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

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.

Maple Leaf CEO: Carbon neutrality helps business, planet

Consumers are increasingly interested in food companies’ sustainability efforts, and the company hopes that will lead to stronger returns for shareholders
With much fanfare, Maple Leaf Foods recently announced it had become the first major food company in the world to become carbon neutral.
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Sorry, Impossible Burger, we’ve found someone else

Dave & Buster's says goodbye to Impossible Burger and begins serving plant-based Lightlife Burger
With so much emphasis placed on how plant-based proteins are competitors for meat and poultry products, I never really thought about competition between companies that make those plant-based products.
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Survey shows favor of prosecuting companies ICE raided

State of the State survey in Mississippi asks questions related to August raids of poultry plants in the state
Following the August 7 raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on poultry plants in Mississippi, a poll was conducted asking voters in the state if they thought undocumented immigrant workers would be allowed to stay, and if the companies targeted in the raids should be prosecuted.
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Will chicken sandwich battle get more widespread?

We have mainly heard about Popeyes and Chick-fil-A, but others could earn a spot in the conversation
One would think that the frenzy over which quick service restaurant chain has the best sandwich would be dying down by now, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.
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