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North American Meat Association

With representatives in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and a community of more than 600 companies, NAMA provides its members exceptional regulatory advocacy, educational opportunities, and a spirit of partnership that is unique in the industry.

Meat Buyer’s Guide

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The Meat Buyer’s Guide in English & Spanish

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Online Meat Buyer’s Guide

Online Meat Buyer\s Guide Video

How to Join NAMA


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NAMA Scholarship Foundation

For Undergraduates


Our Mission

To provide exceptional regulatory advocacy, opportunities for education, and a spirit of partnership, while fostering life-long relationships and long-term prosperity for the benefit of our members.

Upcoming Events

International Production and Processing Expo, Jan. 27-29

January 27, 2015

The International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) will...

Meat Pavilion, Feb. 8-11

February 08, 2015

Showcase your products and services in the 'Meat Pavilion' o...

Top Stories

NAMA and AMI to Proceed with Merger

The two organizations will merge effective January 1, 2015. [more]

New NAMA Insurance Program Launched

The program, which includes Business Insurance and Voluntary Benefits, is available to all qualifying NAMA member firms [more]

AMI and NAMA Statement on WTO COOL Dispute Ruling

AMI and NAMA joint statement regarding today’s World Trade Organization (WTO) decision on Canada’s and Mexico’s dispute of the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule. (press release) [more]