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A second 1988 for poultry industry wouldn’t be the same

Industry-wide shift to slower-growing broilers could bring about the need for additional 4 million tons of feed and over 6,700 additional chicken houses
It would not be realistic for the chicken industry to revert back to the type of breeds used in 1988, a leading poultry industry economist says.
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Wayne Farms challenges itself to lead on poultry welfare

An executive with the integrator said the company’s leadership is prioritizing becoming an industry leader on animal welfare.
Poultry integrators and their farmers want to let the world know they care deeply about their animals, according to an executive with one of the country’s largest chicken companies.
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Coast Packing Company's Cameron Hensley named to IPPE's 30 under 30

Initiative aims to engage next generation of professionals in foodservice industry
Affirming that youth will be served, IPPE has recognized Cameron Hensley, Plant Engineer for Coast Packing Company, as part of its Sixth Annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” Program, the company announced on Feb. 12. Hensley, 28, of Hermosa Beach, is the first Coast Packing employee so honored. 
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US market should handle increased meat output

Increased chicken, as well as red meat, production projected for 2018 won’t overload the U.S. market thanks to a strong economy and rising incomes.
America’s increasing production of poultry meat will supported by underlying economic trends, according to a leading industry analyst.
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9 disruptive technologies coming to the poultry industry

Technology will change the way the way the international poultry industry does business. The only question is how soon it will happen.
Disruption of long established business models is the definitive trend in the recent history of the global economy. The poultry industry, along with the rest of international agriculture, may be the next field to be shaken by disruptive technologies and entrepreneurs.
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Consumers want clean food labels, transparent packaging

The director of innovation and insight at Mintel presented at IPPE 2018 the latest trends on packaging food products and how the Internet is changing the whole consumption scenario.
“Transparent packaging builds trust”, said Dornblaser. A Mintel’s research confirms that it’s important to be able to see the food inside the packaging, which can be achieved using windows.
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