WATERLOO — On a recent summer day, Tom Hart walked through the halls of the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo, greeting employees as he passed. A Waterloo native, Hart is now the plant manager at the complex in his hometown after years of working in the business.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods has announced the formation of the Portioned Protein Innovations (PPI) Team.


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Springdale, Ark. — August 12, 2019 — A fire partly destroyed the Tyson Foods beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas on Friday, August 9. The plant will be down indefinitely, however; the company plans to rebuild the plant at the same location. Officials are still assessing the damage, so it’s too early to establish a timeline, but work to clear damage has already begun.


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Product information -- or a lack thereof -- is becoming an increasingly important factor in the fight for brand loyalty. Consumer demand for traceability is on the rise, including in the meat case as shoppers look for more information about where and how their meat was produced.


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Reliance is a black Angus bull with a long, fluid stride. He has a quiet confidence when he walks. It's one of the qualities that led cattlement to bid up the prized animal to $150,000 during a recent bull sale at Woodhill Farms in Viroqua, Wisconsin.


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Consumers are demanding more from the products they buy at the grocery store, and in the meat aisle that means products that are minimally processed and produced from animals that are responsibly raised.


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It’s a virtual meat market out there, and those who know how to integrate social and digital marketing into their meat department messaging will come out on top. Social media plays a big role in influencing brand perception. It allows consumers to regularly interact with other followers and thought leaders to build the brand, create a public image and foster customer loyalty to get the sales the brand deserves.


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At the 2019 Annual Meat Conference, Tyson Foods showcased new changes to its Chairman’s Reserve® Meats brand. Along with a new logo, the company debuted a new line of prime beef offering.


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May is Beef Month. An essential part of the U.S. diet, beef is consumed as a hand-held hamburger, a fine prime rib in a steakhouse and as a day-to-day ingredient in sauces, stews or savory fillings—just to name a few uses. It never goes out of style in restaurants or home kitchens.


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(Bloomberg) -- Responding to consumer demands for traceability, Tyson Foods Inc. plans to use DNA samples from elite cattle to track steaks, roasts and even ground beef back to the ranches the animals grew up on.


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"It was very clear at the Meat Conference this year that our industry is preparing for ... a shift to digital," says Kent Harrison, VP of Marketing and Premium Programs at Tyson Fresh Meats.


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As a leading brand in the natural beef and pork industry, Open Prairie Natural Meats has always maintained a high standard of quality products.


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Tyson Fresh Meats’ FarmCheck® program follows National Agriculture Day’s tenets Sponsored content from our partner Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. on Mar. 07, 2019


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US processor Tyson Fresh Meats has unveiled the new Chairman’s Reserve Prime beef offering along with a refreshed brand look.


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Tyson Fresh Meats saw growing demand for higher-quality pork eating experiences and began to feature its "best of the best" products through its newest brand — Chairman's Reserve Prime Pork.


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The Open Prairie Natural Meats brand team is excited to announce its Openness Promise, dedicated to transparently communicating with its partners.


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In an industry defined by maximizing razor thin margins, any edge a business can find to boost product sales through legitimate differentiation or by meeting pent-up consumer demand would be viewed as a no-brainer type of move.


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As an operator, you are always on the lookout for quality protein to source for your menu. One problem: in a saturated market, it’s tough to tell who is going to deliver. Dependable consistency, quality and great service are a given for a business to thrive — so which company should an operator turn to.


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Today’s consumers are increasingly educated about proteins — and with that knowledge comes an increased awareness and interest about where their food comes from.


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It’s no secret that today’s grocers face challenges that didn’t exist for previous generations of retailers. The digital era has completely transformed how consumers research, compare and ultimately purchase.


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SPRINGDALE, ARK. — Consumers increasingly want to know how their food is produced. When it comes to beef, they want to know how animals are cared for – they want guarantees that it is safe and that it has been produced in an environmentally sustainable way.


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The meat department racks up $49.5 billion in annual sales for grocery retailers, according to IRI data cited in the 2018 Power of Meat report. Staying on top of consumer preferences and responding to shopper needs is essential for retailers looking to drive sales in the meat aisle.


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Consumers in the U.S. and Canada increasingly want to know how their food is produced. As far as beef is concerned, they want to know how animals are cared for, they want guarantees that beef is safe and that it has been produced in an environmentally sustainable way.


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When consumers are filling their grocery carts, it’s increasingly common for them to consider not just the finished product on the shelf but the story behind how it was produced.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, announced the company has become the first beef processor to license the Progressive Beef program, a cattle management and sustainability program for feedlot operators.


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Retailers can optimize the potential of their meat departments with creative merchandising and an assortment that satisfies the preferences of their local customer base.


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There are several emerging and continuing challenges affecting grocers as we enter the second half of a tumultuous 2018.


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A unit of Tyson Foods has reportedly won two contracts worth more than US$700m to supply fresh beef and frozen ground beef to the US Pentagon.


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Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork represents our best of the best. With the strictest specifications in key areas that determine quality pork: marbling, color and pH, our pork’s optimal scoring delivers your customers an unsurpassed eating experience every time.


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Overseeing operations at one of the largest beef-processing plants in the US as well as being responsible for operations at two other plants in two other states, Chris Rupp, vice president, Fresh Meats Beef Operations, Tyson Foods Inc., is the recipient of MEAT+POULTRY’s 2018 Operations Executive of the Year Award.


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Higher quality, a diverse array of cuts and ethnic flavors are among the trends grocers should expect shoppers to come searching for during the summer grilling season.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., officially launched its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork Certified Butcher Program, free of charge to retail partners.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., officially launched its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork Certified Butcher Program, free of charge to retail partners.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, a pork and beef subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has debuted a butcher certification program for retailers selling the company's top-level Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has introduced the Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork Certified Butcher Program. The program, which is free of charge to retail partners, educates meat department staff on the brand and its product offerings through PowerPoint presentations and a video featuring Chef Mario Valdovinos and Certified Butcher Jamie Torrez.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has launched its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork Certified Butcher Program, free to retail partners. The purpose of the program is to educate its partners’ meat departments with knowledge of the brand and its product offerings.


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Tyson Foods’ program will educate retailers who carry the Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand.


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"Today, retailers are trying to make the meat case more of a destination for consumers-making it a smooth and personal experience," says Kent Harrison, VP of sales and marketing for Tyson Fresh Meats in Dakota Dunes, S.D.


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Tyson Foods Inc. and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) are expanding their collaborative efforts to make workplace safety improvements at the company’s food processing plants and commemorating 30 years of working together for safer workplaces.


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Executives at Tyson Foods Inc.'s Fresh Meats business in Dakota Dunes, S.D., and the United Food and Commercial Workers think employee health and safety are as vital to the industry as its focus on food safety — and should be similarly non-competitive.


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The company’s Fresh Meats unit strives for a unified front while offering seven beef and pork labels.


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"It was very clear at the Meat Conference this year that our industry is preparing for...a shift to digital," says Kent Harrison, VP of Marketing and Premium Programs for Tyson Fresh Meats.


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Every food company is quick to tout the health or taste attributes of its products. Getting a third party, particularly a prestigious third party, to do the same is a rare accomplishment.


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Meat department dollars and volume were basically flat in 2017. According to Anne-Marie Roerink, 2018 could be a better year if retailers are willing to break with routine.


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Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork from Tyson has been put to the test. The company worked with Kansas State to bring different brands of pork together for a competition. The results came out well for Tyson.


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Brand storytelling, transparency and convenient products dominated the show floor.


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DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. – Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., recently announced that its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand has qualified for the Seal of Excellence from the Master Chefs’ Institute (MCI), an international team of Certified Master Chefs.


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., announced that its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand has qualified for the Seal of Excellence from the Master Chefs’ Institute (MCI).


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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., announced today that its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand has qualified for the SEAL OF EXCELLENCE from the MASTER CHEFS’ INSTITUTE (MCI), an international team of Certified Master Chefs®.


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Tyson Fresh Meats announced that its Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork brand has qualified for the Seal of Excellence from the Master Chefs’ Institute, an international team of Certified Master Chefs.


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Most of us by now have forgotten the Super Bowl ads that played this past Sunday. That’s kind of scary for marketers as there was more than a fist full of dollars spent to try to make us remember them.


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Although the former IBP Inc. has been a unit of Tyson Foods for 17 years, Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based Tyson Fresh Meats has traditionally been more closely associated with that precursor company than with its even higher-profile Springdale, Ark. parent.


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"Once shoppers find that product, they are loyal to both the brand and overall store," says Kent Harrison, VP of Fresh Meats Marketing and Premium Programs with Tyson Fresh Meats.


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Tyson Foods’ CEO Tom Hayes sees a bright future for the company, especially after it exceeded expectations for 2017.


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With the onset of autumn comes football season, as well as such fall celebrations as Halloween and Thanksgiving, with consumers looking ahead to the winter holidays. To capture sales this time of year, suppliers across the store are bringing their A game by updating their playbooks to include online components and cross-departmental merchandising.


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Tyson Fresh Meats’ Star Ranch Angus beef brand is offering retailers marketing support with a promotion that will take place this summer (May-July) and fall (September-November).


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Tyson Foods Inc. announced that its Tyson Fresh Meats division is now offering marketing support to retailers covering its Star Ranch Angus beef brand in a two-phase effort this summer and fall.


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The Star Ranch Angus beef brand, managed by a Tyson Foods subsidiary, will offer retailers stocking the quality meat marketing support, as the business who aims to increase sales nationwide.


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Knowing that competition pitmasters are always looking for an edge, proteins qualifying as “Prime” definitely turn heads – especially if they’re newcomers to the field.


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Star Ranch Angus beef launches summer and fall promotions.


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Tyson Fresh Meats’ Star Ranch Angus beef brand is offering retailers marketing support with a promotion that will take place this summer (May-July) and fall (September-November).


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With longer days and sunny skies, it is almost that time for pool parties and backyard barbecues. Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer, when consumers ditch their ovens, fire up the grill and enjoy the warm weather.


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Independent Processor editor Sam Gazdziak spoke with Kent Harrison, VP of Marketing and Premium Programs at Tyson Fresh Meats, at the American Meats Conference about the company’s brand new product line, Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork.


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High quality pork seldom is top-of-mind when consumers meat shop. But it could be.


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Tyson has added a new level to its Chairman’s Reserve line with “Prime” high-quality pork.


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Tyson Fresh Meats is debuting its Chairman’s Reserve Pork brand Feb. 20 during a product tasting reception at the annual Meat Conference in Dallas, Texas.


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The Annual Meat Conference allows meat and poultry professionals to discover the latest trend and product innovations in the industry.


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DAKOTA CITY | When he started working on the processing line in what was then known as the Iowa Beef Processors plant in 1970, Mike Shumansky figured it would be a temporary job.


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