Buffalo News

History of the Bison Industry

April 5th, 2012

The bison industry is growing rapidly today, spurred by increased consumer demand for the deliciously healthy meat products and its byproducts. This consumer-driven market surge marks a significant step forward in the development of the bison business as a strong, sustainable opportunity for ranchers/farmers and marketers alike. Today’s commercial bison business began in the late
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Bison Demand Up, Supply Down

March 13th, 2012

Consumer demand is outpacing the available supply of bison meat, according to the National Bison Association. Sales have doubled since 2005, but the sector is still a small fraction of the meat marketplace. The 92,000 head of bison processed in the U.S. and Canada in 2009 represented less than one-day’s production of beef in the
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