BNP Media is one of the country's leading business-to-business media companies serving industry professionals across 50+ industries through magazines, custom media, enewsletters, website conferences, events and market research. BNP Media is commited to helping professionals succeed in business by providing superior information.

We have advertisers and readers around the world, and can translate our publications in any language, depending on our clients' needs. Founded in 1926, BNP Media is a fourth-generation, family-run business headquartered in Troy, Michigan with regional offices around the country.

Visit our website at www.bnpmedia.com

Corporate Directors

John R. Schrei


Rita M. Foumia

Corporate Strategy

Vincent M. Miconi


Lisa L. Paulus


Michael T. Powell


Nikki Smith

Online Development

Marlene J. Witthoft

Human Resources

Beth A. Surowiec

Clear Seas Research

Scott Wolters

Conference & Event

Scott Krywko


Michelle Hucal

Content Deployment





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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

NP September 2014 cover

September 2014

Check out the September 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring the 2014 Plant of the Year winner, and much more!

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Independent Processor

IP August 2014 cover

August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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