Duke's has extended its brisket line after a successful testing launch last year. Pic: Duke's

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Meat snack brand Duke’s won’t rule out veggies, CEO said

By Douglas Yu

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.

Tyson Any-tizers

Company added one production line, 16 jobs

Tyson beefs up Emporia facility, slims down inefficient capacity

By Heidi Parsons

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...

US fears over beef supply

US fears over beef supply

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...

Nippon quizzed

Nippon quizzed

The Agriculture Ministry will question Nippon Meat Packers
president Hiroji Okoso today about a subsidiary's suspected
defrauding of a state-run beef buyback programme.