Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Newport Meat Southern California, Irvine, was recognized as the No. 2 Sales Volume Corporately Owned 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.

Newport Meat Southern California continued to excel at delivering the top-quality beef, especially Certified Angus Beef ® brand Natural and Prime, to local restaurants. Intensive training for new and seasoned team members continued to advance their skills, and brought new menu solutions to top steakhouses and restaurant chains in the region.

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 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.