It’s not often that you hear about a thriving manufacturer that has survived 73 years of existence and subjected to numerous disasters, like floods. Especially, when that business is subject to stringent federal and state sanitation and food safety laws, like a meat processor.
Fanestil Meats, a value-added meat processing facility and retail establishment, is now primed for accelerated growth in its new location in Emporia, Kansas. The completion of their ‘Phase 1’ expansion earlier this year, includes a facility containing high-efficiency cold storage warehousing, loading docks, and administrative offices. The front of their new facility also features a butcher shop and retail space called Fanestil Meats Fresh Local Market, a new venture for the company. The meat market had been a dream in the making for owners, Dan and Janeice Smoots, who thought it would be popular with local consumers.
The new facility is located on the other side of town where their original meat... Read More