Sofina Foods Invests In Ontario Turkey Industry

March 31, 2015 Sofina Foods Inc.

Sofina Foods Inc. (Sofina) is pleased to announce its intent for a recently acquired property and building in Mitchell, Ontario.

Jensen Meat Co. Names Abel Olivera New CEO

March 31, 2015 The Jensen Meat Company

The Jensen Meat Company, founded in 1958 in San Diego, California and recently named a top-25 frozen food processor in the U.S.,* has appointed Abel Olivera as its CEO, according to company co-owner Jeff Hamann. Olivera, who has been with Jensen since 2005 and served as COO since 2011, will assume the CEO position that has been open for the past two years. Find out more at

Minnesota Bird Flu Outbreak Spreads To A Top Poultry Producing County

An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.

AmericanHort Nursery Tour Planned For Minneapolis Area

March 31, 2015 AmericanHort

AmericanHort announced today that it will host a tour this fall of growing facilities in the Minneapolis region. The Field & Covered Production Tour, September 15-16, will combine classroom education and tours of nursery operations.

Horticulture Flexes Grassroots Muscle On Workforce Solutions

March 31, 2015 AmericanHort

AmericanHort and its state association grassroots partners have shown some impressive grassroots muscle on three federal legislative initiatives important to a legal and stable horticulture workforce.