Keystone Bar & Grill announced today that both Buffalo Bleu and BBQ & Bacon mac & cheese will be available for the first time at retail in the freezer aisle of over 200-plus Midwest Kroger stores this week.
Pork belly softness is a major quality defect that has reduced processors’ and packers’ profitability because of its effect on fabrication efficiency, bacon shelf stability, sensory quality and bacon slicing yield.
A team of Ohio State researchers, led by Monique Pairis-Garcia and funded by Kraft Heinz, aims to solve the problem of aggression in sow group housing — and make the transition an easier one for producers, processors and the sows themselves.
The pork industry’s decision to convert to sow housing in recent years had been driven predominantly ethical concerns, but scientific research may yet help producers transition more easily to group housing and handle the new set of challenges it brings.
Check out the December 2016 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring our cover story on SugarCreek adding sous vide to its capabilities, the 2017 Economic Outlook for the meat and poultry industry, and much more!