Tag Archives: Certified Angus Beef brand

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Record Breaking Quality

July 2017 Certified Angus Beef data held a pleasant surprise.

Confession: I’m not really a “numbers” gal. My friends and I often joke about me doing “journalist math” as I am definitely more blessed with an affinity for words over anything numeric. I do however, love when numbers tell a story. While most spreadsheets would make me yawn, a quick look at packer data for […]

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A chef without a restaurant

A cattleman without cattle, well is he a cattleman after all? How about a chef without a restaurant? Regardless of life’s circumstances, to know a rancher is to know there’s no shaking that title. I’d say the same is true of the apron wearers. I met Chef Eric Zizka in Nashville this year when he […]

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On the road, The Meat Market
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For the love of beef

A salesman’s job is easier if he likes what he sells. Ask Patrick Ambrosio what his favorite cut of beef is. The reply is so quick, if you’re not looking him straight in the eye you’ll miss seeing them light up. “Ribeye. Grilled, pan-fired, anything that’s a ribeye. The next day, even, it’s still good.” […]

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On the road, The Meat Market
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‘Making it’ as a meat cutter

“All of my mom’s prayers have been answered,” says Thomas Tangaro. He’s just steps from the meat case he proudly restocks each morning when he gets in at 5 a.m. I was on a bit of a working vacation when I dropped in mid-morning, the 36-year Foodland meat manager already halfway through his shift at […]

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Like father, (not necessarily) like son

I look young for my age. Always have, hopefully always will, so when it comes to spending time with most cattlemen, I naturally slip into the role of student. And it’s a good thing. There’s so much to learn, so many tales to tell. Listening does a life well, I say, particularly when you’re young. […]

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