Now celebrating our seventh year of honoring the best in our industry, the Meat Industry Hall of Fame is requesting nominations for Members of the Class of 2015. Eligible candidates must meet three key qualifications:

  • Candidates must have spent a significant portion of their professional careers in an industry-related field (animal agriculture, food processing, government, academia, retail)
  • Candidates must have contributed significant innovation, achieved notable business success or otherwise positively impacted their organization, institution or larger industry segment
  • Candidates must have successfully undertaken significant community service or philanthropy

To nominate someone who's worthy of membership in the Meat Industry Hall of Fame, simply request a nomination form by contacting Chuck Jolley at or +1 913.205.3791.

A list of qualified candidates will be assembled and ballots will be sent to our Board and Members of the Meat Industry Hall of Fame on April 16. Their votes will be tallied and six new members will be announced on May 18.

Help us celebrate by planning to attend the Meat Industry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the Fall of 2015.  The date and location will be announced soon.