American Cheese Society Hosts Annual Festival

The ballroom at the downtown Hilton in Austin, Tex., held a particularly cheesy event last Saturday evening. But it didnt feature a bad Bar Mitzvah band belting an I Will Survive/Hava Nagila medley. Instead, hundreds

Hormel Poised To Benefit From Recession

October 2, 2009 Matt McKinney, Star Tribune

Consumers are bringing home the bacon, but it’s Hormel’s bank account — and stock price — that’s sizzling. The Austin, Minn., food manufacturer said Monday that stronger than expected sales of Spam, Dinty Moore soups

UK Specialty Meats Given Clean Bill Of Health

Almost 99 per cent of ready to eat (RTE) specialty meats sold in the UK are safe to eat, according to a new report published by the Health Protection Agency (HPA). However, the study also

Earnings Preview: Sara Lee Corp.

October 2, 2009 The Associated Press

Sara Lee Corp., the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages, Hillshire Farm deli meats and Sara Lee breads, recently reported earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst