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Precooked Potential
Packaging fully cooked bacon presents a unique set of challenges.

Meat royalty
Vollwerth’s Sausage Company’s Old-World ways help it maintain its regal standing.

To Cure or not to Cure?
Processors consider the pros and cons of curing meats.

Beyond the SIZZLE
Bacon guru shares his love and knowledge of America’s favorite food.
At home on the range
Uncompromising quality has always been the hallmark of Bill Niman’s storied life in the beef business.

Expecting the Unexpected
Processors need to be ready for unannounced SQF audits.

Premium profits
After 60 years in business, Jennings Premium Meats remains competitive.

Blending burgers
One of the hottest trends in some major metro areas has consumers begging for more.
Filling the void
The ag community in Northeastern New York was in need of a slaughter and processing facility, so Adirondack Meat Company answered the call.

Cleaning up labels
Today’s consumers are looking for cleaner labels on the products they eat including those sold in the deli.

Tyson turns its appetite for acquisition to Hillshire Brands.
Prevention = protection
Regulations focus on helping processors control pathogens and keeping consumers safe.

Sealing the deal
Resealable packages offer flexible applications for a variety of fresh and frozen meat and poultry products.

Alaska’s food “heroes”
Delta Meat & Sausage Company benefits local livestock producers, consumers and hunters alike.
Better-for-you Burgers
Beef meets chicken for a hamburger designed to make consumers Cluck ‘n Moo.

Preserving with vinegar
A clean-label, antimicrobial solution for meat and poultry processors.

Sausage on Tap
Sausage and beer combine for tasty cuisine with endless marketing potential.

Blocking pathogens
Numerous ingredients can assist processors to inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms.
Savory adventures
Bold flavors boost meat and poultry satisfaction.

Bona-fide barbecue
Duplicating backyard BBQ on a mass scale is a tall order.

Vexing virus
PEDv continues to impact the US pork industry with no solution in sight.

Old-World offerings
Laudermilch Meats satisfies Pennsylvania Dutch culinary cravings for 95 years.
Dialing back sodium
There are a variety of ways to achieve sodium reduction.
Is the worst yet to come for US pork?
Uncertainty surrounds the category as the industry grapples with the PEDv virus.

Social Support
Tyson Foods leverages social media across company departments.