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Infographic: GAP broiler standard commitments

List of foodservice and restaurant companies pledging to source broilers raised according to Global Animal Partnership standards growing
Companies in the restaurant and foodservice sectors are increasingly changing their policies concerning the sourcing of broiler chickens, making pledges to source only slower-growing broiler breeds that are raised according to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards.
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Cranswick outperforms market growth in poultry, pork

UK pork and poultry company sees revenue increase 22.5 percent
With its business interests based in processing poultry and pig meat, U.K. food producer Cranswick has improved on its performance for the first six months of the financial year, and achieved a 22.5 percent increase in revenue for the 2017 accounting year to GBP1.245 billion (US$1.61 billion).
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Jennie-O Turkey store constructing new plant

New facility being built in Melrose, Minnesota, expected to increase production and efficiency while enhancing animal handling practices
Construction has started on a new Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Melrose, Minnesota.
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Chilean pork producer raised US$12 million for growth

The agreement, finalized in Copenhagen, marks one of the largest of its kind in the Chilean pork sector.
Chilean pork producer Coexca S.A. has joined forces with the Danish Agribusiness Fund (DAF) via a US$12 million equity raising.
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Technology can increase efficiencies in agriculture

Keenan CEO says technology is disrupting the ag industry
Technology is disrupting agriculture, according to Robert Walker, CEO of Keenan, a farming solutions company in Ireland. Walker spoke Tuesday at ONE 17, The Alltech Ideas Conference, in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Growing global middle class offers challenge to ag

This is an era of unprecedented improvement for people rising from poor to middle class, says Alltech’s Dr. Mark Lyons
While the growing global population provides one challenge for those in agriculture to produce more food, another challenge is being presented by a growing middle class.
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Top US poultry company data sets now available to purchase

Exclusive broiler, turkey company data sets from WATTAgNet’s Top Poultry Companies database are now available for sale online.
Exclusive broiler, turkey company data sets from WATTAgNet’s Top Poultry Companies database are now available for sale online.
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