NEW YORK — The announcement by Pilgrim’s Pride this week that it would close a North Carolina production facility along with six distribution centers is likely the first of many similar moves that will be made by poultry processors this year, as producers attempt to curtail supply to improve industry fundamentals. The ethanol boom has caused corn and animal feed prices to skyrocket during the past two years, significantly raising input costs for meat, poultry and egg producers. Yet with ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.