Meat Me in @LANTA Chili Winner

Chuck Zimmerman

Because food matters and especially chili on these chilly winter days we bring you the winner of the Meat Me in @ATLANTA Chili competition. He’s Jeff Clark, Ruth’s Chris, who was named Best Overall Chili Winner. The event was held at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Poultry …

Ag Groups, Food, IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Consumer Demand Drives Poultry Processing

Cindy Zimmerman

A large Chick-fil-A sign welcomes attendees to the 2014 International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, claiming the city to be the “chicken eating capitol of the world” in cow speak. That may or may not be entirely true, but it is certainly the center of the poultry processing world this week. To kick off the event, Novus International hosted …

Agribusiness, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Novus at Production and Processing Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

Once again we are pleased to bring you coverage of the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, courtesy of our friends at Novus International. IPPE is the new name for the combination of International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo, which all integrated together in 2013. The 2014 IPPE will bring together more than 1,100 …

IPPE, Livestock, Meat, Novus International, Pork, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Novus’ Commitment to Sustainability

Jamie Johansen

The vision at Novus International is to feed the world affordable, wholesome food. They have adopted a three pillar stance of solution, service and sustainability all tied in to thinking globally, but acting locally. Sustainability is the cornerstone of their vision to improve the quality of life for people around the world. During the recent International Production and Processing Expo, …

Audio, Environment, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry Expo, Sustainability

USPOULTRY Honors Industry Workhorse of the Year

Jamie Johansen

Vice President of USPOULTRY, Dr. Charles Olentine, was named Workhorse of the Year during the International Poultry Expo. This year’s expo was part of the International Production & Processing Expo. This honor is given annually in recognition of dedicated service and valuable leadership given to the poultry industry. Olentine was “collared” with the long-established horse collar by 2012 Workhorse of …

IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo

One Goal App For Poultry Industry

Jamie Johansen

No one can argue that technology makes things easier and for poultry veterinarians and nutritionists, Novus International has a new app, called One Goal, to do just that. At last week’s International Production & Processing Expo, Dr. Marco Quiroz, poultry veterinarian for Novus, shared how the app can revolutionize how information is gathered in the field allowing vets and nutritionists …

Apps, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo, Technology

USPOULTRY Announces New Chairman

Jamie Johansen

The passing of the “working man’s gavel” once again took place during the International Poultry Expo, now part of the International Production & Processing Expo. This year’s new U.S. Poultry and Egg Association chairman is James Adams, President and CEO of Wenger Feeds. James has a long history in the poultry industry working in egg production, feed manufacturing, transportation, purchasing …

IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Understanding the Connections at IPPE

Jamie Johansen

Connecting the interests of the poultry industry sums of the theme Novus International adopted for this year’s International Production & Processing Expo held earlier this week in Atlanta, GA. Today’s poultry industry faces multiple and often contradictory challenges to profitability. Between managing margins and servicing customers, every stakeholder in the supply chain is working to meet financial metrics, strict quality …

Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Video

Enzymes in the Making at Verenium

Jamie Johansen

Two years ago Novus International announced the partnership with Verenium. This partnership has focused on bringing new enzyme solutions into the animal nutrition industry. Jamie Levine, president and CEO of Verenium, was present for this year’s International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, GA. I met up with him and discussed what this collaboration means for animal agriculture and what …

Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Technology

The Incredible Egg Man

Jamie Johansen

A celebrity in the egg world, Howard Helmer, shared his love for eggs during the Novus International breakfast at the International Production & Processing Expo this morning. What is Howard’s claim to fame? In 1982 he became the Guinness Book of World Record holder for fastest omelet making. He make 427 omelets in 30 minutes. But that’s not all, he …

Audio, Food, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry