By Jacob Bunge WSJ Brett Deering for The Wall Street Journal WSJ Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 ROGERS, Ark.—By the time you finish reading this sentence, more than 8 pounds of honey-barbecue chicken strips will have tumbled off a production line at Tyson Foods Inc.’s plant here. For 16 hours at a stretch, the stream of deep-brown strips and other products continues across Tyson’s 50 U.S. plants that together disassemble 37 million chickens each week, turning them into nuggets, wings and breasts. By now, another 10.5 pounds have filled crinkly, Tyson-branded plastic bags at the line’s end. The Rogers chicken plant is part of Tyson’s strategy to transform the 84-year-old meatpacking giant into a modern food company selling branded consumer goods on par with Kraft Heinz Co. or Coca-Cola Co. John Tyson, the company’s chairman and a controlling shareholder, says Tyson wants to be big in more-profitable prepared and packaged foods to … [Read more...] about Tyson Made Its Fortune Packing Meat. Now It Wants to Sell You Frittatas.
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Russia will export Industry 4.0 solutions to Vietnam Russia’s biggest digital solutions vendor ZYFRA has reached $30 million in revenue in its first year of operation, facilitating industrial manufacturers in-house and abroad with AI and IoT-based solutions, as well as autonomous vehicles. The company has announced plans to enter Vietnam as early as 2019. In the next three years, it is estimated that Vietnam will overtake China in terms of GDP growth. It is planned that this number will be 6.8 per cent in 2019. According to the government’s development programme, by 2035 most of the fabrication will be turned into digital manufacturing. Particularly significant growth is expected in the areas of industry, construction, and services. The company, founded in November 2017, currently operates in Finland, China, Russia, Bulgaria, and India, and its platform connects over 7,000 CNC machines across the countries. By the end of 2018 more than 200 production facilities will be … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 25/12
If you’re an omnivore, you might be among the many consumers increasingly concerned about their meat, Colorado beef retailers say.Many consumers are turning their trust over to local suppliers, said Brad Buchanan, owner of the Flying B Bar Ranch, which produces grass-fed beef in Strasburg.“We’ve seen a real increase the last few years in terms of the information that families want about the food they put on their table,” Buchanan said. “Our business has been increasing year over year for the last 12 years.”Flying B Bar Ranch serves 500 to 600 direct customers a year and sells to restaurants and stores in Denver. He said customers are attracted to the meat freshness, no added hormones or antibiotics, supporting local business, making a smaller environmental footprint and ensured animal welfare.Dave Anderson, general manager at Ranch Foods Direct, said he was hooked on local meat as a customer before he joined the business.“The most important … [Read more...] about Where’s the beef? How Coloradans are getting hooked on local meat