A dedicated true Center-of-the-Plate Specialist™ with exclusive partnerships alongside some of the most respected and progressive brands in the marketplace – Certified Angus Beef®, Niman Ranch® and Organic Ocean® Seafood — we deliver inspiration, expertise, choice, and possibility across multiple protein categories, for foodservice and retail channels.
CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF®
Angus is everywhere these days. Over the last couple of decades, it’s even become a bit of a buzzword. It’s true. Angus beef is good. But the Certified Angus Beef ® brand? It’s on an entirely different level. The Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original and best Angus brand available. It’s a cut above Canada Prime, AAA and AA. Ten exacting quality standards — including abundant marbling, ensure every bite is exceptionally flavorful, incredibly tender and naturally juicy. Reliably. Every time. Certified Angus Beef LLC is non-profit, supporting and representing over 30,000 ranchers across Canada and the US. It is the largest premium beef program in the world, and is #1 in consumer recognition.
Niman Ranch® raises livestock traditionally, humanely and sustainably to bring you the finest tasting meat in the world. Working with one of the largest networks of small, independent family farmers and ranchers – over 720 and growing – leading the industry in sustainable and humane agricultural practices, using traditional, humane husbandry methods and given wholesome all-natural vegetarian feeds with no added hormones or antibiotics – ever. With raising protocols developed with the help of animal welfare expert Dr. Temple Grandin, Niman Ranch are some of the strictest in the industry. Their farmers and ranchers’ passion for their craft, dedication to their animals and respect for the land can truly be tasted in the finished product.
ORGANIC OCEAN® SEAFOOD
Delivering the finest wild harvested, sustainably cultured and hand-selected seafood to the world’s top chefs, Organic Ocean® Seafood are independent West Coast fishers who felt a balance had to be struck between their traditional way of life and the impact on the fisheries. By adopting sustainable and environmentally responsible harvesting practices, they provide the finest seafood to those who care about what they eat. Their fish and shellfish have gained an international following of chefs who have found that they have elevated their clientele’s culinary experience by making environmentally friendly seafood choices and selecting sustainable options and the finest ingredients for their menus.