National Beef Packing Co., LLC, Kansas City, Mo., announced plans to acquire Iowa Premium, LLC (IP), Tama, Iowa.

​Iowa Premium employs over 800 people and processes approximately 1,100 head of Black Angus-fed cattle per day. 

“I am excited to expand our beef operations with a processing facility in Iowa, and we look forward to strengthening IP’s relationships with the family farmers who produce the highest quality Black Angus cattle in the U.S.,” says Tim Klein, president and CEO, National Beef. “Iowa Premium fits perfectly with our value-based marketing strategy, as we continue to provide our customers with the very best beef products and programs.”