News Releases and Statements

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt,
National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227,
srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

or
Jennifer Zuckerman,
Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135,
jzuckerman@devine-pearson.com

Culinary aficionados can learn about cooking with turkey by visiting America’s Test Kitchen’s (ATK) Web site at AmericasTestKitchen.com. NTF is part of a new online video series called TV OnDemand. Visitors to the ATK Web site can see a 15-second video showcasing NTF’s vast library of food...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

Turkey cuts and products are proving to have a year-round presence with increased visibility in the retail and foodservice categories, as shown in the National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) 2007 Marketplace Survey. Ground turkey saw the most significant growth with more than 403 million pounds sold in 2007, up from almost 365 million pounds, resulting in a 10 percent increase from 2005, the last time the survey was conducted.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, arichards@turkeyfed.org Consumers are finding that the gas pump isn’t the only place to watch prices rise and their wallets empty. Increased grocery prices provide an additional challenge to families with grumbling stomachs to feed. To help consumers in making economical, healthy choices at the grocery store, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) has added shopping and cooking tips to their Web site, www.EatTurkey.com, including easy modifications that can save both time and money. “... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135, jzuckerman@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented Jimmy John’s with its Sixth Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. The award honors this fast food...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135, jzuckerman@devine-pearson.com
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented Perkins and Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery with its Sixth Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. The award recognizes these casual/family style restaurants for its innovation and...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, arichards@turkeyfed.org Turkey isn’t just for Thanksgiving anymore. It may surprise you, but June is officially Turkey Lovers’ Month. With summer grilling getting into high gear, what better way to celebrate summer and one of America’s favorite birds than by cooking turkey in the great outdoors. With the growing number of turkey cuts available in grocery stores, it’s easier than ever to take turkey to the grill. Turkey tenderloins, steaks, boneless breasts, ground turkey and drumsticks... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

Attribute to NTF President Joel Brandenberger The National Turkey Federation (NTF) and its members commend Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, for introducing legislation to freeze the corn-based ethanol mandate at 9 billion gallons for 2008. If passed, Sen. Hutchison’s action would allow for badly needed adjustments in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). While even stronger measurers ultimately will be needed, this legislation represents an important first step in making needed adjustments to our nation’s renewable fuels policy. NTF supports all legislative and regulatory...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Look for multiple turkey entrée presentations and take-away holiday dinners to be highlighted this Thanksgiving this year.

For nine years, the Thanksgiving feast at Mike Ditka's downtown Chicago restaurant has offered holiday guests a choice of turkey entrees, including traditional Oven Roasted Turkey, Deep-Fried Turkey and imported New Orleans Turducken. Executive Chef Tom Kenny oversees the preparation for all entrees, as well as the accompaniments, such as flavorful side dishes of Balsamic Flavored Yams and Bread Stuffing with turkey stock and fresh herbs. Dessert offerings include a...

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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

This month the National Turkey Federation (NTF) celebrates the great versatility of turkey that is exhibited by “Turkey Trendsetter” Chef-Owner Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo restaurant in Chicago, IL. Every three...

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