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Business is booming for many small, local meat processors and butchers, as massive slaughterhouses face COVID crises

Posted On: 26 May 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Business is booming for many small, local meat processors and butchers, as massive slaughterhouses face COVID crises

Demand has increased at small meat processors and butchers, as the country's industrial-scale meatpacking facilities have become coronavirus hotspots and been forced to close or reduce their output.
The sudden demand for local butchers and meat processors arrives during a time when relatively few remain.
"I could run this thing around the clock. Feedlots in this country are full, and ranchers and feeders cannot find anywhere to get this stuff processed," Jacob Wingebach, owner of Sandhills Beef Company, said.
And Wingebach is hiring: "I'm offering the American Dream."
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Six years ago, Jacob Wingebach, a resident inspector for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, walked away from a lucrative career 20 years in the making and bought a meatpacking plant in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills.
"I had never cut a steak or killed an animal in my life," he said. "I was an idiot. I didn't know what I didn't know."
He had originally planned to offer grass-fed...

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