Meat Industry News


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March, 2020 Dr. VanStavern Passes Away National Provisioner


January, 2019 Thurn's: An Icon in the Meat Industry The Conveyor


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August 17, 2018

Mr. Meatball opens new retail store in Pataskala

The Colmbus Dispatch
May 21, 2018 Tastemakers 2018: James Forbes, Jane Forbes & Duncan Forbes, Owners of North Country Charcuterie Columbus Monthly

February 14, 2018

Custom Meat Processors and Meat Markets offer Diversity and Distinction 

Featuring: Cotterman Brothers Processing, Baltic Country Meats, Bay Packing, and Zavotski Custom Meats and Deli

Ohio Country Journal
January 31, 2018 Pleasant Valley Poultry: An Amish processor to crow about

Ohio Country Journal



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May 11, 2017 Keystone Meats builds on region's heritage Ohio Country Journal


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January 16, 2015 Falter's, last meatpacker in Columbus, celebrates 125 years The Columbus Dispatch



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November 17, 2014

Coshocton Brings Home Bacon with Kraft 300-Job Expansion

Coshocton Tribune

October 3, 2014

As You Like it: Or Derv Foods’ Custom Capabilities Make it a Partner for Large and Small Customers Alike

The National Provisioner

September 30, 2014

Gallia Lands $30 Million Beef Facility

My Daily Tribune

August 11, 2014

Queen City Sausage: The Independant Processor of the Year

The National Provisioner


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October 31, 2013 High Tech Bob Evans Headquarters in New Albany Reflects Farm Origins The Columbus Dispatch
October 2013 Mastering the Trade - Case Farm's Canton Complex is evolving into an Industry Leader Meat & Poultry
March 29, 2013 Bob Evans Sells Corporate Campus, Two Food Production Facilities The National Provisioner
January 30, 2013 Cooper Farms wins Jewell Award


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October 2, 2012 Prestigious industry award goes to Ohio turkey company
September 27, 2012 Ohio county lures meat plant with incentives
August 10, 2012 Ohio to be first state to allow interstate shipment of state-inspected products The National Provisioner online site
February 2012 When Hogs Ruled - Cincinnati's 'Porkopolis' past fades as Kahn's plant falls The Cincinnati Enquirer


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December 2011 JTM Food Group Plans to use National Recognition as Launching Pad into Growth Across the Food Industry (page 22) The National Provisioner
October 10, 2011 Ohio Prison Officials Remove Pork from Menus The National Provisioner online site