Ingredients & Formulations



Versatility, with health benefits

Gums, fibers and starches are low-cost alternatives to other non-meat ingredients, and work well as extenders.
It makes sense that consumers would rather read “carrot fibers” on an ingredient list than inorganic phosphates.
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Sorbents Extend Shelflife of Fresh Meat

A range of sorbents can extend the shelflife of fresh meat for up to 21 days
A range of sorbents can extend the shelflife of fresh meat for up to 21 days.
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National Provisioner 2013 Top 100 Questionnaire

Due Monday, April 1, 2013
THE NATIONAL PROVISIONER is conducting a survey of meat, poultry and prepared foods companies.
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Shelf-life extenders help proteins age gracefully

Quiet time on an airplane without electronics or reading materials can be dangerous for wandering minds like mine.
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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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National Provisioner


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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Independent Processor


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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