Hormel Foods Announces Acquisition of Sadler’s Smokehouse Business

February 20, 2020 Hormel Foods Corporation

Sadler’s Smokehouse is a family-owned business that specializes in premium and authentic pit-smoked meats for retail and foodservice customers. Hormel Foods has been a customer of Sadler’s Smokehouse for over two decades.

Brazil Meatpacker JBS to Buy Empire Packing Company Facilities in the U.S.

February 19, 2020 Marcelo Rochabrun, Reuters

Brazil meatpacker JBS said in a securities filing Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire five case ready production facilities from Empire Packing Company

Perdue Farms Outpaces Industry in Raising Chickens with Outdoor Access, Expands Free-Range Offerings

February 19, 2020 Perdue Farms

As part of the company’s ongoing commitments to animal care, Perdue Farms is leading the industry in raising chickens with outdoor access and has recently expanded its free-range product offerings under its PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® label.

Hormel Joins Tyson Foods, JBS in Removing Drug Banned by China From Hog Supply

February 19, 2020 Tom Polansek, Reuters

Hormel Foods Corp is eliminating a growth drug banned by China from its hog supply, the company said on Tuesday, joining rivals that are seeking to increase meat sales to Chinese buyers grappling with a pork shortage.

Incogmeato by Morningstar Farms Plant-Based Meats Add Sizzle to Summer

February 18, 2020 Kellogg Company

Plant-based eating just got meatier – and more fun. From the longtime category leader MorningStar Farms®, Incogmeato™ by MorningStar Farms® is a delicious new line of next-generation plant-based protein that looks, cooks and tastes just like meat.