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Ground Beef Program

A Solution for Every Need

Internally Sourced Raw Material

National Beef® maintains strict specifications and quality control by primarily sourcing raw ground beef material from within our own facility.

Our State-of-the-Art Technology

Our technology-driven processing maintains consistency from start to finish for a reliable product every time.

  • Foodscan Meat Analyzer for consistent lean content
  • Automated blend times to eliminate overworked product
  • High-speed K-pack systems for consistent quality and extended shelf life
  • Temperature control of 36°F or less for improved food safety
Packaging Options Fit Any Need

Expansive product offerings and innovative packaging formats satisfy any ground beef need.

Ground Beef Packaging Options:
  • Overwrap & Lidded
  • Patties
  • Chubs
  • Bricks

Ground Beef Packaging

Find flexible and comprehensive product offerings with innovative packaging formats to meet the needs of your operation.

Food Service Patties

National Beef® is a reliable partner who combines convenience with a quality and safe patty. Fresh ground beef patties are superior in taste, texture and cooking performance. Our state-of-the-art processing and food safety system exceed global industry standards. Our forming process ensures patties hold shape during the cooking process, guaranteeing a superior texture and delicious eating experience.

Our expert packaging stacks paper between each patty layer and a vacuum-sealing system ensures product integrity and prolonged shelf life.

Expand your product mix with our extensive high-quality offering:

  • Three different patty shapes (Round, Home style and Round-wide)
  • Multiple patty weights
  • Several lean points and primal source options
  • Variety of Angus, Hereford and Natural programs
  • 24-day shelf life

Consumer Ready Overwrap and Lidded Trays

Expand your ground beef offering and deliver the quality and convenience your customers demand with National Beef’s Overwrap and Lidded Consumer Ready Ground Beef. The extended shelf life of this fresh, never frozen program allows you to expand your product mix while delivering the quality and convenience your customers expect. Trust National Beef’s Consumer Ready Ground Beef Overwrap and Lidded Trays to help you maintain a well-stocked meat case with profitable ground beef items, while easing the burden of compliance and food safety concerns.

The advantages of the offering:

  • Paper layers separate each patty
  • Available in low-oxygen format: 12-15-day shelf life in mother bag plus 3-4 days in the meat case
  • Several lean points and primal grinds

Retail Ready Chubs, Bricks and Patties

Every need is different but everyone deserves a high quality and consistent product. At National Beef, we offer a ground beef program that delivers confidence in every box, every day, along with the product mix and variety you need to build a winning case.

National Beef’s Retail Ready Chubs Make the Difference:

  • 1-lb 3-lb and 5-lb Chub sizes
  • 20-day shelf life improves inventory control
  • Multiple lean points and primal grinds available
  • Multiple box sizes possible (ships as small as 20-lb box)
  • Consumer-friendly packaging

National Beef’s Retail Ready Bricks Deliver Every Time:

  • 1-lb and 1.33-lb Brick sizes
  • Extended 24-day shelf life
  • Multiple lean points and primal grinds available
  • Multiple box sizes possible (ships as small as 18-lb box)

National Beef’s Retail Ready Patties Help You Win Big:

  • Available in various shapes and sizes
  • Fresh, vacuum-sealed packaging offers a 24-day shelf life
  • Multiple lean points and primal grinds available
  • Multiple box sizes possible (ships as small as 14-lb box)

Clear Chubs

The most convenient way to support your in-store ground beef program. Our 5, 10 and 20 lb. chubs make it easier for you to regrind and tray ground beef for your meat counter. Chubs with over 100 different product offerings and a 20-day shelf life, our Clear Chubs provide all the flexibility and transparency you need.

Retail Ready Ground Beef With Coach Chuck



National Beef’s Retail Ready Ground Beef Program offers a winning combination of reliable consistency and quality. Meat managers can stock directly from a shipping box to their meat case. In addition, we'll make it very easy to adhere to regulations like the Grinder Rule. Our program allows meat managers to track the sources, reduce food safety issues and reliably adhere to industry standards.

National Beef’s Retail Ready Ground Beef Winning Game Plan:

  • Consistent, reliable quality
  • Easy to stock and manage regulatory requirements
  • Consumer-tested, air-tight and clear packaging to reinforce freshness and build shopper trust
  • Convenient freezer ready packages
  • Leak-proof packages keep meat case clean

Retail Chubs

Retail Chubs
As Chubs continue to grow in popularity, it is more important than ever to have an all-pro team of winning items to help you score sales and differentiate your meat case from the competition.

Retail Bricks

Retail Bricks
We have an all-star team of easy to stock Retail Ready Ground Beef Bricks to help retailers stand out in their field and score big with consumers.

Retail Patties


Retail Patties
Our Patties are made from fresh trim sourced from our on-site processing facility and formed in our advanced patty-form equipment. This closed-loop system ensures consistent quality and unbroken cold chain.

Our Ground Beef Products

We have a variety of product solutions to meet any need. From natural and lean consumers to Angus and brisket lovers, we have all your ground beef bases covered.

Natural Brick

Meet shopper demand for a more natural product.
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Expand your offering with the renowned flavor and reputation of Angus beef.
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Satisfy your health-conscious consumer with a variety of lean points.
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Brisket Chuck

Give consumers the taste they want with our delicious brisket chuck.
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BioLogic Food Safety System

National Beef exceeds the industry standard for product safety with our Biologic Food Safety System. With comprehensive training, leading interventions and a six-zone safety barrier against microbial contamination, our innovative program delivers the assurance of safe beef you can rely on.

Biologic also ensures:

  • Strict requirements for age and temperature of raw materials
  • Metal detection in multiple areas of regular inspection of equipment
  • Constant monitoring of microbial counts throughout the process and cold chain management
  • N60 E. coli testing to detect unwanted surface bacteria

Order POS

The comprehensive label program from National Beef is exactly what you need to merchandise our high-quality ground beef.

*All labels meet the mandatory nutrition labeling regulation.

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Sales Resources

Ensure you have the expertise your customers need! The resources and sales tools necessary to effectively present our Ground Beef Program are available below.

Trade Brochure
Trade Collateral
Ground Beef Fact Sheet