MAUI, Hawaii – Cargill Meat Solutions, Wichita, Kan., was recognized with the Golden Box award at the Certified Angus Beef ® Annual Conference, held in Maui Sept. 26-28, for leadership in product quality, marketing and sales. Brand partners, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, celebrated the brand’s 40th anniversary and explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

The Golden Box award recognizes Cargill for achieving precise product specifications and elevating the overall customer experience with the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The company excelled in product workmanship, attention to detail at plant level, packaging and product performance to ensure the best possible experience for distributors, retailers, chefs and ultimately consumers. Cargill also took the lead in Certified Angus Beef ® brand product sales in the global market, earning the Top Sales Volume International Packer award for the 10th consecutive year. Cargill in Dodge City, Kan., earned a Three Million Head Certified award for the number of beef sides meeting the brand’s high standards since the plant first began offering the products. Additionally, Cargill Food Distribution, Miami, received a Top Five Sales Volume Exporter award.
About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

Founded in 1978, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original, and the best, brand of Angus beef, which began when a group of family ranchers set out to create a brand of beef that delivers superior taste and tenderness. Today, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand remains true to its roots, providing consumers worldwide with superior beef through a gate-to-plate network of family ranchers, retailers and chefs. Renowned for its exceptional quality, each cut meets 10 exacting standards to make it more selective than USDA Choice and Prime. For more information, visit, or look for the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.