NMPAN is a network and info hub for people and organizations who want small meat processors to thrive. We offer tools and information for small processors and the farmers, marketers, and meat buyers who depend on them. Learn more about NMPAN and NMPAN people.
Tools for planning a small processing business, cost calculation, plant design, and testing your plan’s feasibility.
Processing regulations, HACCP, food safety, and microbiology
Processing best practices, equipment, and keeping the wheels on every day
All aspects of going mobile: case studies, design and construction, financial models, regulatory considerations, and video.
Learn from the experts: focused sessions on practical issues and innovations. Profiles of innovative processors.
NMPAN-led research about current challenges and innovative solutions related to small-scale meat and poultry processing for local markets.
NMPAN state affiliates, support organizations, and processor listings.
NMPAN is part of eXtension, an initiative of the national land-grant university system, providing objective, research-based, credible information. Most links on our site will take you to our eXtension pages, marked with the eXtension logo.