Smithfield Foods donated more than 38,000 pounds of protein to Feed More as part of the Heart of Virginia Council of the Boy Scouts Of America Scouting for Food annual food drive. As the presenting sponsor of this year's food drive, Smithfield also donated $15,000 earlier this year to cover the costs of the BSA program. Local Scout troops were able to collect almost 60,000 pounds of food this year, the equivalent of nearly 50,000 meals which Feed More will distribute across 29 counties and five cities in Central Virginia.
Facility in Valley, Alabama, is expected to produce 200 million pounds of beef and chicken products annually once project is complete.
August 11, 2020
After several delays due to COVID-19, John Soules Foods, the City of Valley, and the Chambers County Development Authority (CCDA) announce that construction on the new John Soules Foods facility in Valley, Alabama, has begun.
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.
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!