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Traceable to place of birth

The Open Prairie® Natural* Meats brand teams offers full traceability and third-party verification of our process to bring fresh pork and Angus beef to our customers.


Working closely with our independent partners throughout the supply chain, we ensure products never lose brand integrity and are traceable throughout the production process using:

  • • Strict specifications
    • Maintained records
    • Unique identification

  • DNA TraceBack® technology

      with our beef
    • Independent verification


Consistently delicious Never Ever pork & beef

Making sure every bite is as wholesome as the last requires the highest standards in quality control and consistency.


Open Prairie Natural Pork and Angus Beef are exclusively produced at facilities in Waterloo, Iowa and Lexington, Nebraska. Each protein is crafted by a single workforce at each location, ensuring a consistent product you can depend on.

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Rancher videos

Meet our family of ranchers who bring delicious, Never Ever Open Prairie Natural Meats to your customer’ table.

Rancher Story - Shepperd Feeding Co.

Open Prairie® Natural* Angus beef team shares the story of Shepperd Feeding Co., an independent ranch raising cattle for natural consumers.

*Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients

Rancher Story - Golden West Cattle Company

Open Prairie® Natural* Angus beef team shares the story of Golden West Cattle Company, an independent ranch raising cattle for natural consumers.

*Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients

Rancher Story - Cross Four Ranch

Open Prairie® Natural* Angus beef team shares the story of Cross Four Ranch, an independent ranch raising cattle for natural consumers.

*Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients


Responsible protein production

Throughout our entire supply chain, we strive for essential elements of responsible food production. This includes humane harvesting, proper animal handling and good animal well-being practices.

The seven principles of our animal well-being policy:

 

1.  Responsible animal care protocols


2. Training & evaluation


3. Identification & traceability


4. Animal health & well-being


5. Feeding practices


6. Record verification


7. Transportation & harvest facility programs

Animal Well-Being Mark

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It’s natural to have questions — contact us.

*Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients. DNA TraceBack is a registered trademark of IdentiGEN North America, Inc.