As our primary line of ground beef, Our Certified™ is available in a wide range of lean points and source grinds, providing choices for every preference. Sold through select grocery stores nationwide, Our Certified ground beef delivers quality and freshness you can taste in every delicious bite.Learn More >
Delivering great performance for any application, Skillet Essential® brings great ground beef to the table at a value price. Available in both 73/27 and 80/20 lean points, Skillet Essential is a great choice for any meal from burgers to spaghetti.Learn More >
Produced regionally to ensure the freshest ground beef possible, Meadowland Farms® ground beef is designed to support your busy lifestyle. Offering a wide range of lean points and source grinds, Meadowland Farms is where fresh meals begin.Learn More >
While it isn't a brand you're likely to see while shopping, Excel® ground beef represents the majority of the ground beef we deliver. Usually packaged in-store by our retail grocery customers, this is the ground beef you'll most commonly find in overwrapped trays in your grocer's meat case.Learn More >
There are many more brands in the Cargill ground beef family that you may find at your local grocery store. And all of them promise the same high quality and great flavor you expect from Cargill brands.Learn More >
Sometimes, it’s amazing how little we know about products we use every day - and ground beef is no exception. That’s why we’ve developed this comprehensive resource covering just about everything you could possibly want to know about ground beef. From the fascinating history of ground beef to how and where Cargill ground beef is produced and the many forms of packaging you’ll encounter in your local meat case, this section of our website provides a detailed look at ground beef production from start to delicious finish.
Travel through time and discover the origins and evolution of ground beef from a regional delicacy to its modern role as America’s favorite protein.
Explore the role of Finely Textured Beef and why it’s a safe, sustainable part of today’s ground beef production.