Albany beef plant gets an A

Published on July 18, 2014

ALBANY – Atlantic Beef Products Inc. in Albany has received a standout grade from its standards audit.

The British Retail Consortium Global Standards certifies more than 21,000 beef suppliers in 90 countries and inspects Atlantic Canada’s only federally inspected beef processing plant in Albany on a yearly basis.

The plant’s overall grade increased this year from a B to an A.

According to Atlantic Beef Products Inc. it has doubled its output over the last two years, going from processing 225 cattle per week to roughly 400.

Its workforce has also increased from 50 to 90 people.