Chicken strips pick up steam as nuggets slip: NPD

admin | December 12th, 2018 - 2:23 pm

Chicken strip volumes are soaring at foodservice outlets while servings of nuggets are down, but it’s no the cause customers are swapping one item for the other, according to research from the NPD Group. Servings of chicken strips at restaurants and foodservice outlets jumped by 16 percent in the quarter ended in September, compared to […]

Midwest farms may suffer huge losses from intense heat, says climate change report

admin | December 3rd, 2018 - 7:41 pm

The federal government’s latest report on climate change warns of specific dangers to Midwest agriculture production, which comprises a significant portion of the economies of Kansas and Missouri. Increasing temperatures and more extreme weather patterns such as flooding and drought will have serious consequences on crop and livestock production, according to the Fourth National Climate […]

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