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New broiler producers gain welfare helping hand

Industry-academia video teaches those entering broiler production to understand positive behaviors and to spot when things are going wrong.
A new training video aimed at new broiler producers shows the value of observing bird behavior in assessing welfare.
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Foster Farms innovates with new product lines

CEO Dan Huber highlights some of the company's latest initiatives in interview with The Modesto Bee
Foster Farms, the largest poultry producer in the western half of the United States, has made some meaningful strides in innovation in the past year, a recent news article indicated.
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Are alternative proteins just a trend?

Large animal protein companies are expecting growth in their alternative protein portfolios, however, some have suggested they believe sales will hit a ceiling
I am afraid animal welfare and environmental concerns for a younger generation of consumers is going to play a bigger role in the demand for alternative proteins than we as livestock producers would like.
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Cargill net earnings up 61% in second quarter

Company says its protein businesses around the world were well prepared to meet opportunities from country-by-country changes in demand
Cargill on January 7 reported results for the fiscal 2020 second quarter ended November 30, 2019.
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PEAL succeeds as Rwanda's first integrated poultry farm

A Rwandan start-up poultry business, Poultry East Africa Ltd., has achieved 65% market share within five years and is now looking to extend its success beyond the country’s borders.
The first integrated broiler producer in Rwanda PEAL has gone from strength to strength since its establishment, but the route to market has not been easy.
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Poultry consumers want convenience, claims

Today’s shopper wants something that’s easy to cook and boasts values aligning with their own.
American consumers are looking for more convenient foods that align with their social values, which means poultry producers and retailers can benefit from these trends.
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What role will alternative proteins play in the future?

Shoppers trying plant-based products will only keep eating them if they like it well enough to spend more than meat.
Curious eaters are trying a new generation of alternative protein products for the first time. A panel of consumer trends analysts said how it tastes will determine if shoppers buy it again.
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