Taylorsville, UT — The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) announces that the following recipients have been approved to receive funding under the 2023 Utah Food Security Processing Grant Program: 

  • Mountainland Apples
  • Heber Valley Meat
  • Springville Meat Co.
  • Cache Valley Custom Meats
  • Uintah Packing Company
  • Sunbow Distributing
  • Bingham’s Custom Meats
  • Premium Meat Company
  • Farm Creek Meats, LLC.
  • Ashton Farms Custom Meats
  • Fowers Fruit Ranch
  • Beehive Pack LLC.
  • Monsons Quality Meat Processing
  • Bell Mont Meats
  • Hollow Tree Honey
  • Circle V Meat Inc.
  • Davis Custom Meat Processing
  • Prime Cuts Meat Processing
  • Wall Brothers Orchards
  • Cache Canning Co.
  • Solstice Spices

During the 2023 Legislative Session, UDAF was appropriated $1,000,000 by the Utah Legislature to provide grants to small meat, poultry, and fruit and vegetable processors to make immediate impacts to processing capacity to improve local food security. 

In total, UDAF received 89 applications with more than $10 million in requests. The department will continue to work with the legislature and hope to make this a continuing grant program that will strengthen food security for the people of Utah. 

For more information on the grant and to view application requirements, visit ag.utah.gov/foodsecuritygrant.