Country Archer has given other premium brands like Krave a run for its money in the natural channel, according to SPINS data. Pic: Country Archer

Country Archer not afraid of growing craft jerky category with others

By Kristine Sherred

What started as one man’s roadside jerky has become one of the bestselling premium jerky brands in America. BakeryandSnacks caught up with Country Archer’s new VP of marketing at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual expo.

Flavor innovation has likely helped spur growth of meat snack sales, alongside consumer interest in high-protein foods. Pic: Getty Images/rez-art

Calling all meat snacks: Today is National Jerky Day

By Kristine Sherred

The North American Meat Institute wants the June 12 celebration of the protein-packed snack to happen every day. It certainly has the rising tide of jerky consumption on its side.

A sharp rise in prices due to restricted supply and increased demand

Egg prices set to keep rising in EU

By Louis Gore-Langton

Egg prices in Europe have risen 16% since November last year driven up by bird flu outbreaks and rising consumer demand, say global commodities analysts at Mintec.

Geert Smet, meat industry manager, CSB-System

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Meyn, Ishida and CSB-System to launch iPoultry Plant

By Jenny Eagle

Meyn, Ishida and CSB-System have joined forces to launch a complete poultry processing software system called iPoultry, due for official launch in September 2015.

While North American beef and pork prices are at top levels, analysts expect relief later this year.

Meat prices are beefing up

By Jenni Spinner

Food producers are feeling the heat as the cost of red meat continues surging, but analysts anticipate the trend likely will cool later in the year.

The FA3

Richard Hebel the ‘Guru’ of fat analysis

Eagle: ‘Meat industry is fearful of the media’

By Jenny Eagle

Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle) will launch its third generation fat analysis machine - FA3, for meat products, at Interpack 2014.

Animal feed industry gets a new website

Animal feed industry gets a new website

By Jane Byrne

A new website has been launched to supply breaking news for the global animal feed industry – a sector that was valued at $500 billion last year.

Poultry and meat processing tech showcased at IPPE

Scenes from IPPE 2014

The International Production and Processing Expo welcomed thousands of enthused meat and poultry professionals. Here are some of the products and technologies attendees have glimpsed at the 2014 event.

DuPont's Surelyn has helped a high-barrier film better protect meat.

DuPont sealant keep meats fresher, longer

By Jenni Spinner

Dutch meat packaging firm A. van den Broek BV reportedly has found that by adding DuPont’s Surlyn sealant layer to its Hibassk high-barrier film, meat is kept fresher longer.

Marel cuts manual handling with new portion cutter

Marel cuts manual handling with new portion cutter

By Rod Addy

Marel claims its latest portion cutter delivers increased automation and reduces manual handling to a greater degree than previous models at the same levels of efficiency and consistency.


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