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Kevin Alger has been promoted to Sales Manager for Chore-Time for the United States and Canada, according to Jeff Miller, Vice President and General Manager for the CTB, Inc. business unit. In his new role, Alger will be responsible for leading Chore-Time’s sales and technical service teams that are dedicated…
April Sexsmith has served as general manager at Egg Farmers of New Brunswick for close to 30 years. Before that, she worked on several other marketing boards in a mix of supply managed industries and non-supply managed sectors.
Steve Walcott, vice president of egg production sales for Big Dutchman North America, recently announced the addition of J. Dean Williamson Ltd. as a new authorized layer equipment dealer for Canada.Located in London, Ont., Williamson will primarily focus on selling Big Dutchman rearing, enriched colony and cage-free systems for laying…
Tim Hortons is testing a fake omelette — made with mung bean protein isolate — in two regions in southern Ontario.If it's a hit, the product will join the Beyond Meat plant-based burger and breakfast sausage already on the menu at Tim Hortons and A&Ws across Canada.The fast food chains…
Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) announced a new partnership with McDonald’s Canada today.It begins with the launch of the Egg Quality Assurance (EQA) certification mark on McDonald’s advertisements this summer for the freshly-cracked Canada Grade A large egg in their limited-time Egg BLT McMuffin sandwich.The McDonald’s advertisements will be the…
Hy-Line International recently celebrated the completion of its newest research farm today surrounded by federal, state and local dignitaries at a ribbon cutting ceremony.Named after the company's founder, Henry A. Wallace, the state-of-the-art facility is located stateside in central Iowa.“We have a substantial responsibility in the effort to feed a…
Cobb-Vantress recently announced Shane Sutton as the new managing director of South American operations — a move that poises the company for continued growth. Sutton previously served as Cobb’s chief financial officer (CFO) for global operations. In this role, he led finance, mergers and acquisitions for all of the company’s business units, including…
To take part in a month of learning and team-building, 35 poultry producers from 19 countries journeyed to Huntsville, Ala., US, for the 2019 Aviagen Production Management School. Aviagen welcomed to class veterinarians, production managers, hatchery specialists and other poultry professionals representing a variety of cultures, languages and production operations.From…
Alltech has appointed a new chief scientific officer to advance innovative research to improve the health and nutrition of animals, plants and people. Ronan Power has assumed the role following the retirement of Karl Dawson on June 28.Power joined the Alltech team in 1991 as the European director of research…
With market outlook indicators pointing toward partnerships to ensure growth, Exceldor and Granny's cooperatives are combining their operations and members in a historic alliance.The main objective is to create a large cooperative that will be a leader in the poultry sector in Canada with operations in Quebec, Ontario, and Manitoba,…
KFC Canada recently announced its partnership with Chicken Farmers of Canada by featuring the Raised by a Canadian Farmer seal on its products, which demonstrates the commitment of restaurants and grocery retailers who source chicken raised to the highest standards of quality and care by Canadian farmers, of which 100…
Cobb-Vantress recently added two experts to its poultry team – Benoît Lanthier and Marlon Garcia Andrade. Both Lanthier and Andrade join the North American Technical Service Team as technical advisors with Lanthier serving Canada and Andrade serving Central America.In his new role, Lanthier will provide technical service to customers in Quebec,…
Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods Inc. recently announced the opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid. The 54-foot by 500-foot poultry house is…
“Everything old is new again.” That phrase by American author Stephen King captures the sentiment behind Aviagen’s reviving of a decommissioned hatchery in Albertville, a rural community in northeast Alabama, U.S. Aviagen has transformed the historic hatchery into the new Research and Training Center. In a ceremony on May 22,…
Signify, a large global lighting company, has acquired Once Inc., based in Plymouth, Minn., and iLox, based in Vechta, Germany. Once and iLox are market leaders in the design and manufacturing of animal-centric lighting.“With this acquisition, we add know-how, technology and expertise in animal lighting that complements ours in horticulture…
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