USDA Rural Development and the Office of Food Safety are working together to help meat processors build their business to meet growing demand. Please see the attached document that highlights Rural Development loans, grants, and loan guarantees for small and very small meat processors.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) also has resources for meat processors. These include:
- Several programs to help businesses recover from effects of COVID-19
- Financing Options:
- Export Assistance
- Rural Opportunity Zones
You can find all SBA resources here.