Pierce County Meats is owned by Jeff and Julie Farris. They purchased the company in 1998 when it was called Ellsworth Frozen Food Lockers. Jeff has been in the meat industry most of his life since 1979. Jeff worked for Iowa Beef Processors (IBP) and Long Prarie Packing companies.
IMPORTANT MILE STONES:
Year 1940 - Ellsworth Frozen Food Lockers was built by George Hanson.
Year 1948 - Sherm Gulbranson, Jerome Theis and Carl Krummel purchased the business from George on August 1st that year.
Year 1949 - Carl Krummel passed away.
Year 1975 - Frank Gruber purchased the business from Sherm and Jerome.
Year 1998 - Jeff Farris purchased the business from Frank. (see picture below)
Year 2006 - We became incorperated and changed our name to Pierce County Meats!!
Year 2009 - Launched our website piercecountymeats.com. We hope to serve more than western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota.