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 Hormel Foods Names Glenn Leitch, Executive Vice President Supply Chain
by Hormel Foods Corporation
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 3:32PM EST

Hormel Foods Corporation announced that Glenn Leitch will lead the company's global supply chain as its executive vice president of supply chain. Leitch is currently group vice president, Hormel Foods and president, Jennie-O Turkey Store. The move is part of the company's plan to make its supply chain a strategic competitive advantage, while optimizing it to deliver sustainable long-term growth.

 CS Beef Packers To Use $1M Workforce Grant To Hire, Train 701 Workers
by Idaho Department of Labor
Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

CS Beef Packers will use a $1,099,935 Workforce Development Training Fund grant to hire and train 701 new workers for permanent full-time positions at its Kuna facilities.

 Cargill Protein Invests $146M In Nashville To Give Customers Expanded Protein Options
by Cargill
Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

In an ongoing effort to serve its protein customers, Cargill’s North America protein business is investing $146 million to expand the company’s Nashville, Tenn., facility. The investment will grow the company’s meat crumble offerings for food ingredient, foodservice and retail customers. It will include construction of a state-of-the-art dried sausage production facility and will create more than 100 jobs, which doubles the facility’s current employment.

 Tyson Foods Accepts Invitation To Expand Chicken Production In Western Tennessee
by Tyson Foods, Inc.
Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

Tyson Foods, Inc. has accepted the invitation of city, county and state leaders to build a new chicken production complex in the City of Humboldt, which is part of Gibson County in western Tennessee. The announcement was made this morning at a news conference hosted by Tennessee, Humboldt and Gibson County officials.

 Organic Turkeys Are Gobbling Up Share Of Thanksgiving Market
by Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 at 3:33PM EST

There is increased consumer demand for organic food in general, but turkeys are the subject of the season. Even Butterball, the brand known for turkeys for decades, said this week it plans to offer whole organic turkeys for the first time, as well as organic ground turkey.

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