Ahead of the Pack
By Pamela Accetta Smith, associate editor
Strategic moves by major players make the meat world a little smaller.
Our Top 125 has gotten a little smaller. Recent acquisitions, mergers and sell-offs have put some historic names under new banners or, in some cases, wiped them entirely off the map. All of this movement, coupled with the introduction of our newest sister publication, Independent Provisioner, has turned The National Provisioner’s annual listing into the Top 100 (click here to view Top 100), and, not surprisingly, perennial leaders continue to dominate the ranks.