Author archives: Laura Leon

November 8 , 2018 / Posted by Laura Leon / News /

Bringing Black Label Beef to the Masses

CHIEFS OF TEXAS BEEF: PREMIUM BEEF FOR IN-THE-KNOW INDUSTRY CONNOISSEURS MAKES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED RESTAURANT DEBUT Acclaimed Texas Ranch Dean & Peeler Partners With Protein & Specialty Food Company Martin Preferred Foods to Bring Coveted Black Label Beef to the Masses TEXAS – Founded by veteran cattle pros Dustin Dean and Jason Peeler in July 2014, Dean

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January 19 , 2018 / Posted by Laura Leon / News /

Martin Preferred Foods Announces New CEO

HOUSTON, TX – Martin Preferred Foods ( has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Tapick as its new chief executive officer and president. He assumed responsibilities on January 1, 2018, and succeeds his father, Michael Tapick, as the third generation of the Tapick family to lead the company in its 74-year history. Michael Tapick will continue

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November 14 , 2017 / Posted by Laura Leon / News /

A winning streak more than 70 years running

It all started with Melvin and Israel Tapick selling poultry back in 1944. Seventy three years later, Martin Poultry and Egg Company has grown to become Martin Preferred Foods. Now in its third generation of Tapick family leadership, the company has really grown. According to Michael Tapick,  Chairman of Martin Preferred Foods, the company’s success is due in no small part to

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November 14 , 2017 / Posted by Laura Leon / News /

Houston Never Ends

Original Article – Meating Place Hurricane Harvey put a metropolitan area the size of New Jersey and neighboring cities in southeast Texas under as much water as is contained in the Chesapeake Bay, and killed more than 80 people. But it didn’t drown the sprawling power of humanity here. by Tom Johnston, managing editor.