Whether it’s a cow, or pig, or goat or lamb or deer, butchers need to know how to get the best cuts, to the point that it becomes second nature. Working on an alligator carcass is a whole different animal — literally.
The success of Foster Farms' ambitious journey to category and industry leadership and overall excellence has earned the company the distinction of being named The National Provisioner’s 2016 Processor of the Year.
Reno, Nev.-based Sierra Meat & Seafood looks to build upon its legacy businesses and bring specialty meats to a wider audience, but on a growth curve that doesn’t outrun its ability to offer high-quality products.
Mountain States Rosen accepted a rare opportunity to purchase JBS USA’s Greeley, Colo., lamb-processing facility — a move that improves its story of vertical integration and gives it the flexibility to expand its distribution and advance lamb further into the specialty-protein market.
Where lamb processing is concerned, the team at Mountain States Rosen (MSR) believed it needed to put itself in a better position to take care of its cooperative producer members and deliver lamb product to its customers.