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.
The report finds consumers are becoming conscious of the effects their diet has on the environment.
November 21, 2019
According to the 2019 Power of Meat Report, compiled by the Food Marketing Institute, Washington, D.C., and Foundation for Meat & Poultry Education & Research, Washington, D.C., eating meat is still the norm.
According to Euromonitor International’s health and nutrition survey, 21% of the surveyed global consumers are trying to limit their meat intake, driving sales of global meat substitutes to reach $23 billion by 2023.
October 22, 2019
Fresh meat represents 89% of the total volume of meat sold globally, and is projected to grow by 2% annually through 2023, according to a study released by Euromonitor International, UK.
The report finds that milk, meat and dairy alternatives are growing, while meat is growing slowly and milk is in decline.
August 20, 2019
New research by The Hartman Group, Bellevue, Wash., uncovered that almost all consumers — whether they purchase plant-based foods or not — have some level of distrust in meat and dairy companies/producers.
All meat buyers are driven by taste, yet taste is a less important driver for the plant-based consumer, as fish is purchased for health and convenience reasons.
July 22, 2019
Chicken purchasers cite more positive attributes than purchasers of beef, pork, fish and plant-based meat proteins, according to new research presented by the National Chicken Council (NCC), Washington, D.C.
Burger patties are one of the most popular plant-based meat products available in the market.
May 23, 2019
The plant-based meat market is estimated at $12.1 billion in 2019, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15% from 2019-2025, reaching $27.9 billion by 2025, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets, Chicago.
Soy-based meat substitute products hold the potential for contributing the largest share in the market, followed by mycoprotein, through 2026.
April 23, 2019
The global market for meat substitutes will upsurge at a 5.8% CAGR over the forecast period of 2017-2026, and meat substitutes will be worth $7,067.6 million worldwide, according to research presented by Future Market Insights, Valley Cottage, N.Y.
Check out the January 2021 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, featuring the 2021 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, Greenleaf Foods; read about the company and the plant. Also, we have alternative proteins, cold storage and COVIC-19 vaccines, new retail products, and much more!