Independent Processor

Serving small and midsize meat, poultry, and game processors.

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Queen City Sausage named 2014 Independent Processor of the Year

July 2, 2014

Cincinnati sausage processor given inaugural honor by Independent Processor magazine.


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Higher Education | Oklahoma State University

OSU faculty, alumni leave lasting mark on meat industry

June 4, 2014
Oklahoma State University, an institution steeped in agricultural history, has continued a tradition of excellence through the Meat Science Program, housed within the Department of Animal Science.
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Growth Opportunities | Cured Meats

Advantages of competition

Testing your products in a cured meats competition could turn into an invaluable learning experience.
June 4, 2014
Cured meat competitions occur in regions, states, nationwide and internationally.
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Independent Thoughts

Keeping a good thing going

June 4, 2014
In this issue of Independent Processor, we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of two institutions in the meat industry.
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Cover Story | Dietz & Watson

Dietz & Watson’s diamond anniversary

After 75 years, this Philadelphia institution has become one of the top deli manufacturers in the country.
June 4, 2014
Almost 100 years ago, a German sausage maker came to the United States in search of a better life for himself and his family.
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Cordray's Corner

Repeat sales – A key to success

June 4, 2014
For any business one of the major keys to success is repeat sales
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Show Preview | AAMP

The value of AAMP

As its convention turns 75, the American Association of Meat Processors continues to be a valuable asset to its members.
June 4, 2014
Hams, bacon and bratwurst may not have been what made Milwaukee famous, but those meat products and plenty of others will be the focus of this year’s American Convention of Meat Processors & Suppliers Exhibition
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Higher Education | Purdue University

Purdue sees meat science rebirth

April 8, 2014
Purdue University is once again an exciting place to study meat science.
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Show Preview | AAMP

AAMP Convention turns 75

This year’s show moves to Milwaukee with plenty of networking & educational opportunities.
April 8, 2014
For three-quarters of a century, small processors have been gathering to talk shop, share information about their businesses or discuss the opportunities or challenges of the meat industry in general.
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Independent Thoughts

The ethical omnivore

April 4, 2014
If almost 10 years of writing about the meat industry has done anything for me, it’s made me more immune to the common tactics used to turn people away from eating meat.
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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

August 2014 cover

August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on dinner trends, wastewater management, and much more!

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Independent Processor

IP June 2014 cover

June 2014

Check out the June 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on Dietz & Watson's 75th anniversary and much more!

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