Help us choose the 2017 Plant of the Year! We have nominated these 8 meat and poultry processing plants. Voting ends July 31st at midnight.
Foster Farms, Livingston, Calif.
The success of Foster Farms' ambitious journey to category and industry leadership and overall excellence has earned the company the distinction of being named The National Provisioner’s 2016 Processor of the Year.
Fighting cancer has become serious business not only for academia and pharmaceutical companies, but also food companies, which have chipped in funding and expertise to help patients battling to get their lives back.
In 1966, John S. Richardson founded SugarCreek Packing Co. in Washington Court House, Ohio, opting to focus production on bacon — an accidentally prescient move that would set the company on course for long-term success during his tenure.
AdvancePierre Foods (now Tyson Foods), Caseyville, Ill.
Part of the selling point for AdvancePierre Foods (APF) to potential investors leading up to the company’s initial public offering (IPO) last year was the claim that APF was a veritable expert on acquiring smaller companies.
For 31 years, Thomas Shelton has watched Case Farms grow from two employees (counting himself) and zero plants to approximately 3,200 employees, four processing plants, one further-processing plant, three feed mills and four hatcheries in Ohio and North Carolina today.
Since 2005, Laurel, Miss.-based chicken processor Sanderson Farms has been on an unmatched record of expansion in the meat industry, building and opening five processing plants (with a sixth brand new plant planned to open in 2019).
The June 2017 issue of Independent Processor features our cover story on how Wagonhoffer Meats is bringing back the rabbit as a healthy meat source, a preview of the 78th AAMP Convention, and much more.