Smithfield Foods launches plant-based meat products in growing trend

Posted on August,14,2019 | 0 Comments

Meat processor Smithfield Foods Inc on Monday launched a line of soy-based meat products, joining an increasing number of companies catering to growing demand for meat alternatives. The Pure Farmland products include soy-based burgers, meatballs, sausages and ground meat, and will be available at Kroger Co, Sprouts Farmers Market Inc and Target Corp starting in […]


Game meat is great, BASC tells local papers

Posted on October,06,2017 | 0 Comments

BASC has highlighted the benefits of game shooting and game meat in a letter sent to all local newspapers in the UK. The letter informs readers that October heralds the start of the pheasant shooting season. It lists some of the advantages of game meat and some of the conservation and economic benefits associated with […]


Cargill backs startup that grows ‘clean meat’

Posted on August,23,2017 | 0 Comments

Cargill Inc., one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Bill Gates and other business giants to invest in a nascent technology to make meat from self-producing animal cells amid rising consumer demand for protein that’s less reliant on feed, land and water. Memphis Meats, which produces beef, chicken and duck directly from animal […]


Spam: A brief history as it turns 80

Posted on July,04,2017 | 0 Comments

Spam turns 80 years old Wednesday, having survived relentless mockery and its lack of nutritional value. The combination of meat and other ingredients was the subject of a catchy commercial jingle and relentless mockery by the Monty Python comedy troupe in a famous sketch. But its ubiquity combined with its relative inexpensiveness has allowed the […]