Duke’s Jerky is currently ranked as one of the leading US meat snack brands, but CEO Justin Havlick said the company might develop veggie options to capitalize on the growing popularity of the plant-based category.
Field Trip - which burst onto the premium jerky scene in 2010 and is now in 30,000+ retail locations from Stop & Shop to Starbucks – is hoping it can strike CPG gold a second time around with a move into the meat sticks category.
As the primal or paleo trend continues to mature, subscribers are no longer restricted to fitness enthusiasts and CrossFitters who served as ground-zero for the diet, according to Jason Burke, co-owner and founder of meat snack company The New Primal.
Tyson Foods has begun the New Year by getting its manufacturing operations in shape. The US’s second-largest food processor recently concluded a line expansion at its prepared foods plant in Emporia, Kansas and put its Buffalo, New York facility up for...
The acquisitions planned by a major US beef packager - JBS Swift - will have far-reaching effects on the nation's meat packaging industry, according to industry members that have voiced opposition to the deals.
Plans by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the
definition of grass-fed animals, has caused concern in the industry
that the growing market for organic pastured meats could be
undermined by commercial operations.
The US cattle association is calling for further restrictions on
beef from Canada, after regulators there confirmed a testing
program had found the country's eight case of bovine spongiform
ConAgra Foods has blamed higher pork and beef costs and the
company's failure to compensate by raising prices sufficiently as
the main reasons for lowering its profits forecast by about
one-third for the fiscal fourth quarter...
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in the US has
passed an 11-point directive that ties the reopening of live cattle
trade with Canada to other unresolved trade issues, such as the
reopening of Japan, South Korea...
Tyson Foods said yesterday that the temporary suspension of
operations at some Tyson Foods beef plants will continue through 12
February and may extend beyond that date, underlining the ongoing
precarious state of the US beef industry.
Unfavourable beef operating margins have prompted Tyson Foods to
suspend operations at four beef plants in the US. The affected
plants have been hurt by a combination of tight cattle supplies,
lacklustre domestic beef demand and the...
A Californian consumer group in the US has called for beef sold in
the state to carry country-of-origin labels, and claims that
supermarket giant Safeway has been selling unlabelled beef from
Canada, where a feeding practice linked...
Prima Meat Packers, Japan's third biggest meat processor, said
today it had raised its full year group net forecast to a profit
from a loss, thanks to strong sales and cost cuts, and its shares
soared in response.