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The Barnebee Family provides cattle for the Heinen's Own Beef program.
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The Bice Family provides hogs for the Heinen's Own Pork program.
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The Moore Family produces premium lamb for Shepherd's Pride.
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Our Legacy, Exceptional Meat

In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of one of the best meat markets in Cleveland. He sold only the highest quality meats, believing you had to buy the best to sell the best.

We continue that legacy today in our meat departments with Heinen’s Own meats. That’s the designation we give to meats that are sourced and raised according to our own specifications. They’re that special and we call them Heinen’s Own. Each farm producing products for our Heinen's Own program are Where Food Comes From® source-verified, which means that all Heinen's Own meats can be traced back to the original farm of origin.

Our beef comes from real American families who raise our cattle to our specifications. These families work hand in hand with our family to continue the Heinen's beef legacy of quality, flavor and tenderness. Heinen's Own Premium Beef is raised without hormones added or antibiotics used from 300 days prior to processing. All beef is humanely raised and handled and is always a product of the U.S.A.

In the tradition of Heinen's fine meats, we went to great lengths in our search for high quality, source-verified pork for our stores. As a result, we know how and where our premium pork is raised, no matter which cut you choose. We continue to specify both feed and handling requirements with our pork suppliers. This ensures exceptional quality and the highest level of tenderness.

In our meat cases you'll find Gerber's Amish Chicken adorned with the 'Where Food Comes From - Source Verified' sticker on the package. Gerber's is a third-generation family owned business producing the highest quality, humanely raised and handled chicken in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country. You know it's Gerber's because it's "chicken that tastes like chicken".

When it comes to lamb, look no further than Shepherd's Pride Lamb. This premium quality lamb meets and exceeds the strict USDA criteria for natural meats, and is now USDA Process Verified through the Where Food Comes From program. Lambs raised under the Shepherd's Pride name are never given added hormones or antibiotics and are raised to strict humane standards. Premium quality and taste

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We're Heinen's Grocery Stores, a Cleveland, OH based family-owned grocery store established in 1929. Focused on quality meats, fresh market produce and superior customer service, we make grocery shopping something to smile about.