Biden-Harris Administration Invests in Projects to Promote Competition and Strengthen the Nation’s Meat Supply Chain

January 5, 2023 USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the Biden-Harris Administration is investing $9.6 million across the country and taking several other steps to help farmers, ranchers, processors and rural businesses diversify the nation’s meat supply.

Hormel Foods Collaborates with Crisp and Google Cloud to Provide Real-Time Visibility into Sales & Supply Chain Data

December 13, 2022 Crisp

Crisp, the open-data retail platform for the consumer goods industry, has announced a new partnership with Hormel Foods, a leading global branded food company, to expand its data capabilities. Using the Crisp platform, Hormel Foods is able to share and leverage historical and real-time data insights in Google Cloud from leading retailers, helping to further improve business performance for its retail customers.

Church Brothers Chooses Throughput Inc. for AI-Powered Supply Chain Predictions

October 25, 2022 Church Brothers

Church Brother Farms, a leading fresh vegetable grower, processor, and shipper announced today that it has chosen ThroughPut Inc., the industrial AI supply chain pioneer, as its preferred supply chain data partner. This decision is driven by Church Brothers’ initiative to leverage its data to better serve its customers, and to guide its decision making process to optimize profitability.  Church Brothers grows over 40,000 acres and ships more than 50 million cartons on 60,000+ trucks annually, across over 400 skus, presenting a complex organizational scope suited for ThroughPut’s vast capabilities.

Forsea Foods to Focus on Relieving Bottleneck in Seafood Supply, Starting With Eel Meat

September 6, 2022 Forsea Foods

With the dawn of the cell-cultured seafood making waves, a new player has landed. FoodTech start-up Forsea Foods, Ltd. announces it has brought this novel concept closer to natural perfection through its patented organoid technology.

USDA Announces $21.9 Million in Grants Awarded to Further Strengthen Meat and Poultry Supply Chains; Build New and Better Markets through Investments and Technical Assistance

September 6, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced an additional $21.9 million of funding is being awarded to 111 grant projects through the Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant Program (MPIRG), bringing total funding to $54.6 million. This year’s awards will fund projects in 37 states. The funding will help strengthen and develop new market opportunities for meat and poultry processors throughout the United States.