Shelly Stayer Appointed Johnsonville Chairwoman

October 10, 2019 Johnsonville

Johnsonville, LLC announced that a new family member will succeed Ralph C. Stayer as board chair, who had served in that role since 1995.

Irish Brand Becomes First European Meat Processor to Access US Burger Market

October 9, 2019 Kepak Group

Kepak Group has become the first ever European meat processor to be awarded United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval for the supply, marketing and distribution of Irish beef in a value-added format of beef burgers into the US market.

Lightlife Gets Brutally Honest With Beloved Hollywood Parents Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

October 9, 2019 Greenleaf Foods

In a series of lighthearted videos, the couple tells it like it is about everything from the birds and the bees to the food on their plates at mealtime. Eschewing the little white lies parents often employ, the couple embraces a simple truth: when you have food that’s honestly good, you don’t have to lie to get people—even your kids—to eat it.

Foster Farms Wins Bid For Zacky Farms Remnant

In a compromise settlement between the lender companies in the Zacky Farms bankruptcy, California’s largest poultry producer, Foster Farms, has won the bidding to acquire 19 former Zacky Farms ranches in the Central Valley. If consummated, Foster Farms would elbow rival Pitman Family Farms out of the picture.

Butterball Debuts Inaugural Social Responsibility Report

October 8, 2019 Butterball

Butterball launched its inaugural corporate social responsibility report, “The Butterball Way,” which showcases how Butterball delivered responsible, sustainable food and agriculture practices in 2018. This first report also outlines goals for continued growth in the years ahead.