Fact vs. Fiction in Food Crisis Management

Chuck Zimmerman

Crisis management. We hear a lot about it and any company wants to be ready to handle one if it should happen. How do you deal with fact vs. fiction, especially in the food industry? At today’s Annual Meat Conference we heard from Sue Borra, Senior Vice President of Communications, Food Marketing Institute and Eric Mittenthal, Vice President, Public Affairs, …

Ag Group, AMI, Audio, FMI, Food, Meat

Meat & Greet at Annual Meat Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The tastiest part of this opening day of the 2013 Annual Meat Conference has been the Meat & Greet Welcome Reception. Thanks to Tyson and Certified Angus Beef for sponsoring this. Pictured is a New York Strip Roast being sliced up. Yes, it is excellent. Here are some other items that you could find: Roasted Certified Angus Beef® brand Prime …

Ag Group, Beef, Food, Meat

Meat Industry Educational & Networking Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2013 Annual Meat Conference is underway in Nashville. Welcoming us and getting things started are Conference Co-Chairs, Gary Luechauer, Director of Meat/Seafood and Deli/Bakery Procurement, The Kroger Co. (left) and Matt Monkiewicz, Vice President, Marketing, Kayem Foods, Inc. I spoke with them before we got going to learn more about this event since it is my first time attending. …

Ag Group, AMI, Audio, Food, Meat

Annual Meat Conference App

Chuck Zimmerman

The Annual Meat Conference is set to kick off this afternoon. Registration is taking place now and all attendees and others are encouraged to get The Annual Meat Conference App (iOS). It’s on my iPhone. You’ll find all kinds of information including conference updates and an attendees list. Get it for Android here. The Annual Meat Conference, sponsored by the …

Ag Group, AMI, Beef, Elanco, Food, Meat, Pork, Poultry

Fresh Meat Retailing Ideas

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello once again this year from the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, location of the 2013 Annual Meat Conference. This will be my first ever opportunity to attend this annual meat retailing event. Explore and sample some of the newest and best meat, poultry and ingredient products from more than 50 companies. Taste new and different products that can …

Ag Group, AMI, Elanco, Food, Meat