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Richmond Cold Storage Company LLC has selected HighJump Software as its 2010 Quality Critical Supplier of the Year. To be considered for the award, quality critical suppliers must demonstrate the ability to share cost savings ideas, demonstrate quality customer service, assist in the implementation of new products and services and be willing to step up and make an impact. G e or g e Wat t s , t he Nat ion a l Chicken Council’s retiring president, was presented with the Harold E. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) during the 2011 International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta. The award recognizes Watts for his dedication and leadership over the years and for serving the poultry industry and USPOULTRY in an exemplary manner. Mike Brown will succeed Watts as NCC president, effective this month. Brown previously served as as vice president for legislative affairs of the American Meat Institute, where he had worked since 1995.   Butterball LLC, Huntsville, Ark.facility associates Kristy Drewyor and Felicia Hickman were named 2010 employees of the year during the Huntsville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Awards Banquet in January. Intelligrated announced the appointment of Kevin O’Reilly to the position of Sales Engineer II for the company’s eastern regional operation. O’Reilly will be responsible for sales in the region under the direction of Eric Palotas, vice president of eastern regional operations for Intelligrated. The National Turkey Federation honored George Nicholas, founder of Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, with the NTF Lifetime Achievement Award this past month at the NTF Annual Convention, Nicholas received the award posthumously for his longterm, unselfish dedication to creative innovation in turkey production. Jihad Douglas and Yan Ghazikhanian, Aviagen Turkeys, accepted the award on behalf of Nicholas’ family and the company he founded. Nicholas passed away in 1985. Hickey Jr., t reasurer. These officers will hold their positions until Jan. 1, 2012. Smith is president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar, Minneapolis, Minn. Mallet is president and CEO of PhaseNext Hospitality in Plano, Texas, a franchise operating company. Previously, she was president and interim CEO of Caribou Coffee. She also held leadership positions at Applebee’s, TGI Friday’s and la Madeleine Bistro/ Café. Hickey is chairman of O’Charley’s, a Nashville, Tenn.-based multi-concept public restaurant company. The American Meat Institute has appointed Dennis Boik as director of environmental and sustainability issues for the association. Boik will monitor environmental regulations that affect AMI members. He will serve as staff liaison to the AMI Environmental Policy Committee and AMI Sustainability Committee. Boi k ret i red from Hormel Foods Corporation in December 2008 with 38 years of service.

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In ot her N T F news, Damon Wells was appointed as its vice president of government affairs. Wells will oversee and implement all aspects of the federation’s legislative affairs program, from policy formulation and development to advocacy on Capitol Hill. Bill Donald, a third generation Melville, Mont. rancher, was elected to succeed Steve Foglesong as the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president. J.D. Alexander, Pilger, Neb., was elected as NCBA president-elect, and Scott George, Cody, Wyo., is the new NCBA vice president. Cattle producer Tom Jones from Pottsville, Ark., was elected as the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) chairman. He was elected during the 2011 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Denver, Colo. New National Restaurant Association officers assumed their roles in January. The newly inducted board officers are Sally Smith, chair; Rosalyn Mallet, vice chair; and Phil

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HID Global announced it has appointed JeanMiguel Robadey to run the company’s IdentifiRobadey cation Solutions (IDS) R F I D animal tagging business. The company also appointed Jason Walden to lead its RFID Industry and Logistics business in the UK, Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia. ■

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Commentary - Defense mechanisms
Hormel earnings up 34 percent in first quarter
Cargill introduces Fressure patties
Maple Leaf earnings hit by input costs
Sanderson Farms touts record FY2010
Grant allows XL Foods to double capacity
Townsends poultry ops sold after bankruptcy
JBS reports positive results of food-safety technology
Taco Bell launches new beef image TV ads
Catfish inspection gets political
Sustainability strides
E xperience counts
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THE TOP 125 PROCESSORS - Alphabetical listing by company name
THE TOP 125 PROCESSORS - by rank
Small Business Matters - Duty calls
Food Ingredient Solutions - Delectable pairings
Processing Innovations - Everything but the squeal
Sanitation - Cleaning passion
Food Safety - Reassigning resources
Food Safety - Food-safety fortress
Packaging Solutions - Packaging under pressure
New Product Rollouts - Unveiling ideas
New Products
Labor - Questioning benefi ts
Names in the News
New Product Showcase
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