About Our Company
Chicago Meat Authority is proud to be “your authority on quality meats.”
CMA was founded on January 22, 1990 in the historic Stockyards on Chicago’s south side. The company was founded with the goal of partnering with, and responding to, customers’ needs. CMA’s small but efficient corporate and plant teams are constantly striving to improve our processes, adapt to industry changes, and service our customers in a timely manner.
Our team consists of over 250 dedicated employees. Our capabilities are far-reaching and flexible, with customers spanning nationwide along the following segments:
National & Regional Chains
Boning & Industrial
Meat Ingredients (Deli Meats, Jerky, Sausage, etc.)
Over the last 25+ years, we have continued to grow and develop our business and our brand.
Today, Chicago Meat Authority is one of the premier independent producers of beef, pork, and poultry products. Founder Jordan Dorfman continues to lead the company with his results-oriented, customer-focused business philosophy.
We offer a variety of different product cuts, grades and specs to meet your business needs. To connect with a CMA sales representative, please Contact Us. We’d love to “meat” you!
To be the preferred supplier of our customers, the preferred customer of our strategic suppliers, and a model employer in our industry.