IPPA Helps Fight Hunger in Illinois

I love articles that talk about acts of kindness, especially when it involves one of the industries I work with. Swine Web shared an uplifting announcement recently that I had to pass along.

The Illinois Pork Producers Association, otherwise known as IPPA, launched Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign in 2008. The goal was to help fight hunger in the state. They provide farmers with a system that allows them to donate pork to Illinois food banks. In 10 years, Pork Power campaign has provided food banks with more than 625,000 pounds of meat. This is enough for almost 2.4 million meals.

On May 22, 2018, the IPPA gave 5,000 pounds of ground pork to the Central Illinois Foodbank. This will be enough for more than 22,000 meals to those who are most in need in central and southern Illinois. Good job, IPPA! Your efforts are truly commendable. Read the full article here.

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Andy Chatterjee • Beef & Swine Recruiting Specialist

Beef & Swine Recruiting Specialist

Andy Chatterjee is a Talent Scout for Continental Search. He handles placements for the feed industry. He is currently undergoing training for this demanding position.

Andy was handling operations for Continental Search for 4 years before he was promoted to Talent Scout. His understanding of the business from the ground up will make him an ideal addition to the recruiting team. You can reach him at (302) 353-4065 ext. 571 or andy@consearch.com.

You should connect with Andy if you are a

  • Beef or Swine Nutritionist for a feed company or a supplier
  • Grad student (MS or Ph.D.) in swine or ruminant nutrition
  • Swine Veterinarian
  • Sales Manager for a feed manufacturer
  • Sales Rep for a feed supplier
  • Manager or Executive looking to recruit sales or technical professionals in ruminant nutrition
  • Live Production Manager, Director, or VP in pork production
  • R & D Manager
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