While Cooper Farms celebrates a full 75 years of innovation and vision, its resurrection and subsequent advancements in food safety, sustainability and ergonomics over the last decade have it flying high.
May 7, 2013
The wind giveth and the wind taketh away — that may not be how the Bible verse reads, but to employees at Cooper Farms, this version holds a measure of truth beyond the Bible verse.Read More
April 24, 2013
ProvisionerOnline.com's editors attended the Chicken Media Summit April 17-19, 2013. Below are links to the stories and podcasts from their online coverage of the inaugural event in New Bern and Kinston, N.C.Read More
With a tip of the hat to the past, Oscar Mayer reaffirms its desire to innovate with consumers in mind as part of the new Kraft Foods.
April 12, 2013
In the sports world, the ultimate short-term goal may be to win a championship; but every team owner’s dream would be to create a dynasty.Read More
An exclusive business strategies podcast
April 2, 2013
Trevor Amen, director of market intelligence, NCBA, and Patrick Fleming, director of retail marketing, National Pork Board, talk about the breakthrough changes to the URMIS beef and pork cut nomenclature that are expected to gain approval and take effect this summer.Read More
Don’t tell Suzanne Strassburger that her fifth-generation, family-owned company can’t diversify, expand and help carry the meat industry to new heights — her plan for Strassburger Meats is already in the works.
March 14, 2013
The fifth generation of the Strassburger family has begun to build Strassburger Meats outward from its legacy steakhouse business, launching a new retail line, opening up an e-commerce storefront and expanding into the export business.Read More
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March 4, 2013
THE NATIONAL PROVISIONER is conducting a survey of meat, poultry and prepared foods companies.Read More
With Chef Big Shake Shrimp Burgers anchoring its innovative line of seafood comfort food, CBS Foods keeps building on small moments of inspiration to find success.
February 12, 2013
Thomas Edison famously stated, "Genius is one percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration." By now, Shawn Davis, founder and president of CBS Foods, should know this mantra well.Read More
January 28, 2013
Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, previews our February 2013 cover story in a sit-down interview with Shawn "Chef Big Shake" Davis, president of CBS Foods.
2013 Economic Outlook
The fiscal cliff crisis may have been averted (for now), yet there are plenty of reasons for processors to be wary in the New Year.
January 18, 2013
It has been many years since the meat industry could look at the start of a new year with something more than trepidation.Read More
OSI Group celebrates 20 years of business in China, poised to expand its leadership position in the country, as the fast-growing nation demands more protein, as well as top-notch food-safety and supply-chain systems.
December 19, 2012
In 1982, Sheldon Lavin, current chairman and CEO of OSI Group, embarked upon a trip to China to test the waters for possible business opportunities.Read More