STX Beef Purchases Missouri Prime Beef Packers

May 16, 2023
STX adds 88,000-square-foot, Pleasant Hope, Mo., plant, which processes about 750 head of cattle per day.

STX Beef Co. announced in a news release that it has purchased Missouri Prime Beef Packers and will take ownership of the 88,000-square-foot facility immediately.

The Missouri Prime Beef Packers plant, in Pleasant Hope, Mo., occupies 256 acres and processes approximately 750 head of cattle per day. STX, which is owned by JDH Capital in Corpus Christi, Texas, already operates a 250,000-square-foot facility that processes more than 1,000 head per day. STX offers boxed beef across USDA Prime, Choice, Select, ground beef and export products.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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