by fred wilkinson
“Go big, or go home,” the old saying goes, and at Greater Omaha Packing they’re definitely going big. The beef processor is currently underway with an ambitious facility expansion in its hometown of Omaha. Among the goals of the project is responding to its customers’ demands for ground beef products. According to recent IRI retail sales data, sales for grinds generated $1.4 billion during October 2022, and 84% of dollars and pounds were due to sales of ground beef products. Check out our Processor Profile and find out what else Greater Omaha Packing has in store with its expansion plans.
Also, make sure to take a look at our profile of Country Meat Shop in our Independent Processor section. The Missouri-based company’s distinctive red barn-looking building houses an operation that has claimed more than 150 state and national awards for its meat products.