NYSE: HRL) has closed the acquisition of US-based premium deli meat
and salami producer Columbus Manufacturing, Inc from Chicago-based private equity firm Arbor Investments, the company said.
During this time, each of the five deli areas (deli prepared foods, deli cheese, deli meat
, deli beverages and 'other,' which maintains miscellaneous deli products) increased dollar and volume sales, with the exception of deli meat
, which maintained sales compared to the previous year, and "deli other," which declined in volume sales compared to the previous year.
Consumers are also concerned about high levels of sodium and preservatives in deli meat
The company added deli meats
to its line in 1974 and currently produces nearly 40 million pounds of product--including both deli meat
and salami--per year, priding itself on selecting only the best meats from suppliers using optimum animal husbandry and handling practices.
The researchers heated up the hot dogs and bacon in a microwave, cooked the pepperoni on a pizza either in the oven or a microwave and used the chicken and deli meat
The New England-based hot dog and deli meat
producer said the agreement gives it ownership of the trademarks and marketing rights for six brands, which also include Jordan's, Kirschner and Willams of Vermont.
The first to offer organic dell meats when they were launched in 2005, and then the first to offer pre-sliced organic meats and cheeses, the company's Organic Herb Turkey Breast is the eighth organic pre-sliced deli meat
in the line.
Atlanta -- Just when you thought that prepackaged deli meat
was safe, a gastroenteritis outbreak among river rafters in Colorado was traced to norovirus in prepackaged chicken and beef, Dr.
Some Listeria outbreaks in deli meat
products have expanded industrial interest in using nisin to antimicrobially package these products.
A popular deli meat
substitute is LIGHTLIFE'S Smart Deli.
Boar's Head -- the well known deli meat
and cheese producer -- will relocate their corporate headquarters from East Williamsburg in Brooklyn to Sarasota, Fla.
Recalled products bear the establishment numbers EST P261 or EST 6911 The establishment number appears on the outer edge of all packages The affected products included hot dogs and deli meats
with the brand names Ball Park, Bil Mar, Bryan Bunsize, Bryan 3-lb Club Pack, Grillmaster, Hygrade, Mr Turkey, Sara Lee Deli Meat
, and Sara Lee Home Roast brands Institutions may have received recalled product under other brand names.