Typically, the Top 100 serves as a good indicator of how the industry has performed, and what the expectations were for the coming year. If the industry is going through strong periods, we will see record sales, acquisitions, expansions and other initiatives.
The Greatest Gains chart is designed to showcase the companies that have shown the strongest growth over the past year. These are not necessarily the largest companies in the country; several of them did not make the cutoff for the Top 100 Report. However, their successful years deserve to be mentioned as well.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. consumer purchase behavior has shifted to more retail and less foodservice, and ground products have been go-to-products for people sheltering in place. In turn, increased demands to meet production needs are challenging processors to keep grinding and stuffing equipment highly operational at top speeds.
What is an enforcement action? It is any action that results in an establishment being restricted from production. It includes tagging a product, piece of equipment, room, area or even an entire building. It also includes withholding the marks of inspection and/or withdrawing the assignment of inspection personnel.
Meat and Muscle Biology (MMB) was initiated by the American Meat Science Association as its official scientific journal in October 2016 to provide a broader scope of peer-reviewed meat science and muscle biology research than was then available to the world’s meat science and industry community.
Resealable packaging has become a reasonably common feature available to shoppers, especially among ready-to-eat meats. As with next-day delivery, we love the convenience. Use what you want, reseal the package and put it in the fridge. But, is that all? Is there more to resealability than cursory convenience?
Longhini Sausage Company has been crafting Italian sausages and other specialty meat products in New Haven, Conn., since 1950. To protect its growing customer base, Longhini began looking for the best metal detection options and turned to Mettler-Toledo Safeline Profile Advantage detectors.
Check out the April 2021 edition of The National Processor, featuring Bell & Evans' initiative to ensure growth in organic chicken, portion control trends, spare parts know-how, slicing, sanitation and much more!
Check out the April 2021 edition of Independent Processor, featuring meat science education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ever changing regulations for small processors, moving beyond traditional peppers and spices, butcher tools and how to safely use them and much more!