The beef Exchange

cheaper than retail more convenient than wholesale

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The Exchange program for supplying meat cannot be beaten on price or efficiency unless you raise and butcher your own animal.

Exchanges do not sell low quality products nor do they cut corners on service, convenience or sell anything less than the best quality meat at the lowest possible price because the consumer runs the program.

We believe members have a right to know why the Beef Exchange is the guaranteed lowest cost way to supply meat – so that you can compare what the Exchange program offers to what the competition has provided you to date.

The test is about which method gets the best beef onto your family’s dinner table with the least cost.

Supermarkets do not raise or slaughter cattle. Supermarkets and the Beef Exchange purchase beef from slaughterhouses and factory outlets that specialize in preparing dressed meats for retail outlets.

The Beef Exchange does not generally purchase primal cuts in bulk. The savings you will enjoy comes from the purchase of full sides or even whole carcasses because the purchase of a full side, rather than primal cuts, means the most consistent savings and the widest range of options for members.

Supermarkets generally purchase primal cuts because they cater to a specific clientele whose tastes change with the season.  This usually translates into substantially higher costs depending on what cuts are left unsold at the supplier.

The Beef Exchange buys product after it is sold to the end consumer. Exchanges eliminate the problems and costs associated with spoilage.

When Supermarkets purchase primal cuts, they risk being exposed to lower than projected Demand and unsold product. Unless beef is in the freezer it has a short shelf life and unsold units may need to be discarded. Dumping old stock is the only way Supermarkets can deal with spoilage. Who wants to


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