Meat and Poultry Industry News / Beef

BPI to resume operations in Garden City, Kansas facility

BPI has announced that it will start collecting fresh beef trimmings at its Garden City, Kansas location, with an anticipated start date of August 18th. The raw material collection is to support BPI’s current Dakota City, Nebraska production operations.

The Garden City facility, which was closed in 2012 after a consumer backlash against lean finely trimmed beef, will be operating two shifts of fresh beef trimmings collection to run in conjunction with Tyson’s production operations. There will also be a third shift for CIP (cleaning). BPI anticipates hiring 40 to 45 full-time employees.

“BPI continues to experience growth and remains confident this growth will continue. Although business conditions are not yet at the point where we can resume lean beef production operations in Garden City, this is certainly a step in the right direction.” said Craig Letch, BPI’s director of food quality & food safety. “As the global demand for quality lean beef continues to rise, BPI is ready to meet that demand by providing consumers high quality, wholesome, safe and nutritious lean beef, just as we have done for decades.”

For more information about employment opportunities contact BPI at 620-272-5533 or apply on-line at

Source: BPI

Recent Articles by Industry News

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries


Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

More Podcasts

National Provisioner


March 2015

The March 2015 issue of NP features: Ingredients: In search of the right spice; Packaging: Will solvent-based continuous printing expire?; and a new column, Get Real with Beef: Regionality brings out the best.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Independent Processor


February 2015

The February issue of IP features cover story: The great speckled bird. 

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Provisioner Store

The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

More Products


A complete reference guide to supplies. Go to NP's Sourcebook now to check out the latest and greatest in the meat and poultry processing business.


Facebook icon Twitter icon  YouTube iconLinkedIn icon google +


Provisioner Prime is a twice weekly electronic newsletter created by the editors of The National Provisioner. Provisioner Prime appears in your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday with a recap of the week's top news and trends. Provisioner Prime also offers you exclusive access to industry analysis, blogs, events, podcasts, videos, webinars and The National Provisioner feature articles. 

Sign up for Provisioner Prime HERE.