Andy Hanacek speaks with David Van Eekeren, President & CEO, Land O'Frost, about new product lines and the groundbreaking of the company's new headquarters in Munster, Indiana
November 25, 2013
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
Farmland Foods’ Oven Perfect product aims to grow the marinated fresh pork category by attracting time-pressed consumers with convenience, quality.
October 7, 2013
Nearly two years ago, Farmland Foods embarked upon a mission, sparked by a new packaging innovation: To expand consumption of fresh marinated pork by analyzing consumers’ real needs in the area.Read More
Product Focus | BBQ
Pig of the Month takes the work out of BBQ.
October 2, 2013
To get a rack of delicious ribs or tasty pulled pork, barbecue aficionados typically have to drive to their favorite barbecue restaurant or fire up the grill or smoker themselves.Read More
Cover Story | Lone Star Foodservice
Lone Star Foodservice is leading the way for this up-and-coming culinary hotspot.
October 2, 2013
There are plenty of cities in the United States that are larger, but there are few that match Austin, Texas for its “cool” factor.Read More
West Liberty Foods adds high-pressure pasteurization to further improve the food safety and quality of its product lines.
September 3, 2013
A little more than a year ago, West Liberty Foods created a buzz, announcing the successful certification of its Tremonton, Utah, plant as a landfill-free facility, and the soon-to-follow certification of its Mount Pleasant and West Liberty, Iowa, locations as well.Read More
Cover Story | Blue Grass Quality Meats
The Rice family’s commitment to quality meats and customer service dates back 5 generations.
August 8, 2013
For almost 150 years, residents of Northern Kentucky have turned to the Rice family for their meat product needs.Read More
Butterball’s desire to become more self-sufficient brought new strategic purpose to its Carthage, Mo., facility — and operational changes embraced and propelled to success by its employees.
August 6, 2013
Butterball installed a state-of-the-art frozen-burger production line at its Carthage, Mo., processing plant and has visions of further growth of the product line.Read More
JBS USA invested significant capital to upgrade its acquisitions, and today it goes the extra mile to incorporate state-of-the-art, industry-leading processes and strategies, making a statement that it is in the U.S. protein market for the long haul.
June 13, 2013
When Brazilian protein processor JBS S.A., began its run of major U.S. protein acquisitions in 2007, many wondered where — or if — the company would stop.Read More
2013 Processor of the Year: Plant tour
Although the involvement of JBS with the Pilgrim’s Pride facilities takes a slightly different approach, it remains invested in and accessible to all its chicken-processing plants.
June 11, 2013
In 2009, JBS made the decision to invest in the U.S. chicken market, and pull Pilgrim’s Pride from bankruptcy, gaining a controlling interest in the chicken processor and beginning a monstrous turnaround project that continues today.Read More