Greater Omaha Packing turns great cattle into even greater beef.
The company is a leading independent beef slaughterhouse in the US
that processes some 15,000 head of cattle each week at its single
plant in Omaha, Nebraska. Greater Omaha Packaging's packaged beef
products are shipped to a variety of customers throughout the
country and in some 50 international markets. The packaging company
is one of a small number of US packing plants certified to ship
non-hormone treated beef to Europe. The family-owned company --
which markets under the brands Omaha Natural Angus, Certified Angus
Beef, Certified Hereford Beef, Halal Beef, and 1881 Omaha Hereford
-- was started by Herman Cohen Davis in 1920.
The meat processor reports more than $1 billion in annual
Seeking to add capacity, Greater Omaha Packing in 2012 expanded
its processing plant (built in 2001) in Omaha by 40,000 square
feet. The company sources Angus and Hereford beef cattle from
within a 250 mile radius of its plant.