Quality Food Processors (QFP) has been recognized as Sigma's 2020 Value Partner of the Year. Sigma honors only one supplier annually with the award. This is the first time that QFP has received this distinction. Sigma is a global food company with a presence in 18 countries, and QFP is a high-quality bacon supplier for the company's Bar-S Foods brand.
Kayem, known for its premium cuts of beef and pork, announces the launch of its first-ever handcrafted bacon. Beginning this month, Kayem’s Maplewood and Double Smoked Bacon is available on shelves in leading grocery stores across New England, including Market Basket and Big Y.
The Hormel Black Label team brought the flavor and versatility of ranch to life with the latest innovation of Hormel Black Label Ranch Thick Cut Bacon. Ranch lovers can rejoice, because this new flavor is hand-rubbed with ranch seasoning and naturally hardwood smoked to create an irresistible flavor.
The makers of Hormel Black Label Bacon, a leader in breakfast meats in America, announced today the launch of Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon, a first-of-its-kind innovation. Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon is a revolutionary face mask featuring the latest in pork-scented technology with two-ply multi-fiber cloth to keep the delicious smell of bacon always wrapped around your nose and mouth.
Hormel has launched Black Label Oven-Baked Egg Bites and Hormel Black Label Breakfast Combos breakfast items. The new convenience offerings are designed to appeal to the many millions of consumers who want a high-quality, easy-to-prepare breakfast option with protein. Both product lines come in assorted varieties.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods catches up our 2016 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, SugarCreek, to learn how reinvestment in facilities and staff have helped the company grow the past four years.
Garrett Valley Farms, a family-owned, all-natural and organic meat company, has expanded its line of sugar-free products with the introduction of its Organic Sugar-Free Uncured Turkey Bacon. The product is the latest Garrett Valley Farms product to be certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Monmouth plant produces 3% of fresh pork products in the U.S. including bacon.
April 27, 2020
Smithfield Foods will suspend operations at its Monmouth, Illinois, facility beginning next week and until further notice after a small portion of its 1,700 employees tested positive for COVID-19. The Monmouth plant represents approximately 3% of U.S. fresh pork supplies and also produces bacon. Employees will be paid during the closure.