Bacon

Going beyond being a breakfast staple, this protein has a cult following.

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The 2014 Bacon Report: Bacon goes ‘boutique’

With bacon’s popularity, there are plenty of processors thinking outside the box and creating unique bacon products that complement the standard, beloved pork belly.
March 25, 2014
Not all bacon is created equal. Sure, the consumer love affair with bacon shows no sign of relenting, so any bacon product that reaches the marketplace stands at least a decent chance of finding an audience.
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McDonald’s to introduce Bacon Clubhouse Sandwich

March 12, 2014
The new Bacon Clubhouse is the first sandwich offered nationally to include McDonald's famous Special Sauce since the Big Mac.
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Maple Leaf Farms adds duck bacon to product line

December 11, 2013
Maple Leaf Farms, a leading duck producer in the U.S., has added Duck Bacon to its retail product selections.
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Formulation Strategies

The breakfast balance beam

Foodservice operators and retailers are offering breakfast proteins that are convenient and healthy — but at just the right price point.
November 8, 2013
Next year, on-the-go breakfast eaters will be able to ask for a waffle taco, A.M. Crunchwrap or Cinnabon delights at Taco Bell.
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Farmland Foods offers new packaging, products, ad campaign

September 11, 2013
Comprehensive media campaign launches in conjunction with new packaging and the release of four new pork products.
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The 2013 Bacon Report

Bacon continues to dominate the marketplace with new flavors and applications, despite rising costs.
August 1, 2013
Bacon continues its dominance over the American people with new flavors and applications, such as bacon gumballs, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, bacon chocolate bar and bacon mayonnaise — to name a few
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Stefano Foods launches Applewood Bacon Rolls

At 2.5 oz. per roll, these protein rolls contain a slice of Applewood Bacon surrounded by Stefano’s soft dough.
June 18, 2013
Stefano Foods released the newest addition to its protein-filled snack-roll line: Applewood Bacon Rolls.
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Oscar Mayer’s bacon goes high-class for Father’s Day

June 6, 2013
Oscar Mayer is offering consumers nationwide the opportunity to purchase its Original bacon online in a limited release gift pack perfect for this upcoming Father's Day, anniversaries, birthdays or any special occasion.
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Applegate reduces its bacon packaging

May 15, 2013
Applegate Farms has reduced the amount of packaging in its organic bacon by 37 percent.
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Protein 'On Demand'

February 14, 2013

At-home cooks want meat and poultry that is ultra-versatile and can be included in a variety of dishes, prepared in a number of ways.


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GS1 Connect 2014

6/8/14
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina and the San Diego Convention Center
333 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA
United States
GS1 Connect 2014 provides an opportunity for more than 1,200 attendees to explore how GS1 Standards can improve product traceability, operational efficiency, data quality, growth and collaboration. Read More

3rd International Poultry & Livestock Expo

8/22/14
BIEC
Bengaluru
India
Media Today Group is organizing 3rd “POULTRY & LIVESTOCK EXPO 2014”, an International event, concurrently with the 4th edition of Dairy Tech India 2014 on 22-23-24 August 2014 at BIEC, Bengaluru, India. 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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Check out the April 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on animal welfare, sanitation programs, and much more!

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April 2014

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

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