Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Cermak Fresh Market, Chicago, was recognized as the Top Sales Volume Small Chain Retailer by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The award was presented at the brand’s Annual Conference, held Sept. 23-25, in Asheville, N.C. Brand partners at the conference, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

Cermak Fresh Market kept the brand’s quality top of mind for customers in meat case displays and regular features in the circular. The remodeling of one store, opening of another and meat team training added to the retailer’s access and expertise to serve customers. A neighborhood watch party featured the branded beef and created excitement among customers.

About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

World renowned for its exceptional quality and generous marbling, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original brand of premium beef. It was created over 40 years ago, in 1978, and is still owned today by family ranchers who are determined to bring the best Angus beef to the table through a gate-to-plate network that also includes meat companies, retailers and chefs. Ten exacting standards ensure the beef’s superior taste and tenderness in every bite. For more information, visit or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.