Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Nebraska Beef, Omaha, Neb., was recognized with the 1 Million Head Certified 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.

The 1 Million Head Certified award recognized Nebraska Beef for the cumulative number of carcasses certified for the brand since its first days as a participating fabricator. The company sourced more high-quality Angus cattle this year to box more beef and achieve the award level. Nebraska Beef excelled at offering both Certified Angus Beef ® brand products and Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime.

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.