NARA and FPRF’s Senior Vice President of Scientific Services, Dr. David Meeker, has been presented with the prestigious Tallow Master Award in appreciation of his distinguished service and outstanding contributions to the American rendering industry. The award was presented at the Pacific Coast Renderers Association annual meeting in Laguna Niguel, California, earlier this month. In his acceptance of the award, Meeker said, “Working for renderers has been the best job of my career.
Are you interested in learning more about rendering and how it’s connected to sustainability, reduced food waste and biofuels? Are you in the rendering industry and looking for news and information about the industry, or want to learn more about the North American Renderers Association? Recently our website got a big makeover, and in today’s blog we want to give you a tour of NARA.org and go over some pages you may find
From the perspective of NARA’s newest staff member, Communications Director Anna Wilkinson When I started work at NARA nearly two years ago, I was struck by the scant amount of information publicly available about rendering when I searched for it. Yes, our association had an informative website with educational resourcces on rendering specifically, but a general, online search of “rendering” yielded every definition except the one that explains what we do. Top results were
When you think of Earth Day you probably think of #Sustainabilty, right? But do you think of rendering? In honor of April as Earth Month and the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay, we invite you to learn why rendering is one of the most sustainable practices to avoid food waste and recycle leftovers into fresh ingredients for new products. First, let’s begin with a definition of rendering. Render, from the French verb rendre, meaning “to give