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April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with a special profile of Stemmler's Meats!

Cover Story | Stemmler's Meats

From our family to yours

Stemmler’s Meats provides Ontario families with healthy, locally sourced food.
Located about an hour west of Toronto, Heidelberg, Ontario, is a small town that is ideal for people looking to get away from the big city or visit a local farmer’s market.
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Product Focus | Prepared Foods

Prepared foods push forward

Convenient meal solutions are popular for every meal of the day, plus snacks.
Growth of prepared foods in delis has kicked into overdrive during the past few years.
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Higher Education | Purdue University

Purdue sees meat science rebirth

Purdue University is once again an exciting place to study meat science.
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Show Preview | AAMP

AAMP Convention turns 75

This year’s show moves to Milwaukee with plenty of networking & educational opportunities.
For three-quarters of a century, small processors have been gathering to talk shop, share information about their businesses or discuss the opportunities or challenges of the meat industry in general.
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Growth Opportunities | Burger Trends

The evolution of the patty

Retailers and restaurants are offering more burger options than ever before.
My first real job (“real” defined as a job that had a future, unlike my fast food, car washing business and door to door sales jobs I had tried as a USC student in L.A.) out of college was for a meat processor in Denver.
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Independent Thoughts

The ethical omnivore

If almost 10 years of writing about the meat industry has done anything for me, it’s made me more immune to the common tactics used to turn people away from eating meat.
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Cordray's Corner

Allergens – friend or foe?

What is an allergen? Allergens are proteins that trigger an immune response by certain people.
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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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January 2015

The first NP issue of 2015 features January's cover story: Certified Angus Beef; as well as How to Respond to a Food Crisis, Pep in Poultry’s Step, and so much more!

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December 2014

The December issue of IP features cover story: A full Haus, Mike Sloan’s award-winning bratwursts draw visitors to the Hermann Wurst Haus by the thousands.

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