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Cheap CAB

Postby JE13 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:07 pm

So I received a text from one of my vendors this morning. I don’t usually get brisket from them because they can’t compete with the others, generally speaking. Well today he had IBP select for 2.81 lb and Swift CAB for 2.44!! I’m still trying to wrap my head around it. Ive gotten cases of brisket from IBP, National and Creekwood but never swift. I know the standard for CAB so I’ve got high hopes but I just can’t figure out why the huge price difference. My only guess is I’m gonna have a lot of fat to trim.
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Re: Cheap CAB

Postby OldUsedParts » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:32 am

Would you mind explaining the abbreviations IBP and CAB :?: :dont:
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Re: Cheap CAB

Postby TX1911 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:43 am

I believe IBP was Iowa Beef Processors, now Tyson. CAB is Certified Angus Beef
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Re: Cheap CAB

Postby OldUsedParts » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:40 am

:salut:
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Beekeeper: Let's do saddle up and go learn that gentleman his manners
Davy Crockett: We won't have to. He's wearing out horses coming towards us
Beekeeper: Guess we can't stop him from coming. But I reckon we can arrange for him to limp going back
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Re: Cheap CAB

Postby JE13 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:03 am

OldUsedParts wrote:Would you mind explaining the abbreviations IBP and CAB :?: :dont:


What TX1911 said (also my favorite pistol 8) )

I looked into it further and it appears the vendor in discussion only carry choice from IBP which would explain why they are a little higher than the select IBP the restaurant I manage normally gets. Ordering from vendors is new territory for me and the prior manager didn’t leave much for me to go off of...when I started talking meat quality with him and got the deer in the headlights look I knew I had my work cut out for me. Should be getting them to put in the pit today. I’m really curious because I’ve heard different opinions on the big 4 (IBP, Swift(JBS), Excel and National) I dont see how it would matter what packer it comes from if it has been given the CAB approval or choice, prime etc.

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