For close to 25 years, Stittsworth Meats has served the Bemidji area quality meats with a side of excellent customer service and dedication to their community for dessert. During Small Business Week in 2016 its lender, the Minnesota Business Finance Corporation, honored Stittsworth Meats for those things and the business success that has followed from them.
Started in 1993 by brothers, Corey and Clay Stittsworth, Stittsworth Meats is full-service meat market and butcher shop business that served individual and commercial customers. When brothers Corey and Clay first began they served brats at The Home Sport and Travel Show and shortly after that, the Bemidji Water Carnival, to raise profits and the shop’s profile. The brats turned out to be a huge success and they began swiftly getting many requests to serve at other events.
In 2010, when Corey’s son, Mychal Stittsworth, was ready to buy the business, it was an SBA guaranteed loan that helped make it possible.... Read More