News Releases and Statements

National Turkey Federation's most current news releases are listed first on this page.  
For prior years, visit the News Archives.

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Email NTF’s Communications Department or call us at 202.898.1000.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, National Chicken Council,

National Turkey Federation, United Egg Producers

The U.S. poultry and egg industry strongly supports the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, which became effective on March 15, and applauds the work of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in concluding the agreement.

The U.S.-Korea FTA will greatly improve market access for U.S. poultry and egg exports to South Korea, mostly by reducing and eliminating import duties. In 2011, Korea imported nearly $143...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

According to new foodservice operator research, 57 percent of the foodservice operators include turkey on their menu and more than a third of the operators who aren't serving turkey, plan to include it within the year.

The growing interest in turkey...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) named Executive Chef Kevin Cronin of Dusty's Wine Bar in Okemos, Mich., its second "Turkey Trendsetter," in a series that highlights exceptional foodservice operators for their leadership in menuing turkey.

Chef...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

Chef Carlos Garcia and Proprietor Michael Mormando of La Strada Ristorante in Chicago, Ill., won the 2005 National Turkey Federation's Turkey Trendsetter Recipe Contest with their Turkey Breast alla Strada entrée. Claiming second and third prize were...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

Looking for the rustic romance foods of Spain or curry-infused dishes from Asia without having to stamp your passport? International cuisine has inspired U.S. food operators to explore the many ingredients, spices and flavors used by their culinary...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

National Sandwich Month is approaching and it is no surprise that turkey continues to be the most popular sandwich meat among consumers in the United States. According to the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association, turkey deli and breast meat are...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Kathleen Donlin, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 107 kdonlin@devine-pearson.com

With the cool days and nights quickly approaching, EatTurkey.com presents chefs and operators with an impressive list of salad menu applications that complement this year's essential fall ingredients. These autumn greens feature turkey, a fall season...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) will showcase its third "Turkey Trendsetter," Robert Merrifield, proprietor chef at Polo Grill in Tulsa, Okla. The series highlights exceptional foodservice operators who are influential with their success and...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

August 2005 - As more and more Americans eat holiday meals in restaurants and purchase ready-to-eat foods, restaurants will be busier than ever this holiday season. In fact, Thanksgiving Day is one of the top five busiest days for culinary...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

Everywhere you turn, the buzz is about healthy eating. Some foodservice operations have responded to Americans' concerns by increasing the healthy options on their menu. Others are trying to find the appropriate balance between flavor and healthy items....

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