Ag funds help local family open meat processing facility

Category : News | Published : Fri Nov 18 2016 | Read : 533

Since the late 1800s, the Turpen family has operated local, family-owned meat processing facilities in southcentral Kentucky, owned a meat processing facility in Nancy, and raised quality beef and pork. The August opening of Summit Meat Processing in Science Hill continues the Turpen family passion for the business of processing fresh, high quality local meats for Pulaski County and area producers.

“Along with being a 6th generation farmer myself, my grandfather started processing quality meats in the 1960’s and passed down his passion to me,” said Kyle Turpen, owner of Summit Meat Processing. “By partnering with local farm families, we can offer the freshest, highest quality meat with direct traceability back to its home farm.”...

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