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Tyson Foods CEO: Driver shortage a real problem

Rising freight costs, and those increases will be felt by the consumers
Tyson Foods President and CEO Tom Hayes says driver shortages and increased transportation costs are becoming more problematic for Tyson Foods and other companies, which in turn will affect consumers.
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Cherkizovo reports net profits tripled in 2017

Russian company’s poultry and pork divisions both finish strong years
Russian meat and poultry company Cherkizovo reported that net profits for the company more than tripled during 2017, as did the net profits for its poultry division.
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Chicken consumption up in New Zealand

While consumption of other meats is on the decline, chicken consumption rose over 10-year period
Per capita red meat consumption may be down in New Zealand, but chicken consumption has increased.
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DSM sees strong fourth quarter in 2017

Company benefited from vitamins A and E shortages in Europe
DSM says it saw strong performance in the fourth quarter of 2017, contributing to an excellent year for the company.
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Pilgrim’s finishes strong fiscal year 2017

Poultry company’s performance in US and Mexico described as ‘solid’ while European operations described as ‘consistent’
Pilgrim's reported strong financial results for its 2017 fiscal year, as well as the fourth quarter of the year.
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2 Sisters set to refocus its UK poultry operations

UK company seeks to expand workforce at 5 plants while it considers closing 3
The largest poultry meat company in the United Kingdom (U.K.), 2 Sisters Food Group is planning to create new jobs at five of its poultry sites, and to close production at three other locations.
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Turkish poultry production increased in 2017

Amount of broilers and turkeys slaughtered in the country, and volume of eggs produced, are up
Poultry production increased in Turkey in 2017, according to figures released recently by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
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Hormel Foods creates deli business division

Jeff Baker has been appointed as the division’s group vice president
Hormel Foods Corporation has created a new deli business division and has named Jeff Baker to the group vice president of that division.
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