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A full Haus

Mike Sloan’s award-winning bratwursts draw visitors to the Hermann Wurst Haus by the thousands.
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GNP Company: Innovation, to be continued

Expect more of the same innovation and industry leadership from GNP Company, even with a leadership change this fall.
Mike Helgeson has had a long career in the poultry industry — more than 40 years in the business, with 21 of those as the CEO of St. Cloud, Minn.-based GNP Company.
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Exclusive Q&As with GNP Company executives

Andy Hanacek talks with Mike Helgeson, retired CEO of GNP Company, about how the company transitioned with The Maschoffs acquisition.
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Phillips Foods: Connoisseurs of crab

Phillips Foods celebrates 100 years of trailblazing, having opened new channels for its products and new supply sources while becoming a global seafood-processing force.
Anyone who has been to Baltimore, Md., or the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the last century likely has consumed crab meat harvested and processed right there in the region.
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Online exclusive: Phillips Foods slideshow and video interview

Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, gets an in-depth look at Phillips Foods' operations, from water to plate, and sits down to discuss sustainability efforts with Steve Phillips, CEO of Phillips Foods.


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Video Q&A with Ray Rastelli on new specialty-retail store

Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, talks to Ray Rastelli, owner and president of Rastelli Foods Group
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Rastelli Foods: Full-circle success

Rastelli Foods has built itself into a protein-processing, e-commerce and global-export powerhouse, and has now added specialty-retail operations to its portfolio.
Forty years ago, Ray Rastelli purchased a small butcher shop in South Jersey, brought his brother, Tony, into the business, and began growing their meat-cutting operation to serve local customers and restaurants in the region.
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Bacon gains paleo appeal

Whether it’s for taste, health or diet reasons, consumers are flocking to Pederson’s Natural Farms products.
Bacon gets a lot of love from consumers, and justifiably so
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As you like it

Or Derv Foods’ custom capabilities make it a partner for both large and small customers alike.
Like Philadelphia has the Philly steak sandwich and Buffalo has buffalo wings, northeast Ohio has its sauerkraut balls.
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Solar-powered and time-honored

From providing a traditional St. Patrick’s Day favorite to investing in sustainability efforts, Freirich Foods knows all about “going green.”
There are plenty of sectors of the meat industry that know the advantages and disadvantages of seasonal items.
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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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December 2014

The December issue of NP features a cover story on the GNP Company, an article on animal welfare, the 2015 economic outlook, 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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