Aberdeen plant processing Certified Angus Beef
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
In the heart of South Dakota—a state ranked fourth in yearly Angus registrations, where all cattle outnumber people four to one—there’s been a bit of a desert for marketers of high-quality fed cattle.
Many finished animals are still shipped to neighboring states for processing, but DemKota Ranch Beef, a packing plant in Aberdeen, S.D., is looking to keep a higher percentage of them close to home.
Recently signing on as the first and only plant in the state to license with the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand, it produced the official first pound for the brand April 2.