NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Shoppers aren’t confident in how to prepare meals with poultry and meat, but they aren’t turning to butchers in the meat department for help, according to findings from the Power of Meat report presented at the Annual Meat Conference here on Feb. 24-26.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Beef Checkoff program and the National Pork Board released a list of new, proposed common Uniform Retail Meat Identity Standards (URMIS) names for consumer-facing labels at the Annual Meat Conference here on Feb. 25.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Meat Institute and Food Marketing Institute’s 2013 Annual Meat Conference was held here Feb. 24-26. The data-heavy show focused on addressing the changing needs of consumers as protein prices continue to climb.
OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s received the Marine-Stewardship Council’s chain of custody certification for its seafood sourcing after undergoing a third-party audit late last year, the chain announced on Thursday.
Consumer interest in healthy snacks is growing, and retailers are responding. Some chains are using special signs and permanent displays to call attention to single-serve offerings of cut fruit and vegetable packs, small sandwich and soup offerings.
Within the Fresh Market section of SN, the top stories of 2012 included the online uprising against so-called “pink slime,” the impact of the drought on food prices and the improvement of the food safety net.