August 31, 2023
Discover how Applegate is transforming the meat industry by making grass-fed and regeneratively raised beef accessible for all. Learn about their journey, challenges, and partnerships that are changing the way we eat beef.
June 16, 2023
Consumers are increasingly concerned about where their food comes from and how it was produced. Which is pretty great from our point of view. For more than 30 years, Applegate has been dedicated to improving and improving transparency in animal welfare. It’s part of our mission: Changing The Meat We Eat®.
June 24, 2021
On June 3, John Ghingo, Applegate’s president spoke to Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg about the looming global health crisis of antibiotic resistance. You can watch highlights of the interview or read some, edited for clarity, below. You can also join us in the fight against superbugs by signing our pledge and joining our email list for updates on antibiotic resistance news and policy actions.
May 27, 2021
Last year, the world endured a radical shock. And in few places was that more obvious than in the food system. Shelves were empty. Prices rose. Change, everyone agreed, was necessary. As we emerge from the thick of the crisis, it is time to put those changes in place, to build a more resilient and equitable food system. Here, at Applegate, that means doing more than simply limiting our impact on the planet. It means pioneering and championing smart, holistic systems that produce quality meat while actually improving the land and the soil.
July 01, 2020
In recent weeks, Applegate has been reflecting on what we can do, as a company, to improve racial equity and make a meaningful, lasting impact both inside our company and externally. Today, we’re ready to start the work we hope will make a difference.
May 21, 2020
When the reality of the coronavirus hit home in March, Americans rushed to the grocery store. They bought toilet paper and flour, meat and canned fruits and vegetables. But just as revealing as what they did buy was what they didn’t. Even when the store shelves were at their most empty, it was still pretty easy to get a plant-based burger.
February 28, 2018
Did you think it’s fair to label a package of bacon as organic if it was sourced from a farm where pigs are kept in crates? Yeah, we don’t either.
September 13, 2017
Thirty years ago, Applegate was founded on the simple premise of, “What if you weren’t afraid to read a hot dog label?” This bold question became a mission: Changing The Meat We Eat®.
June 28, 2017
Our natural and organic 100% grass-fed beef hot dogs are officially verified by the Non-GMO Project.
March 03, 2017
At Applegate, we take pride in being the nation’s leading natural and organic meat company. We have never been content with the status quo, especially when it comes to animal welfare.