ENHANCING THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SMALL MEAT PROCESSORS

The small firms examined produce meats in the State of Texas and emphasize such products as sausage, jerky, brisket, and fresh meats. The authors test hypotheses with the intent to identify operational factors associated with firm financial success. A quartile model and an econometric model are both used for this purpose. Results generally suggest important factors for firms to be profitable include product selection, pricing strategies, special equipment, and location.


Issue Date:
2000
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/34485
Published in:
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 03, Issue 3
Page range:
269-280
Total Pages:
12




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