Food & Drink International - Winter 2017, Volume 2 - 36
Miller Amish Country Poultry
>> Miller Poultry believes producing quality chicken starts with
the hatching process. At any given time, approximately 4
million eggs are waiting to hatch at the company's hatchery.
Ossid provides superior tray overwrapping, weigh price
labeling, case scales, and horizontal thermoform fill &
seal machinery. We are committed to designing and
building solutions that protect product quality and fully
meet our customers' production needs.
Ossid's tray packaging solutions span from leak-proof
tray sealing to stretch and shrink wrapping for caseready proteins and produce. Our weighing solutions
showcase the most flexible weigh price labelers in the
industry, as well as our robust industrial case scales. Our
horizontal thermoform fill & seal solutions range from
compact machines to large custom solutions to meet
any customer's need.
We also provide one of the most complete customer
service programs available in the industry, including the
service personnel, parts, and training necessary to keep
our equipment running at peak efficiency.
ence between organic and Non-GMO
chicken is subtle, but it's there. Miller
Poultry sells roughly 2 million pounds
of chicken each week, both organic
and Non-GMO. "The difference lies
in the grain," Miller says. "Non-GMO
feed can use certain chemical or
non-organic fertilizers, but it can't be
Non-GMO-verified grain must undergo ongoing testing for at-risk ingredients - any ingredient that is grown
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commercially. A review is conducted to
verify the absence of GMOs.
Organic feed, which is much more
expensive, cannot come into contact
with chemical fertilizers, synthetic
substances, irradiation, sewage sludge
and GMOs. "For chickens to be considered organic, the birds and their
whole environment and their diet must
be totally organic," Miller says.
Antibiotic and synthetic hormone use
is prohibited in organic meat. For feed
to be certified as 100 percent organic,
it must undergo third-party inspections,
an organic system plan review and residue testing.
In addition, Miller Poultry birds are
free to roam in more space per bird
than is the industry standard. Its farms
also undergo third-party animal welfare
audits under the strict guidelines from
the Global Animal Partnership (GAP).
The majority of Miller Poultry's pro-