About Us

Our Mission Statement and Vision

The association supports its members and the meat industry by providing timely information exchange and opportunities to enhance productivity and technology to maintain the viability of the meat industry.

We are committed to providing quality technical and educational information to meat industry professionals.

MMA Benefits

  • Networking opportunities at the annual convention

  • Discounts for courses and educational offerings

  • Promotion of meat products at State functions

  • Opportunity to compete in the Cured Meat Competition

  • Support MSU meat program for education of future meat industry professionals

  • MMA membership directory that includes processor and supplier contact information

  • MMA monthly newsletter of activities and pertinent industry news

Download our Membership Brochure for more information.

Ben DeMots, Kent Butcher's Supply Co.

Tim Barrett, Barrett's Smokehouse LLC

Operator Members

Michael Bellingar, Bellingar Packing
Mark Ebels, Little Town Jerky Co.
Doug Sytsma, Byron Center Meats
Karl Jones, Jones Farm Meats
Tim Sobie, Sobie Meats
Rory Royston, RRR Meat Processing
Garry Zick, Zick's Specialty Meats

Supplier Member

Ben DeMots, Kent Butcher's Supply Co.

Director of Regulatory Affairs:

Robert Culler, Culler Consulting

Executive Secretary:
Chloe Merindorf - Norton