The new owners of Hampton’s Premium Meats say some positive changes are coming to the 45-year old meat processing business in Hopkinsville.
Chris Milam, who owns and operates Hampton Premium Meats, introduced partners the Hallway family from Logan County and his two sons during the Christian County Cattleman’s meeting Tuesday night at the Christian County Extension Office.
Milam says the number one concern he has is continuing to keep good employees.
click to download audioMilam mentioned that he previously worked with Champion Pet Foods in Logan County. He says a fellow employee from Champion recently joined the staff at Hampton’s, with Katrina Champion bringing a focus to customer service.
click to download audioHe also mentioned the company is now using a roll stock machine to package meats that are processed in the facility, which has improved quality.
click to download audioAnd Milam noted one of the first changes will be an expansion of the cooler capacity at the processing facility.
click to download audioOther future improvements include a new retail space, a separation of the harvest area from the processing area, easier access to the animal dropoff area, and a safer disinfecting process in the harvest area.