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"Meat the Press" is the Official Publication of the Colorado Association of Meat Processors. See our newsletter issues below!

2018 Joint Convention of the Wyoming and Colorado Meat Processors Associations

Buffalo, WY - April 5th-7th, 2018!

On behalf of the Wyoming Meat Processors Association and the Colorado Association of Meat Processors, we would like to invite you to attend the Hands Across the Rockies Meat Processors Convention during April 5th – 7th in Buffalo, Wyoming. Our convention will feature processing demonstrations and key speakers to benefit meat processors across Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. Numerous supply companies are invited to attend, showcasing their processing equipment, spices, packaging materials or other supplies. Many other events are scheduled during convention. Please see the registration information below for the full schedule. We are looking forward to seeing you in Buffalo!

2017 Best of Show Winner Darren Sydow from Hudson Lockers

2017 Sharpest Cleaver Award Dave Satterwhite from Brother's Custom Processing















2018 Hands Across the Rockies Convention Registration



To Become a Member or to Renew Membership for Convention, Please Complete our Processor or Supplier Membership Forms!

Or Use the Forms Below to Mail-in Convention Registration

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Our Member Highlights

Holy Cow Packing Plant

Holy Cow Packing Plant is owned and operated by Kim and Waynetta Antonelli in Silt, Colorado. Their business is a meat processing facility that processes beef, pork, lamb and all wild game species. Originally, the business started in 1982 as a federally inspected facility. Over the years they have transitioned to a custom exempt business. Initially they started as a part-time business with Kim doing all of the cutting and Waynetta doing the wrapping. As the business has grown over the years, they have expanded to 3 full time and 2 part-time employees year-round, and up to 7 employees during the peak season.

Currently, they offer 25 fresh sausage, 6 snack stick, and 15 bratwurst varieties. Following the American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) Convention every year, they try to offer a new snack stick and fresh sausage variety for their customers. Kim and Waynetta are members of the Colorado Association of Meat Processors and AAMP. Kim is currently serving as the Vice President of the Colorado Association of Meat Processors. Additionally, Kim and Waynetta are extremely involved in their community, participating in numerous charity events every year. They are located at 964 County Road 229, Silt, Colorado 81652, and can be reached at 970-876-2602. Visit their website or check out their Facebook page!

2017 Cured Meats Contest Entries























Colorado Department of Agriculture
Inspection & Consumer Services Division
2331 W 31st Ave
Denver, CO  80211-3859
Phone:  303-477-0293
Fax:  303-480-9236
Email: steve.blunt@state.co.us