Cooper Farms is donating $500 to The Ohio Association of Foodbanks as a part of team member and social media outreach. The company is also donating another 25,200 dozen eggs to foodbanks in Lima and Toledo, to provide much needed protein. This donation comes just weeks after a donation of nearly 6,000 pounds of turkey and two truckloads of eggs to the association.
A message from CEO Noel White about the company's efforts to address the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact on Tyson's operations.
April 6, 2020
Our meat and poultry plants are experiencing varying levels of production impact, due to the planned implementation of additional worker safety precautions and worker absenteeism. For example, out of an abundance of caution, we have suspended operations at our Columbus Junction, Iowa, pork plant this week due to more than two dozen cases of COVID-19 involving team members at the facility. In an effort to minimize the impact on our overall production, we’re diverting the livestock supply originally scheduled for delivery to Columbus Junction to some of our other pork plants in the region.
SugarCreek is very aware of the developing COVID-19 situation, our first priority is that our teammates and their families stay healthy. While we already have a high level of sanitation and food safety programs in place, we are increasing those efforts significantly at all of our facilities.
This is Colorado Premium’s third major expansion in the past three years.
January 20, 2017
Colorado Premium, a Greeley, Colo.-based protein processor serving retailers, restaurant chains and private labels worldwide, announced plans to invest $15 million and create 190 jobs in a food processing plant in Carrollton, Ga., by the end of 2018.
Cargill’s protein business headquarters will remain in Wichita, Kan., but relocate from 151 North Main Street to a new office building to be built at a yet-to-be-determined site within the city limits.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.