EYE ON OPERATIONS
Retail frozen cheesecake supplierThe Father's Table, expects this summer to move into a 100,000-square-foot addition at its Sanford, Fla., bakery, according to media reports. While the original 80,000-square-foot plant produces cheesecake, the new facility will produce cream cheese-filled cakes.
Foodservice meats processorAnyTime Foods, Omaha, Neb., plans this fall to expand its Harlan, Iowa, bacon processing plant, according toIndustrial Info Resources, Sugar Land, Texas.
Low margins and tight hog supplies ledTyson Foods Inc. andSmithfield Foods Inc. to idle three of the nation's largest pork processing plants for today, July 13, according toReuters and livestock industry media. The operations involved are Tyson's Columbus Junction, Iowa, plant and Smithfield's Sioux City, Iowa, and Sioux Falls, N.D., plants.