News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.


Infographic: GAP broiler standard commitments

List of companies pledging to source broilers raised according to Global Animal Partnership standards growing
While the pace has slowed down, companies continue to change 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, and in some cases, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) standards.
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Infographic: 3 types of food consumers

Animal agriculture industry should only focus its energy on reaching two of the three groups, UC-Davis professor says
There are three basic groups of food consumers, but the animal agriculture industry should only focus its energy on two of those groups, a University of California-Davis professor says.
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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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Infographic: 3 trends that impact chicken purchases

When consumers make chicken purchases at supermarkets or food service establishment, taste, freshness and price are what they view most important
Taste, freshness and price are among the most important factors consumers consider when making chicken purchases at both a supermarket or at a food service establishment, according to a recently-released survey.
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Infographic: Consumers report chicken purchase patterns

Consumers reveal slight decline in chicken purchases when compared to previous year
After a year of growth in 2016, chicken purchases in United States supermarkets and food service establishments remained high, but returned to 2015 levels during the first part of 2017, according to a recent survey that asked U.S. consumers to recall their recent chicken purchases.
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