The History Of Foster Farms

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Foster Farms is a poultry company located in the West Coast of United States. Since the Year 1939, the company has been owned and operated privately by the Foster Family. Foster Farms Company offers wide array of chicken and turkey products that are said to be naturally and locally grown and are sold freshly in the markets. The company has its based located in Livingston, California and has operations all over the West Coast and several parts of East Coast.

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Max and Verda Foster are responsible for the establishment of the company in the year 1939. The two started with one thousand dollars invested in a farm located in Modesto, California wherein they raised turkeys. The first hatchery of the company was built next to the bedroom of the couple. It was done that way so that the eggs could get constant care. Max Foster’s office is built at the back porch. With the increasing demand in their business, Max decided to quit his job as a reporter and city editor of the Modesto Bee. During that time the couple decided to expand their poultry business and started to raised chickens and cattle.

In the year 1950, Foster Farms started to grow and acquired a new and a feed mill wherein the feed mill enable the company to have independence from outside feed contacts. And as of the year1959, the company was able to build its own processing plant in Livingston, California and a year after the couple decided to transfer the headquarters from Modesto to Livingston.

In the year 1969, the ownership of the company was transferred to Paul Foster who later on became the president of the Foster Farms. It was in the year of 1973 that the company was able to open a major distribution center in El Monte, California. In the year 1977, Thomas Foster take over the company as the president after his brother Paul died of heart attack.

The company’s successor George and Tom gave up their positions as the president and chief executive to a non-family member in the person of Robert Fox in the year 1992. Although they the two gave up their positions they still remain as a member of the company’s board. By the end of the year 1999, Foster Farms was able to produce more than 750 million pounds of poultry and became the second largest corn dog producer in the United States.

As of today, Ron Foster, the grandson of the founder Max and Verda Foster was the CEO of the company and oversees more than 10,000 employees of the Foster Farms Company.

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3 Benefits Eggs Give Us

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124 egg benefitsEggs are one of the most common foods in the world. They are known in every part of the globe. They can be eaten for any meal may it be for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even for a snack. Eggs can be included as an ingredient in many dishes and they can be cooked in a variety of methods. They are also foods which we can get a lot of benefits from. The following are some egg benefits that we can get from eating these round shaped foods.

 

1. Unique Taste and Ease of Preparation

There is no other food that will taste the same as an egg. An egg’s taste can also vary depending on the method in which it was cooked. It can be fried, boiled, scrambled or even grilled. It is incorporated in most dishes to add flavor. Also, eggs are available almost everywhere. They are one of the simplest and easiest foods to cook since the process will only take a few minutes to finish.

 

2. Health Benefits

Eggs are one of the healthiest foods that we can eat. They are good sources of vitamins and minerals which can help us absorb fats more efficiently and make our body organs function more effectively. They are also known for their high protein content. Eggs are proven to be good for our eyes for they keep us from acquiring certain eye conditions like cataracts and macular degeneration. They also lessen the risks of heart diseases and strokes. They are good for our appearance for they help in producing keratin and collagen that are known for making our hair healthier. Another health benefit of eggs is that they can make us happy by helping in the creation of dopamine, serotonin and other happiness hormones.

 

3. Other Uses

Eggs cannot only be eaten but can also be used for other purposes. When we were in school, we have learned that egg shells can serve as art materials. We made beautiful pictures, decorations and art objects using broken egg shells. Also, egg whites were long used as building materials because they can act as adhesives. Lastly, eggs are most often than not included in our parlor games such as egg relays whenever we have parties for occasions.

These are only some of the endless egg benefits that this food can give us. There are so much more that we have not thought of yet so we should take advantage of these egg benefits as much as we can.

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Health Benefits From Eating Chicken

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Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are. Foods are our basic sources of energy and essential nutrients. Exposing yourself to foods that are rich in fat, sodium and sugar can increase your risk in having diseases and other problematic health conditions. It also hinders you from living your life to the fullest as you are burdened with these kinds of problems.

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Our body will not function well if we are not conscious enough in eating the right kinds of food. In fact, it is by eating the wrong foods that one-third of the population in the US is obese, as reported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is crucial that you begin by eating healthy foods like chicken.

Including chicken in your diet provides you some of the most important nutrients that your body needs. It is packed with vitamins and minerals without the fats and cholesterol attributed with red meat. Here are some benefits of eating chicken.

 

Rich In Vitamins And Minerals

Chicken is known to be an excellent source of protein. In fact, people who are aiming to increase their bulk of muscles eat boiled chicken since most of the nutrients are stored if prepared in this manner. Its phosphorus and calcium content also help in strengthening our teeth and bones. Eating chicken is also highly recommended for those old people who have weak bones.

If you are also looking for something that reduces your risk of getting a heart disease, chicken helps in keeping your heart healthy. It contains Vitamin B6 that lowers your homocysteine level, one of the factors that cause cardiac arrest. Furthermore, its niacin content also decreases the cholesterol level in your body. It is also known to have traces of minerals that strengthens your immune system.

 

Increases Appetite

Chicken contains zinc, a mineral that helps in having a healthy appetite. If you are sick and lost the capability of tasting food, a bowl of hot chicken soup can help you regain it by improving your taste buds and appetite.

 

Decrease The Risk Of Arthritis.

As we grow older, the risk of having arthritis increases, too. Worry no more, because chicken is rich in selenium. Selenium is a mineral that cuts your risk of having arthritis as you approach the later stages of life. So while you are still young, you should already start eating chicken to avoid suffering from this kind of health condition.

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Your Guide to Healthy Chicken Diets

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034 Healthy chicken dietsAs we pace toward a health-conscious kind of society, we often see ourselves finding ways and means on how to stay fit and healthy. Aside from regular exercise, it is also very important to carefully pick and monitor the food that we eat. If we really are intent on living a healthy life, then we must stay away from foods that are known to be rich in cholesterol, saturated fats and calories.

Contrary to other people’s beliefs, choosing healthy foods is not as difficult as one think it is. With a little creativity and resourcefulness on the side, you might actually enjoy eating foods that are, not only, delicious and tasty but also good for your mind and body. One good way to start is by eating poultry. There are a lot of associated health benefits that come with including chicken in your diet. Chicken is, not only filled with essential vitamins and minerals like phosphorus, Vitamin B6 and Zinc, but also rich in protein yet low in calories and fat. Here are is an example of a recipe that can help you earn a head start in creating healthy chicken diets.

 

Roasted Lemon Chicken and Vegetables

This exotic Moroccan-inspired chicken diet recipe will surely captivate your taste buds. You can start preparing this meal by setting up the oven’s temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare the necessary ingredients by removing the seeds from two pieces of lemons and slicing the lemon peels into very small squares. After that, mix half of the pulp and rind in a small bowl together with a teaspoon of ground pepper and three-fourth teaspoon of salt. Put in a separate container the other remaining half of the lemon pulp and peel.

Next step is to make pockets and loosen the skin of the four-pound chicken breast and thighs of the poultry you bought. This is to help you marinade the skin and lean meat of the chicken breast using the lemon mixture you’ve prepared a while earlier. Dice two cups of carrots and celery and combine them with half a cup of onion then put them in a roasting pan or baking dish. Before you add a cup of chicken broth, sprinkle the vegetables with the lemon peel and pulp you’ve reserved. After that, put the chicken on top of them and tie the parsley together using a kitchen string. The rest of the parsley as well as the lemon peel should be put within the cavity of the chicken for extra flavor. Roast the chicken for one and a half to one and three-fourth hours inside the oven. After that, take it out of the oven and let it cool for fifteen minutes. Remove the parsley and slice the chicken. Serve it together with the lemon-tasting vegetables. This meal is good for an average of six servings.

Be resourceful and innovative when it comes to devising healthy chicken diets. Be careful on using products that are rich in cholesterol and fats like butter and oil. Use olive oil as much as possible. Enjoy and have fun in cooking while living healthy!

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Looking For Foster Farms Locations

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096 Foster farms locationsFoster Farm is one of the best suppliers of chicken and turkey around the world. They are known with their best chicken that they personally grow in their own farm. Foster Farm has proven their name in the market and because of the best quality of their chicken they have gain their fame and respect. Because of this, their popularity had increased over the years and up to these days they are still successfully operating and still delivering quality services and products around the world. But where can you find Foster Farm locations? There headquarters is located at California. They also have branches in Oregon, Washington, Alabama, Colorado, and Arkansas.

 

So, if you live within these places, you can have an access to Foster Farm. You can even visit their place and see what they are doing. If you want, you can also apply for a job in their company. You can check their official website to see the current opening job positions. Their website is regularly being updated to also give the latest updates information to their consumers. So, if you want to start a restaurant and you are looking for supplier for your chicken, you can go to Foster Farm and talk to the person in charge. Aside from fresh chicken and turkey, they also sell or produce cooked frozen chicken and turkey, fully cooked refrigerated chicken and turkey, individually frozen chicken, lunchmeats and franks, corn dogs, and chicken bakes. Now, if you also want to develop your knowledge about food and preparation of food for your food business, you can also go to their cooking school and enroll yourself.

 

Cooking school may include: preparing chicken, preparing turkey, kitchen safety, food safety, and family nutrition. Or, if you have any question regarding how the company operates, you can always to the “Poultry FAQs” page and there you will be able to get answers to the frequently ask questions by the people. Before you call Foster Farm for inquiries, I would suggest that you check their website first because it contains almost all the information that any consumers needs to know about the company and the products. The question that you might be asking is already in the FAQs page. So, take time to scan, browse, and check their website. But if you have other business to deal with, you can call them at their contact numbers which you can also see in their website.

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Marketing Your Business Through Business Ads

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001 business adsIf you are starting a business and you want to make it known to the market fast, you need to think of the best business ads that you can do to market your business. Most businesses are known because they have made their business known to the public through business ads. They have advertised their business through public networks like social media, print ads/ fliers, or through media. These three types of business ads are the ones that were proven to be very effective in marketing and publicly. This is also the only way that people would know that your business exists. Another way of marketing your business is through word of mouth from your friends and relatives and from their friends and relatives and so on… But now, let’s talk about how business ads could help your business make profit.

 

Social Network Sites

In this generation, social network sites are on the top of the list when it comes to publicity. Millions of people are online using their social network accounts everyday and they use this to communicate, update, and even use it for business. Many people have achieved success using social media sites because social media sites are open to public worldwide which means that not only people in your local area can see your account but worldwide. Through this, you might meet or know people that could help you and be interested with your business. That’s why if you still don’t have social media accounts, now is the right time to make one. If you want you can simply make one for your business if you are not comfortable posting your personal information publicly. So, make an account through Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Yahoo, My Space, and so on… And the best of this is it’s free!

 

Print Ads/Fliers

Now, in case you want to start locally with your business, what you can do is to make print ads like in tarpaulin or banners where people can see and read your business. For other people you can give away fliers. Try to ask someone or do it yourself to give away fliers and the best [lace would be on public places like malls, down town, and etc.

 

Media

If you have money and you can afford to pay, you can do business ads through media like in television and radio. But this could be expensive and optional. Maybe if you are already earning enough and want to expand your business in the future then you can do this.

Now, you see your options on how you can market your business without spending too much money and easily.

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Starting Your Own Chicken Farm In Your Own Backyard

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070 Chicken FarmsHave you ever raised your own chicken in your backyard? Before you start your own chicken farm, there are things that you first need to know and understand about raising a chicken. If you think that it’s that easy to start chicken farms, now is the time for you to know and experience it. Before you start your own chicken farm the very first thing that you need to have is space. If you have a good space in your backyard, that would be perfect to set up a small chicken farm. Second, you must know what type of chicken you will be raising. Third will be building a chicken house where your chickens will reside and to produce eggs that you can sell or consume. You also need to build fence that would serve as boundaries for your chicken so they won’t go far away.

Fourth, you need to know what to feed them and the vitamins or supplements that they need especially if they are still chicks. Fifth, you also need to learn how to help your chicken produce eggs, and how to make the eggs hatch. This is not an easy process because this may take your time and you should know how to count days when the eggs will hatch. Raising chicks is also another factor because they are so fragile that they are an easy target for predators like rats, snakes, illnesses, centipedes, fox (if they are present in your area), and other possible predators. You also need to decide how you want to raise your chicken between free-range chicken and caged chicken. But they say that free-range chicken are healthier and they also produced healthier eggs.

Another factor is the sanitation. You also need to learn how to collect and disposed the waste of your chicken, or you can collect and sell it as fertilizers. You also need to decide how many chickens you will be raising which will depend on the space you have. There are also benefits in having chicken farm because this will save you money from buying eggs, chicken meat, and you can even earn money from it. You can sell the eggs, chicken meat, and live chicken and chicks for those people who also want to start their own chicken farm. Lastly, you need to know where to buy your chicken that you will start to raise. You either have a friend who has a chicken farm or you can check the market.

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What Are Foster Imposter Commercials

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When it comes to selling poultry products like chicken and turkey, Foster Farms has made a name and reputation in the market. Let’s talk a little about Foster Farms how they have started and how long the company does is in operation. Foster Farms is a family-owned and operated company for four generations already. This company has started since 1939 and they have committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality best-tasting poultry products available in the market. This company has started small and they began to grow bigger and bigger each year until today that they have become the most trusted Poultry Company.

Now because the company has become big and trusted, of course many other competitors wants to compete with the company. But the Foster Farms is so smart that they have produce a commercial about their products that would help their consumers and other people understands more about the quality of Foster Farms products. You might see or heard about Foster Imposter Commercial where it is being led by two Foster Imposter Chickens. These are two chickens who always want to be a part of Foster Farms. They are the mascots of the Foster Farm Commercials, and they are one of the most well known commercial characters for a poultry company. But did you know that these two chickens don’t have any names? The commercial has started back in 1993 and humans never get tricked of buying Foster Imposter Chicken. However, there are also other commercials of Foster Farms that these chicken were not the star but the chickens are in the TV when the time Foster Farms poultry company won a Cilo Award for a 1988 commercial.

The chickens are from Arkansas, the place considered to be home of the chicken farms that have salt-water injected chickens. The two chicken characters have different voice actors to help differentiate one from the other. Would you like to know the characteristics of each chicken? Chicken 1 or the first chicken acts as the smarter chicken than chicken 2. His voice is deeper compared to the other chicken. But his looks are identical to the other chicken. One of the characters of chicken 1 is he gets angry when chicken 2 do something stupid or talks something stupid. Chicken 1 also has more dialogue compared to chicken 2.

Chicken 2 on the other hand, plays the role of a dumb chicken. He plays as the sidekick of chicken 1. His voice is slightly higher pitch. He normally ruins the plans of chicken 1.

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