Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Crest Foods, Edmond, Okla., was recognized with the No. 5 Sales Volume Small Chain Retailer award 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.

Crest Foods introduced customers to the brand through highly knowledgeable, friendly butchers, who help select products, cut it to customer specifications, and offer cooking tips and recipe ideas. Weekly features led customers to the meat case for a wide variety of the branded beef cuts, including Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime and ground beef. Promotions also included seasonal shopping bags and beef primal sales. The efforts led Crest Foods also to receive the Top Average Volume Retailer in the fewer than 10 stores category.

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.