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