Hindsight For The Future: CattleFax CEO Randy Blach’s Positive Outlook For The Industry

The retail sector provides a case study, Blach said. From 1980 to 1998, beef demand was cut by more than half, but since then it’s risen by 14 points to 61 on 1980’s baseline of 100. There’s room for more, but much value has already been added.

Birko Launches Pur-It-E Quick-Dry Cleaner

September 23, 2020 Birko

Birko, a leader in providing integrated sanitation solutions in the brewing and distilling, produce and fresh cut, further processing and meat, poultry and protein harvest industries, is launching it’s new Pur-It-E Quick-Dry Cleaner.

Startup Replaces Plastic Packaging With Food Waste

September 23, 2020 W-Cycle

W-Cycle, an Israeli foodTech startup has developed SupraPulp™, plastic-free packaging made of sugarcane waste that is fully compostable, safe, yet durable enough to be used for greasy, wet, or hot food. Packaged food with SupraPulp can be frozen and heated with either an oven, convection oven, steam cooker or microwave.

Smithfield Foods Supports Disaster-Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Laura in Louisiana with 30,000 Serving Protein Donation

September 22, 2020 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated more than 11,000 pounds of pork loins to Operation BBQ Relief as part of ongoing recovery efforts in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura. The 11,000 pound donation, equivalent to more than 30,000 servings, is part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative, Helping Hungry Homes®.

Dynamic Systems Inc. Announces Language Alternatives for Production Touchcomputer Input for Meat & Poultry Processors

September 22, 2020 Dynamic Systems Inc.

Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Bellevue, Washington software developer specializing in Traceability and Inventory Systems for Fresh Food, launches a data entry option that makes SIMBA accessible to those for whom English is a second language. SIMBA uses Touchcomputer Data Entry and Barcoding to manage Production, Traceability and Inventory for Meat / Poultry Processors.