Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Lone Star Meats, Austin, was recognized as the No. 2 Sales Volume Independent Specialty Meat Company Foodservice Distributor 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.

Lone Star Meats supplied quality-focused steakhouses and barbecue accounts with the branded beef, as well as Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime and Prime Natural. Team members participated in an annual training and shared brand updates at monthly sales meetings, always seeking innovative cuts and menu solutions for existing and new 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.