Chicken

Meat Industry

Why the Next Technological Revolution in Alternative Meat Is Chicken

By investing more research and development into plant-based chicken products, it may not be long before consumers are squawking for more of them.

Tyson Is Misleading Customers With Its New '100 Percent Plant-Based' Nuggets

There is too much at stake for anything containing animal products to co-opt the plant-based label and all the good it stands for.

Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next Few Years

Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.

KFC Is Launching Its First-Ever Vegan Fried 'Chicken' Burger

The 'Imposter Burger' is made from meat substitute and is coated in the Colonel's Original Recipe herbs and spices.

Gobbling Down The Meaty Pie

In the unorganized set up of the industry, dominated by local market mom-and-pop butcher shops and traders, quality is never an issue.

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The U.S. chicken industry is a multibillion dollar market that includes manufacturing and sales of poultry. Chicken is a popular focus for fast-food chains because it is relatively inexpensive and can be fried quickly and easily. Tyson Foods is the largest chicken producer in the country, and the three largest chicken franchises are Chick-Fil-A, KFC and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.