November 17, 2016

Cargill Rolls Out Exclusive EZ Peel™ Packaging for Our Certified® Ground Beef 1-lb. Chub Products

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Cargill is continuing their standard of innovation by answering consumer demand for better fresh meat packaging. According to a Cargill proprietary research study of more than 8,000 fresh meat consumers, 57 percent of consumers said they prefer meat packaging that requires as little contact with raw meat as possible – and are willing to pay more for it. In fact, 63 percent of consumers are willing to pay 10 percent more for easy-open packages.*

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October 31, 2016

Fueling the Rise of Fast Casual

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According to figures released by Technomic, Inc, last year was a solid year for the restaurant business as the Top 500 largest chains reported an overall growth of nearly 5 percent. Even more so for fast-casual concept restaurants, as this category clocked in with 11.4 percent sales growth, almost doubling the growth of any other segment. But what is fueling their success?

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