Protein Processing
& Packaging Services

With locations in every protein harvesting and processing region, we offer customized solutions to support your temperature-controlled supply chain.

Our Protein Processing Capabilities

Our strategically located facilities are dedicated to customized meat processing and packaging, providing you with the flexibility and expertise to bring meat products to market.

Americold’s Farmers’ Produce facilities, located in Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, and Texas, are purpose-built to ensure an unbroken cold chain and strict adherence to industry best practices.

Committed to
Your Success

Some of the biggest names in the industry trust Americold because of our commitment to excellence and our focus on their success.

Americold's USDA Approved Protein Processing

Located in all of the major protein harvesting centers, Americold’s protein processing facilities offer a full range of value-added services to prepare, pack, box, freeze, store, and distribute proteins throughout our network or directly to your customers.

Protein Processing Services

Foiling and Netting Meat Packaging

Foiling and netting

Complete point-of-sale packaging and consolidate orders at one of our Farmers’ Produce facilities for more convenient and efficient handling at retail stores – we can foil, net, and price tag meat cuts per your instructions.
Air and Water Tempering Services

Air and water tempering

Seal in your product’s nutrients for longer by storing it in one of our frozen environments, then bring the product up to a predetermined temperature using air tempering, or more quickly using water tempering.
Meat Boxing Services

Meat Boxing

We can receive meat combos and pack or box for blast freezing and storage within our Farmers’ Produce facilities or prepare for further distribution as per your instructions.


Protein Proves Popular

Total meat consumption per capita in the United States has steadily increased over the past five decades, while chicken consumption has more than doubled, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Frequently asked questions

How do you ensure protein safety?

Our facilities have specifically designed, purpose-built processing rooms under the inspection of the USDA. We undergo third-party food safety audits to comply with Global Food Safety Initiative Standards. Finally, we have USDA Quality Assurance staff on-site to administer and validate our Sanitary Standards Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and HACCP.

Can you perform mixed-SKU order picking?

We can pick eaches, cases, or layers so you can mix SKUs and maximize pallet utilization. We can even load pallets in store-required order for ease of unpacking at the destination.

What value adding meat fabrication and packaging services do you offer?

Americold meat processing value-adding services include: Metal Detection; Boning and Trimming; Foreign Material Inspection; Special Component Packaging; Heat Sealing; QA/QC Monitoring; and more.


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