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US meat group Butterball to invest in factories

14 Jan 2021

A month after announcing plans to cut production at a factory in Missouri, Butterball is planning to invest at two plants in neighbouring Arkansas.

Butterball to shed 450 jobs in Missouri

14 Dec 2020

Butterball, the largest turkey producer in the US, plans to curtail production at one of its plants with job losses on the cards.

Tyson, Cargill, Hormel among suppliers to face turkey cartel claims

28 Oct 2020

A judge in the US has ruled a group of US turkey product suppliers must face claims they conspired to increase prices.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

US turkey giant Butterball hit by Covid-19 infections

30 Apr 2020

Butterball, the US turkey processor, has seen an outbreak of Covid-19 cases amongst the workforce at one of its plants.

New products - Nestle's plant-based sausages hit Europe, US; Turkey giant Butterball moves into meat snacks; Danone debuts simple ingredient yogurts; Hershey's Krave in new segment

17 Jan 2020

New product launches that caught the eye this week include a new milk chocolate KitKat variant from Nestlé and dairy-free ice cream from Alden's Organic.

US turkey giants facing court action over price-fixing claims

6 Jan 2020

Some of the biggest names in the US meat industry are being sued by food distributors over claims they conspired to keep turkey prices artificially high.

Butterball names ex-High Liner Foods executive Peter Brown COO

5 Mar 2019

US turkey processor Butterball has hired a former senior executive at seafood group High Liner Foods as COO.

US turkey firm Butterball names Jay Jandrain new CEO

17 Dec 2018

Butterball, the US turkey processor, has named a new chief executive after its CEO stepped down for health reasons.

US turkey business Butterball expanding Arkansas operation

9 Mar 2018

Butterball, the US turkey processor, is spending US$14m on expanding its operation in Huntsville, Arkansas.

Seaboard Foods president Terry Holton retires

7 Mar 2018

Terry Holton, the president of US pork processor Seaboard Foods, is to retire from the business this year.

US meats supplier Carl Buddig buys ex-Butterball plant

22 Jan 2018

Privately-owned US meats supplier Carl Buddig and Co. has acquired a factory formerly run by turkey giant Butterball.

US turkey supplier Butterball invests in production

3 Jan 2018

Butterball, the US turkey business, is expanding a plant in North Carolina.

Hostess Brands, Nestle team up again; US turkey giant Butterball in organic move; Young's launches shellfish range; Sodiaal to take Entremont into organic cheese

17 Nov 2017

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

US meat firm Butterball to close Illinois plant

23 May 2017

US-based processor Butterball is to shut a meat-packing plant where it employs around 600 full-time workers.

Butterball promotes Jay Jandrain to COO

19 Jan 2017

US turkey processor Butterball has promoted Jay Jandrain, the company's executive vice president of sales, to the position of COO.

Butterball acquires second US plant

20 Feb 2015

US turkey processor Butterball has acquired a second plant in North Carolina to increase capacity.

CANADA: Exceldor acquires P&H Foods

9 Jun 2014

Butterball maker P&H Foods, a division of cooperative Parrish and Heimbecker Ltd has been acquired by poultry co-operative Exceldor for an undisclosed sum.

US: Monogram Food Solutions to launch Butterball meat snacks

14 May 2013

US meat processor Monogram Food Solutions is to launch a range of meat snacks under turkey brand Butterball.

US: Holton named CEO of US pork firm Seaboard

23 Dec 2011

US conglomerate Seaboard Corp. has appointed Terry Holton as president and CEO of its Seaboard Foods division.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

19 Sep 2011

Stories from Europe, the UK, the US and Latin America provided some of this week's headlines. A key shareholder in Metro Group has lost patience with the German retailer's CEO, upmarket UK grocer Marks and Spencer revealed its new-look food halls, US snack firm Diamond Foods discussed the outlook for its new financial year and PepsiCo outlined plans to launch healthier products in Mexico.

US: Turkey firm Butterball closes plant

16 Sep 2011

US turkey processor Butterball has confirmed the closure of a plant in Colorado.

US: Butterball interim CEO Brenneman gets job full-time

7 Sep 2011

Butterball interim CEO Rod Brenneman has been appointed to lead the US turkey processor on a permanent basis.

US: Butterball president, CEO resigns

27 Apr 2011

US turkey producer Butterball has announced the resignation of its president and CEO Keith Shoemaker.

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