We Know Beef

Mata & Associates is a meat science consulting group, founded in 1994. Our team of "Meat Geeks" provides technical services to packers, processors, food service operators and exporters in the United States as well as Central and South America. 

Our Mission

To assist the meat industry in new product development from concept generation to market introduction. 

Areas of Expertise

We offer in-depth technical knowledge and decades of expertise from the farm to table. We take the word "geek" seriously and pride ourselves on being beef nerds when it comes to harvest and post-mortem technologies. Fabrication of sub-primal and knowledge of individual muscles is one of our key core competencies. After fabrication, our expertise covers everything from smoking meat to best preparation methods.

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