The Future of Bacon has Changed- Increased Flavor, Reduced Sodium, Less Grease and Much More
September, 2010

(September 16, 2010), Harlan, IA - The Future of Bacon has Changed . . . Taste, Performance and Speed brought to you by Westin Packaged Meats. Westin Packaged Meats is proud to Introduce “Premium Performance Bacon”, an innovative, new, and proprietary process that will change the way you think about and buy bacon.

Westin Packaged Meats has spent years developing an outstanding new ready-to-eat bacon process called Premium Performance Bacon. Premium Performance Bacon boasts a whopping 90% reduction in grease, cooks in 75% less time and offers almost 100% slice usability (when compared to traditional raw bacon), and best of all, this process doesn’t sacrifice taste, texture or performance.

Brett Elliott, President of Westin Packaged Meats stated that, “We have also addressed the new emerging health conscious segment of the bacon market by developing a Premium Performance Reduced Sodium Bacon option”. Premium Performance Reduced Sodium Bacon reduces the sodium by 50% without sacrificing taste and performance.

About Westin Packaged Meats - Westin Packaged Meats is a direct to business, innovator in the bacon market positioned to help new and existing customers quickly and easily take advantage of the growing consumer demand for delicious and convenient bacon products. From the beginning, their robust portfolio of ready-to-eat bacon products has set a new standard for quality.

Westin Packaged Meats has two state-of-the-art operating facilities and a management team with over 100 years of experience. Westin Packaged Meats sole focus is bacon.

Visit www.westinpackagedmeats.com  for more information.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Westin Packaged Meats
Brett Elliott
11808 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68144
402.829.8426
belliott@westinpackagedmeats.com

 
 
  NEW BUILDING SIGNAGE REFLECTS GO TO MARKET STRATEGY FOR WPM
October, 2008

(Harlan, IA & Fairbury, NE) - Taking a closer look, you may have noticed new signage on the outside of Westin Packaged Meats (WPM) bacon facilities: Shelby County Cookers in Harlan, Iowa and Feaster Foods in Fairbury, Nebraska. Westin Packaged Meats has ownership in both facilities, which produces real and imitation bacon bits in Fairbury, Nebraska and strip bacon in Harlan, Iowa. The signs reflect Westin Packaged Meats go-to-market strategy which has been the philosophy of the company for the past 2 years. There has been no change in ownership, but instead, new signage and logos have been adopted in order to connect the strategy, brands they represent, and their facilities that cook the finest bacon on the planet each and every day.

   

  FEASTER FOODS NAMED PROGRESSIVE GROUP SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
May, 2009

(OMAHA,NE)- Feaster Foods was named the recipient of the first annual Progressive Group Alliance Goodwill and Allegiance Supplier of the Year award at the ProGroup’s Spring Business Summit. The award will be given annually to a supplier that has demonstrated a strong commitment to ProGroup, supported the brands and marketing efforts of ProGroup and supplied the members of ProGroup with safe, consistent and quality products. Feaster Foods has been a supplier of Real Bacon Bits, Imitation Bacon Bits, Sunflower Kernels and Cornstarch to ProGroup distributors for over 30 years.

    FEASTER FOODS NAMED PROGRESSIVE GROUP SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
 
“Feaster Foods is proud and honored to have received this inaugural award from Progressive Group Alliance. It validates our commitment to manufacturing quality products, providing superior customer service and our dedication to satisfying our customer’s needs,” states Scott Bailey, President of Feaster Foods.

 
 
  Statement Regarding H1N1
May, 2009

Westin Packaged Meats would like to reassure their customers that it is safe to consume pork and pork products.  Please note the swine flu virus (H1N1) is not transmittable by consuming pork products.

Varied foreign reactions to flu continue to emerge – There has been no connection established between swine and the new virus.  No hogs in North America have been found to carry the new virus.  People cannot contract either swine flu or this new virus from eating pork.  Key U.S. importers such as Japan (the number one U.S. pork buyer), Mexico, Canada, South Korea and Hong Kong have not restricted imports. (Meatingplace.com, April 29, 2009).

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack’s April 28, 2009 statement – “I want to reiterate that U.S. pork is safe.  While we in the U.S. are continuing to monitor for new cases of H1N1 flu, the American food supply is safe.”  There is no evidence or reports that U.S. swine have been infected with this virus.  USDA is reminding its trading partners that U.S. pork and pork products are safe and there is no basis for restricting imports of commercially produced U.S. pork and pork products.  This is not an animal health or food safety issues.  This discover of H1N1 flu virus is in humans. (www.USDA.gov).    Vilsack issued another statement stating that pork is safe to eat and encourages trading partners not to ban U.S. imports.

 
 
  NEW BUILDING SIGNAGE REFLECTS GO TO MARKET STRATEGY FOR WPM
October, 2008

(Harlan, IA & Fairbury, NE) - Taking a closer look, you may have noticed new signage on the outside of Westin Packaged Meats (WPM) bacon facilities: Shelby County Cookers in Harlan, Iowa and Feaster Foods in Fairbury, Nebraska. Westin Packaged Meats has ownership in both facilities, which produces real and imitation bacon bits in Fairbury, Nebraska and strip bacon in Harlan, Iowa. The signs reflect Westin Packaged Meats go-to-market strategy which has been the philosophy of the company for the past 2 years. There has been no change in ownership, but instead, new signage and logos have been adopted in order to connect the strategy, brands they represent, and their facilities that cook the finest bacon on the planet each and every day.

   

 
 
  WESTIN PACKAGED MEATS Launches new website
January 1st, 2008

(Omaha, NE) - Omaha-based Westin Packaged Meats launches newly designed website at www.westinpackagedmeats.com that highlights our company's many product offerings available for both foodservice and retail customers. Whether it's precooked strip bacon, real bacon bits, real bacon pieces, imitation bacon bits, precooked round bacon or corned beef, we have the product offerings and capabilities to meet all your protein needs. Some of the new features added to the website include: a recipe section highlighting delicious ways to utilize your favorite Westin Packaged Meats products; new breakfast, lunch and dinner meal ideas and a "press room" section that will keep you updated on all industry and company news. Our new website is your one stop area for any and all information about Westin Packaged Meats.