Located in Aberdeen, S.D., DemKota Ranch Beef is one of America’s top providers of high-quality beef for customers who appreciate the value of cattle raised in the heartland; where cattle and corn meet.

DemKota provides customers, locally and around the world, with superior products by sourcing our cattle from our neighbors; ranchers and feeders located in the heartland.

DemKota strives for quality in every cut of beef, through sustainable farming, cattle feeding,and harvesting practices focusing on animal welfare.

From the cattle we procure, to our state-of-the-art processing, we are committed to producing the highest quality beef in the U.S. The pride and passion of our employees coupled with our state-of-the-art facility shows in every cut of beef, package and box.


DemKota ranchers and farmers understand the populations desire for foods that have been produced in a sustainable manner. For DemKota, that means our products and processes are socially responsible, environmentally sound and economically viable. From neighboring ranchers and feeders who sustainably care for our cattle, to the cuts that leave our hands, we strive for quality every step of the way.

Food Safety

Assurance in the safety of our products. That’s what our customers expect, which is why we use an aggressive and cutting-edge approach to food safety, always focused on the provision of wholesome, safe products to give you the confidence you expect when partnering with DemKota Ranch Beef.

DemKota works directly with government regulatory agencies, suppliers, customers, consumers and the scientific community to ensure the safety of our products. We are committed to producing superior beef products with the highest standards of quality. Our food safety efforts focus on prevention of contamination from start to finish in the beef production cycle. We are determined to ensure we deliver quality, great tasting products our customers can trust.


DemKota’s state-of-the-art processing takes place in our own plant devoted solely to the production beef cattle sourced from a 250-mile radius of the Aberdeen, S.D. plant. Following the shrink-wrapping process, our products travel through a cold water process which dissipates residual heat prior to final packaging and shipment.


DemKota Ranch beef is designed to be a leader in the humane treatment of cattle receiving both, approval from Dr. Temple Grandin, renowned Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State, and a 100% rating in humane animal treatment in Good Manufacturing Practices.


What is the DemKota Difference?
It's our commitment to quality:

  • Locally sourced cattle
  • USDA Certification
  • Humane Animal Treatment
  • High Quality Corn-Based Feed
  • State-of-the-Art Processing

High Quality Feed

DemKota’s location in South Dakota results in an abundant supply of corn-fed beef resulting in cattle that reach market weight under 30 months of age resulting in a more consistent and tender product.Cattle are able to reach Choice and higher because of the high-quality genetics and the properly balanced, high energy finishing ration.

  • Corn
  • Distillers Grains
  • Hay
  • Corn Silage