Meat and Poultry Processing

Covering a wide scope of technologies and operations strategies driving protein plants.

ARTICLES

Protein Problem Solver

Giving the processing floor a facelift

Since founders Tim Malley and the Scola brothers officially merged their respective businesses in 2006 to create Boston Sword and Tuna (BST), the seafood giants have quickly grown to become one of the largest suppliers of seafood in the U.S.
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How America depends on rail

Find out how today’s rail providers, port authorities and boxcar manufacturers are teaming up to provide U.S. cold food processors with the most efficient and sustainable ways to transport goods.
Freight railroads keep America moving. From the food on our tables to the cars we drive to the shoes on our children’s feet, freight railroads carry the things America depends on, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Washington, D.C.
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Processing Tech

High-tech answers to slaughtering challenges

Slaughterhouses leverage newer technologies to become more productive and effective and to enhance animal welfare.
Slaughterhouse operations are evolving. Propelled by advancements in technology and methodologies, plants are producing higher quality proteins with a greater emphasis on food safety and the humane treatment of animals.
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EVENTS

Webinar

Food Plant of the Future: Raising the Bar on Plant Air Quality

4/26/12
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On demand Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.

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Industry

Anuga FoodTec

3/24/15
Germany
Anuga FoodTec is the most important driving force of the international food and beverage industry. Read More

Industry

Thermal Processing of Ready-To-Eat Meat Products

4/8/15
The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Road
Columbus, OH
United States
Contact: Lynn Knipe

DOCUMENTS AND FILES

The Essential Guide to ERP Solutions for Meat Processors - White Paper by CDC Software

10 Essential ERP Features For Meat Processors Running the right ERP solution can streamline your processing and packaging operations, expedite recalls, and accurately predict yields and cost products. This practical guide links many of the unique business processes for the meat industry to specific ERP software capabilities. Avoid the pitfalls of running the wrong ERP application for your business.

Multimedia

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Podcasts

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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February 2015

The February 2015 issue of NP features cover story: Power Surge, a look at J Bar B Foods.

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Independent Processor

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February 2015

The February issue of IP features cover story: The great speckled bird. 

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Provisioner Store

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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Sourcebook

A complete reference guide to supplies. Go to NP's Sourcebook now to check out the latest and greatest in the meat and poultry processing business.

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