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AMIF Partners with NAMP on “Center of the Plate Training” Course at Colorado State University

Thursday, July 10, 2008

(American Meat Institute)

The American Meat Institute Foundation is partnering with the North American Meat Processors Association (NAMP) to offer AMI members “Center of the Plate Training," Aug. 5 - 7 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.


AMI members are encouraged to register now, as the early registration discount ends Tuesday, July 15.


The AMI/NAMP “Center of the Plate Training” course provides a first-hand look at how carcasses are converted into portioned items commonly traded in foodservice, restaurant, and retail businesses.


Participants will learn:


The three-day course covers all the major center of the plate protein items: beef, veal, lamb, pork, and poultry and is co-sponsored by The Beef Checkoff, The Pork Checkoff, America’s Pork Producers, and The Lamb Checkoff. 


Course presentations will be made primarily by Steve Olson, Meat Marketing Specialist at USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).


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