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To provide our listenership authentic and genuine successful real stories happening in the U.S. Meat Industry nowadays, we travel to the heart of the Midwest to discover Hertzog Meat Co.

This USDA inspected small meat plant, located in Butler, Missouri, opened in 2021 and is proudly providing high-quality American in the Kansas City area. We sat down with Todd Hertzog, owner of Hertzog Meat Co, to ask him how they entered the meat industry market regionally.

Todd gives good insights and recommendations to other fellow beef producers seeking to open a new meat processing plant. He also points out the importance of finding the right support and resourceful team leaders in the current meat market.

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