Deli meats have experienced innovation both in service and self-serve arenas.


Jennie-O launches deli products featuring reduced sodium, new flavors

The Jennie-O brand has expanded its deli product portfolio with a host of new items that align with consumer desire for better-for-you options and creative, on-trend flavors.
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Pocino Foods Co. launches new line of natural deli meats

Pocino Foods Company (PFC) has introduced its new line of natural deli meats.
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Protein Problem Solver: Dietz & Watson cuts pathogen testing time by more than 80 percent

Dietz & Watson is a household name in deli meats, with more than 400 products in supermarkets and delis throughout the United States.
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Hillshire Farm debuts new natural lunchmeat line

Hillshire Farm recently launched its new Hillshire Farm Naturals line of lunchmeat.
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Applegate introduces first natural, organic lunch kit

Available nationwide at food retailers such as Target, BJ’s and Safeway, Applegate HALF TIME, the first lunch kit with natural and organic ingredients, combines three of the leading brands in the natural and organic channel.
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New Consumer Products

Land O’Frost introduces heart-healthy lunchmeat line

Land O’Frost Inc. has announced the launch of Simply Delicious
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New Consumer Products

Kretschmar launches Master’s Cut deli meat line

Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses has launched Master’s Cut, a line of super-premium bulk deli items.
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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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Deli Report

The deli department cleans up its act

Gluten-free, nitrate-free, GMO-free, fat-free — today’s consumers want to find less at the deli than ever before.
It should come as no surprise to anyone who has paid attention to shopper trends, but consumers are looking to shop healthier at the deli.
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Slicing Technology

Slicing finesse

Part of The National Provisioner’s 2014 Deli Report
The slicing quality of meat and poultry items can be a feature used to appeal to consumers.
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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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National Provisioner


January 2015

The first NP issue of 2015 features January's cover story: Certified Angus Beef; as well as How to Respond to a Food Crisis, Pep in Poultry’s Step, 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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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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