CHAMPAIGN, IL ─ Meyer Natural Foods has joined over 40 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). For more than 50 years, the AMSA has relied on support from partners to maintain its ability to provide community and professional development programs as well as opportunities for individuals in the field of meat science. AMSA’s Sustaining Partner program recognizes the organizations and institutions that provide significant financial and logistical contributions for the products and services offered by the organization.
“We are excited to welcome Meyer Natural Foods to AMSA’s Sustaining Partner program. This partnership builds upon our mission, with all our Sustaining Partners, to explore new opportunities and increase collaboration within our meat science community, as we continue to enrich AMSA’s programs,” states Deidrea Mabry, AMSA Interim Executive Director.
Meyer Natural Foods is dedicated to being the world’s premier provider of premium protein-based natural foods. We offer wholesome, innovative, value conscious product solutions for consumers while adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct. We partner with the most progressive farmers, ranchers, producers, processors, and retailers to provide these solutions to our consumers. Privately held and wholly-owned for more than 25 years, over 16,500 retail locations and food distributors feature Meyer Natural Foods’ premium products across the United States, Canada, and Asia.
“Meyer Natural Foods is proud to be a partner of the American Meat Science Association. Partnering with AMSA establishes a strategic partnership with access to the latest science of our industry that will move our business forward and connect us with a network of meat science professionals and ultimately America’s dinner tables”, says John Scanga, Vice President Quality Assurance for Meyer Natural Foods. “Advancing the science and its application in the meat industry is a critical role that is serviced by the American Meat Science Association.”
The Sustaining Partnership program enables participating companies and institutions to acknowledge and further align under a common goal to foster the principles of meat science and technology. Our Sustaining Partners have enhanced AMSA programs such as student development, scientific information outreach and building the global network of meat science professionals. The program includes five levels of partnership – Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
AMSA fosters community and professional development among individuals who create and apply science to efficiently provide safe and high-quality meat defined as red meat (beef, pork and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood and meat from other managed species.