Turkey Buyers Finding Bargains As Grocery Stores Attract Holiday Shoppers

The price of frozen turkeys is helping many shoppers trying to make a dinner on
strained budgets, as retailers work to keep up with the competition and bring in
holiday sales, with some retailers offering price-matching guarantees to gobble up customers.

Comparing Sources Of Retail-Meat Price Data

November 20, 2009 Staff Reporter, Drovers.com

Recent legislation required USDA to investigate the use of an alternative source
of data on retail meat prices. A subsequent USDA study analyzed the value of both U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of Labor Statistics and point-of-purchase scanners in grocery stores in forecasting near-term market conditions.

Tyson Foods Names New CEO, Appoints Chief Operating Officer

November 19, 2009 Tyson Foods Inc.

The worlds largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork has named senior group vice president of Poultry and Prepared Foods, Donnie Smith, as their new CEO and appointed current senior group vice president of Fresh Meats, Jim Lochner, to COO.

Tyson Foods Introduces Four New Any’tizers Varieties

November 18, 2009 Tyson Foods, Inc.

Tyson Foods has expanded its Anytizers varieties to capture the expanding American snacking market.

Safeway Speeds Up Thanksgiving Again

Safeway is reprising its annual Thanksgiving program, promoting private-label products by offering rebates on the purchase of relevant holiday fare. Safeway is also once again presenting a “2-hour turkey recipe” via take-one brochures distributed in stores and online recommending using Safeway-brand turkey and private-label O Organics extra virgin olive oil.