Research presented at The Obesity Society’s annual meeting shows choosing protein-based breakfast meals can help consumers curb appetite — even at realistically attainable serving sizes.
December 3, 2013
Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, visited Hillshire Brands’ Chicago headquarters in November 2013 to speak with Jeff George, senior vice president of Research & Development, as well as Susan Zaripheh, Ph.D., director of Nutrition Research & Innovation, about a new study from Biofortis Clinical Research and the University of Missouri’s Department of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (see the release on page 40).Read More
December 2, 2013
A discussion with Heather Leidy of the University of Missouri, co-author the study.Read More
2014 Economic Outlook
Processors report an improving landscape for capital expenditures in the meat and poultry industry in 2014.
December 2, 2013
In conjunction with The National Provisioner’s 2014 Economic Outlook, we thought it wise to get a read on processor’s capital-expenditures trends this year and spending plans for the coming year as a leading indicator on the industry’s health, and to offer a benchmark for your company’s plans.Read More
After years of fighting an uphill battle, the protein industry soldiers on and may be looking forward to low feed costs, increased demand and more exports in 2014.
December 1, 2013
The trouble with making predictions for an agriculture-based industry is that uncontrollable factors have a funny way of intruding.Read More
From the Editor's Desk — Nov. 2013
November 27, 2013
In this month's episode of From the Editor's Desk, Andy Hanacek helps define the needs and tendencies of male shoppers, otherwise known as Manfluencers.Read More
In this month's video, Andy Hanacek discusses a CBS News report that claims to report what's really in chicken nuggets.
November 12, 2013
Andy Hanacek tries to keep his cool when discussing the uneducated consumer media.Read More
When Harris Ranch renovated and expanded its cattle receiving and harvest floor at its Selma, Calif., processing plant earlier this year, it unveiled a design that maximizes animal welfare, food safety and ergonomics.
November 1, 2013
One of the primary claims anti-meat activists make against the beef industry revolves around animal handling and welfare.Read More
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October 28, 2013
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Listen to a conversation between Shawn Davis and Andy Hanacek
October 8, 2013
Shawn “Chef Big Shake” Davis, president of CBS Foods, updates his company’s progress since being featured on the February 2013 cover of The National Provisioner, and discusses the details of the Shrimp Burger Revolution Tour and the crowdfunding effort behind it.Read More
Farmland Foods refreshes its brand, launches new ad campaign to support new products.
October 7, 2013
Andy Hanacek gets the insight on what the brand refresh means for the pork processor and its products.Read More