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Tyson Foods CEO: The driver shortage is real

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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Olymel wins a new DUX prize

Olymel management is proud to announce that the company has won a 2018 DUX prize in the Large Company Communications category for the Oly & Mel of Olymel marketing campaign, started when Olymel launched its nitrite-free deli meats, an innovation and initiative welcomed by many experts and greatly appreciated by consumers.
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Zinpro announces promotions for South American sales team members

Pedro Tomasi and Ubirajara de Oliveira move into newly created business manager positions
Zinpro Corporation announces two promotions within its South American sales team to fill recently created business manager positions. Pedro Tomasi has been named business manager – Brazil, and Ubirajara de Oliveira has been named business manager – South America (excluding Brazil).
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UC Davis' Dr. Van Eenennaam to speak at Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit

Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit, "Protect Your Roots," set for May 3-4
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam will give attendees at the 2018 Stakeholders Summit a glimpse of how animal agriculture has evolved over the years while offering advice for those facing pressure to return to the old ways. The Summit, set for May 3-4, will be held at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Va.
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