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Market Trends to Watch Ahead of Independence Day
Urner Barry is the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry. Through daily canvasses of the trade and an unrivaled historical database, our analysts are uniquely positioned to report on the underlying conditions and significant disruptors to the market. In this Market Briefing, Urner Barry reporters outline the latest action in the commodity protein markets, highlighting seasonal factors, disruptors, and current supply and demand fundamentals.
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ANALYSIS: Price Inflation Across All Urner Barry Indices
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Summer is Almost Here and UB Has the Scoop on Market Trends Heading into MDW
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ANALYSIS: Commodity Prices Surging Higher; Is This the Next Supercycle?
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VIDEO: State of the Market Episode 10: The Shrimp Market
This week Market Digest host Laura Zinger speaks with market reporter and COO Jim Kenny. Jim walks us through the shrimp complex on COMTELL, updates us on the imports side of the market, and...
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This year for Lent Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is introducing a new contender in their “Chicken Sandwich Wars” … their Cajun Flounder Sandwich.
In 2020 the popular restaurant chain brought in a limited time Buttermilk Biscuit Shrimp offering for Lent. In 2021 they’re switching things up by providing consumers with a chicken sandwich replacement.
Beginning February 11, Popeyes customers across the nation can indulge in the Cajun Flounder Sandwich for just $4.49. The limited time Cajun Flounder Sandwich stars a fried filet on top of...
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Breakdown the poultry, egg, red meat and seafood markets with exclusive analysis from UB Market Reporters
Urner Barry is the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry. Through daily canvasses of the trade and an unrivaled historical database, our analysts are uniquely positioned to report on the underlying conditions and significant disruptors to the market. In this Market Briefing, Urner Barry reporters outline the latest action in the commodity protein markets, highlighting seasonal factors, disruptors, and current supply and demand fundamentals...
Plant-Based Seafood Company New Wave Foods Completes $18 Million Series A Financing
Plant-based seafood company New Wave Foods announced on Wednesday that they’ve completed an $18 million Series A round of financing. The investment round was lead by New Enterprise Associates, along with Evolution VC Partners and other “new and existing investors.”
New Wave Foods was founded in 2015 and turned heads with their creation of a sustainable, plant-based shrimp alternative made from seaweed and other natural ingredients. In September 2019 the company received a major boost when Tyson Ventures...
FDA Warns Whole Foods Market After Repeated Food Recalls for Undeclared Allergens
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a warning letter issued to Whole Foods Market for a pattern of receiving and offering for sale misbranded food products necessitating a series of food recalls for allergens. In the last year, Whole Foods Market has recalled more than 30 food products because the presence of major food allergens was not listed on the finished product labels. The FDA noticed similar patterns of numerous recalls by Whole Foods Market for undeclared allergens in previous years as well. These products included...
Protein Market Buying Opportunities
As COVID-19 continues to impact consumer habits across the globe, many protein markets are experiencing unusual or contra-seasonal trends through the holiday season. Highlighted are just a few items that might be catching the eye of wholesale and distribution buyers in early December...
Top Meat, Poultry, Egg and Seafood Price Action Broken Down in the Latest Market Briefing
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Urner Barry's Coronavirus Special Report - Volume IV
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted consumer behavior, distribution, production, and market prices in a way we have never seen before. Now, as reopening efforts are underway, the latest business environment is a completely new venture for the food industry with its own learning curve. Both retail and foodservice have been forced to make sweeping changes in their respective sectors and adaptability remains key. Production setbacks were arguably one of the biggest challenges the meat industry faced in the last few months of the pandemic, but capacity has since largely returned to normal.
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PODCAST: Jack of All Trades - Mike Nesbitt, UK Beef and Shrimp Reporter
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