Beginner’s Guide to Local Meat Processing

Want to learn more about meat processing but aren’t sure where to start? Processing is an essential link in local meat supply chains, but it’s a complicated business. If you’re a livestock producer — or work with producers — and have questions or concerns about processing, you’ll benefit from NMPAN’s “Beginner’s Guide to Local Meat Processing” on the basics. And if you’re a processor already, you can use the short fact sheets below to educate others about your business.

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Our four short and easy-to-read fact sheets — free to download — cover:

Download and share them with clients, collaborators, regulators, and others who would benefit from a deeper understanding of local meat processing.

When you’re done with the Beginner’s Guide to Local Meat Processing and ready to take the next step, explore the NMPAN website to go deeper on operations, regulations, business planning, case studies, and other key aspects of local meats processing.