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 and poultry 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.  If you need repacking, blast freezing, export support, consolidation, or even air or water tempering services, then we’re here to help.

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

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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.

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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

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Is there a weight limit or requirement for Americold’s boxing services?

We’re able to box typically-sized protein cuts of pork, beef, poultry, and other traditional proteins that come to us in combos weighing 1000-2000lbs.  Generally the combo packaging itself won’t support higher weights without becoming damaged during transportation, and should a combo arrive damaged then we must reject it.  Should you have outsized or overweight requests then simply contact us and we will find a solution.

What Americold locations can be serviced by rail?

Americold has rail connections to and from many of its sites.  Visit our Facilities page and select Rail Connection from the category filter to view them.

Does Americold offer blast freezing services?

Absolutely! Visit our Facilities page and use the map filters to select the Blast Freezing category to see all of the locations we offer blast freezing services.  If you want to narrow your search to facilities offering the full range of Americold Farmers protein processing services, then just select the Americold Farmers category.

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