Jack Link's Protein Snacks believes meat to be seriously underappreciated by consumers as a healthy option for protein and performance, and it plans to shake up the snack category with a major increase in household penetration for meat snacks.
Minong, Wis.- based Jack Link’s Protein Snacks has been no stranger to success. Having spent the last several decades building what some would consider the quintessential meat snacks brand (complete with Sasquatch spokesbeast) in Jack Link’s, the team has not become less aggressive.
The U.S. is an outlier in the move by major meat-producing countries to create systems that track meat back to its source. Unlike many other nations, the U.S. has no mandatory national traceability guidelines for domestic producers.
FSIS' assertion it has the authority to take photographs at regulated establishments is nothing new. But the recent revision has caused many establishments to again question whether the agency truly has the authority to take photographs and what actions can be taken when there is a demand to take them.
While phosphates offer many benefits to meat and poultry products, the ingredient is not a clean-label one. The growth of clean-label, natural and organic meat and poultry products is leading to a decrease in the use of phosphates.
Today's most advanced overwrappers consistently produce tightly wrapped packages at speeds up to 120 trays per minute; feature stainless steel, easy-to-clean construction; handle a range of tray sizes; change over in a few minutes; and are easy to set up, operate and troubleshoot.
Following last month's piece, Yousef Fatayer, Project Support Group Manager at Eagle Product Inspection, continues to look at consumer trends in poultry consumption and their impact on product inspection operations for processors.