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American Egg Board names Hedtke VP of market development

Marketing and sales professional brings more than 20 years of consumer packaged goods experience to increase demand for eggs across key business channels
The American Egg Board this week named Nate Hedtke its vice president of market development.
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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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Cal-Maine reports $10.1 million net loss in Q2

Net sales for quarter decline 12.5%
Cal-Maine Foods reported results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, in which the egg company reported a net loss of $10.1 million. The thirteen-week period ended on November 30, 2019.
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Arizona Mirror seems to back animal rights agenda

Arizona news organization appears to be promoting anti-Hickman’s Egg Ranch more than the animal rights group that filmed it
An animal rights activist with the group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) admitted to a reporter she and another member of the group trespassed at a Hickman’s Egg Ranch facility in order to shoot a video that would paint the company in an unfavorable light.
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