The success of Foster Farms' ambitious journey to category and industry leadership and overall excellence has earned the company the distinction of being named The National Provisioner’s 2016 Processor of the Year.
Reno, Nev.-based Sierra Meat & Seafood looks to build upon its legacy businesses and bring specialty meats to a wider audience, but on a growth curve that doesn’t outrun its ability to offer high-quality products.
Mountain States Rosen accepted a rare opportunity to purchase JBS USA’s Greeley, Colo., lamb-processing facility — a move that improves its story of vertical integration and gives it the flexibility to expand its distribution and advance lamb further into the specialty-protein market.
Where lamb processing is concerned, the team at Mountain States Rosen (MSR) believed it needed to put itself in a better position to take care of its cooperative producer members and deliver lamb product to its customers.
West Liberty Foods won the meat-processing lottery in 2014, when it purchased the former Quantum Foods facility in Bolingbrook, Ill. — a jackpot that already has paid dividends and has an aggressive growth plan in place.
In January 2016, a jackpot of historic proportions grabbed the attention of the nation — those who purchased Powerball tickets hoped the record $1.58 billion prize would land in their laps and change their fortunes.