Food

Ferndale Market

Idea to reality: Develop gourmet, fresh turkey sausages to expand Ferndale Market’s line of turkey products. AURI’s role: AURI provided formulations, nutritional paneling and labeling. AURI staff also helped identify appropriate processors and worked with the processors to develop specifications for each new product. Outcomes: Three different turkey sausage formulations were successfully developed and are currently marketed to numerous retail stores across the state as well as at Ferndale’s on-farm… Read More »Ferndale Market

State of Minnesota small meat processing industry

This study was initiated to determine the needs of the meat processing industry in Minnesota. Project outcomes: The findings are intended to be informative of the needs and priorities of small meat processors to determine targeted services and funding opportunities.