Teaching Materials

Where's The Beef? A Guide for Those Considering Buying Beef in Bulk

Local food is a huge movement right now, for many positive reasons.  Because of this, more and more people are exploring the option of buying beef in bulk - that is by the whole or half, rather than purchasing retail at the grocery store.  But is this the best option for everyone?  What are things that potential customers need to consider?

Are you a customer considering buying beef in bulk, but need more information?

Or, are you a beef producer who sells beef and are looking for an easy way to provide some information to your potential customers?

Or, are you a processing plant who is trying to help your customers?

Then this fact sheet may help!

This fact sheet walks through some of the pros and cons to buying beef in bulk, versus wholesale or retail.  In addition, it addresses approximately how much beef a customer should expect if they purchase a whole or half a beef, what they will need to do, how much freezer space they will need, and other factors they should consider.

You are welcome to download this and share as you see fit!

To download a PDF, click here.

Monday, February 20, 2017