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Stampede Meat Expands Sous Vide Capacity at DL Lee & Sons Plant

May 18, 2023
Additional sous vide processing capacity also planned at Stampede’s Canadian facility later this year.

Already claiming to be the largest sous-vide cooking processor in North America, Stampede Meat Inc. has announced a 10-million-pound oven expansion at the DL Lee & Sons Inc. plant in Alma, Ga.

The expansion will be completed by the end of May, the company stated. In addition, Stampede Meat plans to add to its sous vide processing capabilities in its Canadian facility later this year. The company sees growth potential in the sous vide category and believes these moves will help keep it atop the list for customers demanding more sous vide products.

Stampede Meat, headquartered in Bridgeview, Ill., entered into a partnership with DL Lee & Sons in February 2023 — a move that company leadership called “so much more than an acquisition” in a company statement at the time.

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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