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Specializing in ground and ready-to-cook protein products, Great American Foods (GAF) has been based in Newark, NJ since its establishment in 1974. Great American is unique in its ability to manufacture and grind all meat and poultry species, while incorporating the use of ingredients including known allergens. Product innovation and recipe development at Great American Foods is supported by an in-house team of culinary and manufacturing experts that guide the plant from ideation through execution.

Great American Foods prides itself on delivering an unparalleled customer experience; driving value by identifying and efficiently servicing the needs of its customers. GAF's capabilites include:

  • Custom-Blended Grinds
  • Burgers, Sliders, and Meatballs
  • Fresh Sausages
  • Marinated and Seasoned Cuts
  • Ready-to-Cook Meal Solutions

GAF's product development team works with individual customers to develop custom products and flavor profiles to meet their needs. The facility's packaging capabilities meet the requirements of retail, food service, e-commerce, institutions, and more.

  • Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)
  • Rollstock
  • Vacuum Skin Packaging (VSP)
  • Bulk Vacuum Packaging 

Great American Foods' 20,000 square-foot USDA-inspected facility is guided by a management team that is deeply committed to food safety and quality assurance. Great American has achieved Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Level 2 certification, and is also USDA Organic and Halal Certified.