Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – J & B Wholesale Distributing, Saint Michael, Minn., was recognized with the No. 3 Sales Volume Ground Beef Processor and No. 3 Sales Volume Exporter awards by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The awards were 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.

J & B Wholesale Distributing excels at offering made-to-order beef patties and craft blends with butcher-shop quality. The products are available in unlimited shapes and sizes for both grocery stores and restaurants in the U.S. and international markets. One key avenue for advancing sales was through food shows for and with food distributors.

To earn its spot in the exporter ranking, J & B Wholesale Distributing delivered the premium beef to customers in Latin America. The team’s focus on quality and integrity then helped their customers also offer diners and shoppers delicious beef.

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.