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Favorable market conditions boost Sanderson Farms’ Q3 results

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Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were $768.4 million compared with $739.0 million for the same period a year ago.
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Poultry industry recognizes 96 poultry facilities for outstanding safety performance

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The annual safety awards were presented during the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry.
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GNP Company CEO Michael Helgeson announces plans to retire

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Steve Jurek, current Executive VP of Operations and Administration, to assume top leadership position.
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Chicken consumption up 17% in the U.S.

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick.
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More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar.
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Tyson Foods to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry businesses to JBS

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Tyson Foods, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement with JBS SA to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil.
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Applegate Naturals brings breakfast patties to sausage lineup

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Applegate is now selling its natural sausage links in patty form, with the introduction of Applegate Naturals Breakfast Sausage Patties.
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Two large chicken farms planned for Delaware county

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The chickens would be processed by Mountaire Farms and Perdue.
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Hain Celestial acquires remainder of Hain Pure Protein

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The purchase price of HPP was $40 million.
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Springer Mountain Farms teams with bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent for live CD, concert special

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Springer Mountain Farms supports D&V's first LIVE "made for television" performance airing on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and CD/DVD recording.
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Jimmy Dean brand launches fully cooked chicken-sausage products

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The Jimmy Dean brand has introduced the first fully cooked links and patties from the Delights by Jimmy Dean product line.
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EVENTS

Optimizing the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Application on Meat & Poultry

6/11/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas
There are several intervention options available to processors for antimicrobial application, many of which can result in a cleaner label. Spraying antimicrobials on the product or into product packages is a newer technology that is gaining rapid acceptance. This webinar will take a close look at using spray technology to apply antimicrobials and help attendees determine if it is the best intervention method for their operations. Read More

Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/4/14
Wyalusing, PA
United States
The Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Cargill in Wyalusing, PA. Read More

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

10/19/14
Omaha, NE
United States
The American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Nebraska Beef in Omaha, NE. Read More

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

11/16/14
Dakota City, NE
United States
The International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest will be hosted by Tyson Foods in Dakota City, NE. Read More

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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

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August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on dinner trends, wastewater management, and much more!

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Independent Processor

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August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

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