News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Agrifood Angle

Roy Graber combines his Midwestern farming background with his knowledge of economics and agriculture policy to offer a deeper look at the poultry and pig industries.
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Sen. Warren unwisely sought relevance at Thanksgiving

Senator called for investigation of top poultry companies at a time when consumers were talking about turkey prices

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, asking the agency to investigate the anticompetitive practices of the top poultry companies of the United States.


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Biden stayed on right track during turkey pardoning

In his first National Thanksgiving Turkey ceremony, president placed more focus on the turkeys and being thankful than he did on politics

The National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation and pardoning ceremony, I have long contended, should be free of all political rancor and instead focus on the turkeys, the farmers that raised them, and being thankful for the many blessings in your life.


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Any ideas on what to do with this gigantic chicken?

Residents of Fitzgerald, Georgia, are apparently not fans of an unfinished chicken topiary in their town

Some lucky business, community or entity involved with the poultry industry could have a golden opportunity in front of them. I mean, who wouldn’t want a nearly 65-foot-tall chicken structure to show that you’re loud and proud when it comes to poultry?


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Differing reports on plant-based protein performance

Not long after one company reports disappointing demand for alternative proteins, another says they are performing well

Several companies that are active animal protein producers have entered the plant-based protein sector, including Tyson Foods and Maple Leaf Foods.


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Meatpacking industry hearing a joke, just like Congress

House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis members seemed to be unwilling to really learn from the hearing

When I learned that the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis was holding a hearing named “How the Meatpacking Industry Failed the Workers Who Feed America,” I thought it might be worth checking out the livestream.


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Pilgrim’s Pride: No questions, please

Upcoming earnings call will only offer prepared remarks from Pilgrim’s executives

Pilgrim’s Pride announced that it would release the financial results of its third quarter on October 27, and on the following day, it would hold a conference call to provide further color on those results.


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Meat sector consolidation second banana to blueberries

Rep. Tracey Mann frustrated at how House Agriculture Committee members seem apathetic to meat industry concerns

A freshman congressman serving on the House Agriculture Committee says there is not near enough talk within the committee regarding concentration and consolidation in the meat and poultry industries.


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Attorney Chris P. Poultry ad campaign shows pure genius

Jollibee enlists help of ‘chicken sandwich attorney’ to promote its Chickenwich

I have seen many clever advertising campaigns over the years, but few in recent history have made me laugh quite as much as Jollibee’s Chris P. Poultry, chicken sandwich attorney campaign.


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