In February 2013, Tyson Foods will release its fourth sustainability report. Very few people know that, with the exception of our first report, our sustainability reports have been developed by Tyson team members.
Demand for trays in meat, poultry and seafood packaging is expected to increase 3.9 percent per year to $860 million in 2015, according to Cleveland, Ohio-based The Freedonia Group Inc.’s April 2011 Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging report.
Processors face a variety of trials with slaughter equipment. It is a real challenge to design equipment that is durable, easy to maintain and capable of work cycling in environments that have large changes in temperature and humidity. In addition, processors still need to protect workers and be concerned about food safety.