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Peco Foods announces Shannon Hendry as Canton, Miss., plant manager

Peco Foods, one of the nation’s largest poultry companies, announces Shannon Hendry as plant manager for the company’s Canton, Miss., facility. Responsible for the plant’s daily operations, Hendry will oversee all operations including the safe and efficient management of processing and storage.
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Cobb recognizes top Canadian performers

Cobb-Vantress recently awarded Canada's top poultry producers for maximizing the genetic potential of the company’s breeding stock in overall and individual flock categories.
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Lilydale celebrates 75 years of proudly nourishing Canadians

Lilydale, one of Canada's leading poultry brands is celebrating an important milestone. Lilydale is among Canada's most remarkable business success stories with innovative products such as fully cooked, ready to eat carved poultry or Ancient Grains breaded turkey strips.
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Oscar Mayer takes hot dogs to new heights with latest WienerFleet addition

The brand introduces flying hot dog hero Super Hotdogger as part of mission to get a better Oscar Mayer hot dog in every hand.
To kick off the first week of summer, Oscar Mayer is introducing a new hero to the iconic WienerFleet with epic hot dog delivery in mind. This latest addition, Super Hotdogger, is the world’s first-ever JetPack-powered, high-flying hot dog hero who stops at nothing to deliver better Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs to the hands of hot dog lovers across America.
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Gradus raises US$48 million in public offering

Funds raised through IPO will be used to develop existing and new business lines for food products
Bulgarian poultry meat producer, Gradus AD has raised 81.4 million lev (BGN; US$48.1 million at current exchange rates) from the sale of shares on the country’s stock exchange.
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WATT Poultry Trends returns to VIV Europe

Changing concerns impacting both the broiler and layer sectors examined at WATT Global Media seminar
The increasing complexity in broiler selection and changing rearing practices in egg production, driven by consumer concerns, were examined during hour-long seminar.
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