A new company called Iowa Food Group has purchased the former Tyson Foods deli meat plant in Cherokee, Iowa. The 250,000-sq.ft. plant will launch a further-processing meat business including beef, pork and poultry.
The Sonja Hillgren Memorial Scholarship provides three university students who have a passion for food and agriculture with $1,500 each, professional development opportunities and mentoring from Farm Journal staff.
Financial incentives to Seaboard Triumph Foods have been restored by state economic development officials after an investigation found no evidence the Iowa pork plant abused or mistreated Micronesian workers.