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Overcoming the Challenges to Local Meat and Poultry Processing

Overcoming the Challenges to Local Meat and Poultry Processing

In June 2013, the Economic Research Service (ERS) published a report titled Local Meat and Poultry Processing: The Importance of Business Commitments for Long-Term Viability, which explores the issue of appropriately scaled processing facilities for efficiency in local meat supply chains. Some of the factors the can make or break a local meat business are distance to processing facility, reliability and being able to fulfill customer specifications.

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