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2014-02-21 20:21:13

National Beef was offered an additional $9 million to prevent plant closing BRAWLEY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Imperial Valley Cattle Feeders Group said today that it had been working with National Beef Packing Co. to prevent the closing of its Brawley processing facility on April 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140221/CG69919LOGO) The local feeders offered in excess of $9 million in additional cattle price discounts for years 2014 and 2015. The...

2014-02-04 23:22:03

Chicago Prime Meats and Catering has been selected for the 2013 Best of Glen Ellyn Awards. These awards are given by the city of Glen Ellyn to businesses that best represent them and Chicago Prime Meats was selected on the basis of the quality of the products offered, as well as the shop's presence. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Chicago Prime Meats' award is more noteworthy because they offer catering, deli selections, and home delivery in addition to butcher services. Chicago Prime...

2014-02-03 12:30:18

MIAMI, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRILLiT, Inc. ("GRILLiT" or the "Company") (OTC: GRLT) today announced that it has introduced Gaucho Ranch steaks as new menu items. Recently, GRILLiT announced that has commenced its supply agreement with Natura Foods, LLC, the exclusive distributor of "Gaucho Ranch" branded South American natural and organic grass-fed beef (announced December 19, 2013). In addition, the Company acquired a 10% equity stake in Natura Foods. The...

2014-01-30 08:27:04

DALLAS, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Processed Poultry Meat & Poultry Processing Equipment Market By Type (Chicken, Turkey, Ducks), By Product Type (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried), By Poultry Meat Processing Equipment Type & By Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, Global poultry meat market was $ 179,551.2 million in 2012 and is expected...

2014-01-22 12:26:34

CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As January continues, many consumers continue to forge ahead with healthy eating habits as part of new year resolutions. Indeed, despite prevalent health trends encouraging consumers to eat less red meat, and 90% of consumers eating some kind of red meat at least once a month - new research from Mintel reveals some 39% of beef and other red meat consumers ate less in 2013 than they did in 2012. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 23:00:22

Chicago Prime Meats is starting its seventh year of business with the unveiling of a new website with full e-commerce functionality. All of the fresh meats, deli items, and catered foods can now be bought online and picked up in-store or delivered to your home. Glen Ellyn, Il (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Chicagoland area's premier high-end butcher shop, catering service, and deli. Currently located in a new facility located on 682 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn. Chicago Prime Meats...

2014-01-14 08:25:27

Just in time to grill the perfect steaks for the Biggest Game of The Year KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Steak Company recently released a Steak Grilling App for Android devices to help you grill the perfect steak every time. The free app is available now, just in time for you to impress your family and friends who will be gathering in a few weeks for the biggest game of the year. "Nothing beats a perfectly cooked steak and this app will take all the guesswork...

2014-01-13 08:29:37

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has licensed patents owned by Cargill, Inc. and Branhaven LLC considered key for genomic evaluation to improve traits in beef and dairy cattle. The technology, known as BeefGen, identifies key genomic tools to improve both meat and milk production. "This agreement allows Neogen unencumbered access to extensive cattle genomic analytic and bioinformatic knowledge amassed by Cargill...


Latest Beef Reference Libraries

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Braunvieh Cattle
2014-07-12 11:25:18

The Braunvieh is a breed of cattle that originated in Switzerland. They were originally imported to the United States during the 1800s and a modern breed was formed, the Brown Swiss. The Brown Swiss have been crossed back with the European stock of Braunvieh. The Braunvieh were reintroduced to the United States in 1983 by Harlan Doeschot from Firth, Nebraska. The Braunvieh is a docile but easy to work with breed. It has excellent milking ability, fine beef quality and reproductive...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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