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Turkey Production

Hormel Foods: Lower turkey poult placements a good sign

Parent company of Jennie-O Turkey store says it is keeping its eye on poult placements and cold storage levels
Jennie-O Turkey Store has suffered because of an oversupply of turkey and subsequent low prices, but the company does see signs that those problems will come to an end.
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Hain Pure Protein sales up despite tough turkey market

Company optimistic about potential turkey sales during upcoming holiday season
Hain Pure Protein’s net sales increased 8 percent for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017 and 4 percent for the fiscal year as a whole, the company announced during a quarterly earnings call on August 29.
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Jennie-O Turkey Store still hampered by 3 factors

Hormel Foods subsidiary sees drop in earnings, sales and volume
Jennie-O Turkey Store’s financial performance during the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 was disappointing, as it continued to be hindered by three basic factors that its parent company’s CEO had earlier identified at the end of its first quarter.
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Perdue Family Farmhouse celebrates 100 years

Birthplace of Frank Perdue and Perdue Farms celebrates 100 years, joins famous state buildings on the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties
State and local dignitaries in Maryland joined descendants of chicken business and advertising icon Frank Perdue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Perdue family farmhouse and its inclusion in the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties.
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Infographic: Top 10 US turkey export destinations

USDA Livestock and Meat International Trade Data report reveals who the biggest importers of turkey were during the first six months of 2017
The top export markets for U.S. turkeys during the first six months of 2017 were identified in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (ARS) Livestock and Meat International Trade Data report, released on August 7.
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Perdue Farms CEO: Consumers have most powerful voice

Randy Day tells business leaders of Perdue’s push to get ahead of consumers’ concerns about food
Randy Day, CEO of Perdue Farms, told a group of business leaders in Salisbury, Maryland, of the importance of staying on top of consumer concerns.
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