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ANALYSIS: UB Beef Cutout CAB®/Choice Spread Remains Historically Wide
The chart shows the spread between the UB Certified Angus Beef® Cutout and the UB Choice Cutout. The positive number reflects the premium paid for...
Study Sheds Light on U.S. Consumer Preferences on Conventional and Alternative Protein Products
In the past six months, players within the plant-based protein industry have been dazzled by the performance of their alternative burgers, patties, nuggets, and sausages. As reported by the Good Food Institute (GFI) overall plant-based product sales increased to a peak of...
Smashburger Announces Nationwide Launch of Fan-Favorite Colorado Burger
Smashburger is bringing back a fan-favorite menu item, announcing the return of its hometown burger. Launching today, the Colorado Burger is back by popular demand and available at all Smashburger locations nationwide for a limited time. In celebration of Smashburger's 13th anniversary and the restaurant's Colorado roots, Smashburger will host a single day promotion on Thursday, August 6, offering Smash fans who purchase any double or single Colorado Burger a second one for only 13 cents at participating restaurants.
As one of Smashburger's most beloved premium burger offerings, the Colorado Burger is made with Certified Angus Beef, and is topped with...
Certified Angus Beef Brand Advances Leadership Team
The Certified Angus Beef brand was born of innovation—a spirit that's spurred four decades of bringing families together from gate to plate. To continue supporting this thriving community and network of premium beef partners, the brand recently evolved its leadership team, recognizing several retirements, promotions and new team members.
"We've had a long track record of strong leaders, and that's true as we look to those who have stepped up to guide our next 40 years," says John F. Stika, president. "It takes a dedicated and creative group of people to move this brand forward, and...
Certified Angus Beef Brand Launches Steakholder Rewards Loyalty Program
The Certified Angus Beef brand has introduced Steakholder Rewards, a loyalty program that shares beef know-how with consumers, and rewards them for connecting with the brand and purchasing the beef at locations that feature it.
"Steakholder Rewards allows consumers to elevate the experience they have come to expect from the Certified Angus Beef brand, while also growing our conversations with a wider audience base," says Tracey Erickson, the brand's executive vice president of marketing. "It is built on delivering experiences that...
Certified Angus Beef: Consumer Demand, Ample Supply Spur Growth
For a mature brand, sales growth, particularly over several consecutive years, is far from guaranteed. Sure, having a high quality product helps. But sustained success takes intention, a focus on shared goals, and commitment from the entire community behind the brand, said John Stika, president of Certified Angus Beef LLC.It’s a recipe for achievement that succeeded once again for the Certified Angus Beef brand in fiscal 2019. For the 13th year in a row, the brand saw record global sales. It was also the 15th consecutive year of sales growth.
The brand’s global network of nearly 19,000 licensed processor, foodservice and retail partners marketed 1.25 billion pounds of product, a 3.1% increase—or an additional...
This week Laura speaks with Clint Walenciak, Director of Packing at Certified Angus Beef. They touch on high quality beef, consumer demand, specialty product, CAB in 2020, and much more...
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