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November 19, 2012

Epicurious Names Bell & Evans Fresh Turkey “Top Pick”

Source: Epicurious has named Bell & Evans fresh turkey as its top pick in their taste test of supermarket turkeys: Fresh Bell & Evans Turkey Weight: 13 lbs. (2.99 per lb.) Average rank: 3 ½ forks Pros: This free-range turkey was the highest ranking of the bunch, winning our Epi Top Pick. “It actually tastes like turkey,” said...

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November 1, 2012

Bell & Evans Premium Turkeys Available for the Holidays

FREDERICKSBURG, PA – November 6, 2012 – More than 50 million American families will sit down to a traditional turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. Bell & Evans, retailers of The Excellent Turkey™, offers excellent tips on choosing the right turkey – and the best recipe – for your Thanksgiving dinner. “Bell & Evans turkeys give you...

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September 25, 2012

Bell & Evans Supports Local Farmers Through 2012 Farm Aid Sponsorship

Fredericksburg, PA – September 25, 2012 — Bell & Evans brought its staunch support of family farms to Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday as the only local sponsor of this year’s Farm Aid concert. This year marked Farm Aid’s 27th year supporting family farms. The event drew more than 30,000 spectators from across the northeast. Bell &...

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September 20, 2012

Bell & Evans Air Chilled Premium Fresh Chicken Rated #1 By Cook’s Illustrated Magazine Taste Test

Source: Cook’s Illustrated Bell & Evans Air Chilled Premium Fresh Chicken earned Cook’s Illustrated’s highest recommendation in a national taste test published in the September/October edition. Named the best-tasting whole chicken east of the Rocky Mountains, Bell & Evans Air Chilled Whole Chicken surpassed a host of other nationally known poultry producers. “Thanks to almost three hours of...

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May 4, 2012

A Step Forward in Chicken Welfare (Whole Foods)

Family-owned premium poultry processor Bell & Evans has remained at the front of its industry’s flock by prioritizing high quality from all angles—from its antibiotic-free chicken to the materials and processes within its facilities.

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April 17, 2012

Bell & Evans Response to a recent NY Times E. Coli/Fecal Contamination Article

As you are likely aware, a recent NY Times article published on April 11, 2012, by Stephanie Strom, titled “48% of Chicken in Small Sample Has E. Coli” has brought into question the industry best practices for assuring the food safety of poultry in the consumers retail food supply. Again, like “pink slime” in beef, it’s...

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April 15, 2012

Dark Meat Getting a Leg Up on Boring Boneless Breast

Source: Wall Street Journal By Marshall Eckblad Poultry companies that spent decades breeding top-heavy birds to satisfy America’s craving for chicken breasts are hunting for solutions as consumers cluck for more dark meat. Demand for legs and thigh cuts is climbing as diners tire of white meat and TV cooking shows tout dark meat’s richer...

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February 7, 2012

Bell & Evans sets the new standard for a lifetime of humane animal welfare.

FREDERICKSBURG, PA – February 7, 2012  – In the October 21, 2010 New York Times article, New Way to Help Chickens Cross to Other Side,  William Neuman outlined how Bell & Evans’ new slow induction anesthesia (SIA) would be a more humane, low-stress system that gently puts the birds to sleep before they are processed. SIA successfully went...

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January 20, 2012

Bell & Evans Wins Frozen Wings Cook-Off

Source: In a frozen wing cook-off, Bell & Evans Buffalo Style Chicken Wings won the blind challenge for best tasting and with only 350 mg of sodium per serving, was also most nutritious! Bon Appetit taste testers thought the wings “actually tastes like chicken” and they “could pass for not frozen, has a nice...

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January 14, 2012

Bell & Evans Buffalo Style Wings Chosen One of 14 Winning Super Bowl Snacks

Source: Bell & Evans Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Wings were chosen one fo the 14 winning Super Bowl snacks by   Real Simple felt the wings has just the right amount of ‘heat, crunch and zesty sauce.’ They also liked that the wings were microwaveable and ready in just 5 minutes. Steamfast...

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