To develop meat cutters and produce merchandisers with the skill to help independents differentiate themselves, Affiliated Foods, Amarillo, Texas, has developed a new series of training programs to enable employees at member companies to gain the know-how they need. The five-day, 40-hour programs involve classroom instruction, including handling and sanitation, plus hands-on training, with the emphasis in the meat curriculum on proper cutting and merchandising techniques and the emphasis in …