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GNP Company Safety and Health Programs Recognized Nationally
Wisconsin Facility Honored by Joint Industry Poultry Safety & Health Council St. Cloud, Minn. (October 5, 2016)—GNP Company®, the Midwest’s leading chicken producer of the Gold’n Plump® and Just BARE®chicken brands, was nationally recognized by the Joint Poultry Industry Safety & Health Council for its exemplary team member safety program. Arcadia team members were honored […]
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New Gold’n Plump® Chicken Meatballs and Sliced Sausages Offer a Bold, Clean, Fusion of Traditional and Trendy
Made of 100 percent coarse-ground, quality, boneless skinless chicken thigh meat raised with no-antibiotics–ever, these new products are fully cooked, easy to prepare, and made with real ingredients that blend home-style and artisan flavors. St. Cloud, Minn. (September 19, 2016) — Gold’n Plump®, the flagship brand of the Midwest’s leading chicken producer GNP Company®, is adding […]
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New Gold’n Plump® Shakers™ Breast Strip Kits Give Retailers a Fresh Take on Ready-to-Cook Chicken Nuggets
Made of fresh, 100 percent boneless skinless chicken breast meat raised with No Antibiotics–Ever and clean, simple ingredients, the line offers convenient, made-from-scratch quality in five exciting, bold flavors. St. Cloud, Minn. (August 10, 2016) — Gold’n Plump®, the flagship brand of the Midwest’s leading chicken producer GNP Company®, is adding a new line of fresh, […]
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GNP Company Product Recall Includes NO Gold’n Plump Chicken Sold in Grocery Meat Case or Deli; One Just BARE Whole Chicken Product
GNP Company recall limited mostly to branded bulk and custom foodservice products, and one retail item.  St. Cloud, Minn. (June 19, 2016) — GNP Company, a provider of premium natural chicken in the Upper Midwest and parent company of the Just BARE and Gold’n Plump brands, has recalled 55,608 pounds of chicken. Contrary to initial reports, only […]
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GNP Company® Presented 2016 Hunger Hero Award by Second Harvest Heartland
St. Cloud, Minn. (April 1, 2016) — GNP Company®, the Midwest’s leading chicken producer of the Gold’n Plump® and Just BARE®chicken brands, has been named a 2016 Hunger Hero Food Award recipient by Second Harvest Heartland in a ceremony held on March 31 at Second Harvest Heartland’s Golden Valley, Minn. headquarters. The Hunger Hero Award, now […]
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GNP Company® Announces Flagship Chicken Brand, Gold’n Plump®, to add “No Antibiotics–Ever” and Humane Certified Attributes
First added to the brand’s All Natural line, with ALL Gold’n Plump products to include both attributes by 2019. Contact: Jody Clubb, 320-240-6291,  Leila Hirsch, 612-337-0087, St. Cloud, Minn. (February 16, 2016) — GNP Company®, the Midwest’s leading provider of premium natural chicken, announced today that it will be adding two new attributes to […]
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Maschhoff Family Foods Announces Leadership Changes
Effective September 8, 2015, this new structure leverages the strengths of existing leadership and brings significant new industry talent to the organization. St. Louis, MO (August 4, 2015) — Maschhoff Family Foods, the holding company of The Maschhoffs, LLC ( and GNP Company™ (, announced today that Jason Logsdon, CEO of Maschhoff Family Foods, will […]
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GNP Company® Makes Large Holiday Donation to Second Harvest Heartland
Christina Milanowski 612-337-0087, More Than 60,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Given to Local Food Bank St. Cloud, Minn. (Dec. 3, 2014)——GNP Company®, the Midwest’s leading chicken producer of the Gold’n Plump® and Just BARE® chicken brands, donated 61,000 pounds of chicken to Second Harvest Heartland, the area’s largest hunger-relief organization working to alleviate hunger in […]
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Minnesota 4-H’ers to Compete in Fifth Annual Poultry Prince and Princess Contest
Minnesota 4-H and Gold’n Plump® offer $1,000 scholarships  Contact: Leila Hirsch, Maccabee Public Relations, 612-337-0087, Wendy Huckaby, University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, (612) 624-4333, MINNEAPOLIS (August 14, 2014) — Minnesota 4-H poultry participants will display their superior knowledge of America’s favorite protein, chicken, during the fifth-annual Poultry Prince and Princess […]
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GNP Company CEO Michael Helgeson Announces Plans to Retire
Steve Jurek, Current Executive VP of Operations and Administration, to Assume Top Leadership Position St. Cloud, Minn. (August 12, 2014) —— GNP Company™, the Midwest’s leading producer of natural chicken under the Just BARE®, Gold’n Plump® and Sunny Roost® brand labels, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Michael Helgeson, a third-generation leader, has set […]
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