Jennie-O Turkey profits, sales jump in third quarter
Recovery after 2015 avian influenza outbreak, increased sales of turkey bacon largely contributed to success of Hormel Foods subsidiary
Jennie-O Turkey Store’s operating profit increased 59 percent during the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, while its sales increased by 20 percent.
Recovery from avian influenza outbreak
The strong quarter is largely attributable to the company’s recovery from the avian influenza outbreak of 2015, said James Snee, president and…