Meat+Poultry - August 2018 - 36
FA M I LY B U S I N E S S
The sibling team behind Carl Buddig marks the
company's 75th anniversary as a family-owned business
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"There's not a lot of family businesses out
there, so we think we've got something special,"
CEO Bob Buddig, told attendees. "It's our
pledge to be the best owners we can be. We've
been very successful, and I think we've got
some unbelievable momentum going right now.
So, it's an exciting time to be at Carl Buddig."
GROWING UP BUDDIG
Family is the foundation and in the fabric
of Carl Buddig and Co., which currently is
run by a sibling team of five - Karen Buddig
Photos: Carl Buddig and Co.
The Buddig sibling team
(from left) - Roger, Karen,
Tim, Tom and Bob - hosted
a 75th anniversary party
during the 2018 Meat
Conference in Nashville.
ashville, Tennessee, recently served
as the backdrop for a celebration
that was 75 years in the making.
Complete with sparkling wine, candle light, live
music and two giant sheet cakes emblazoned
with the Carl Buddig and Co. logo, customers,
Buddig family members and employees
gathered in a ballroom at the Gaylord Opryland
Resort & Convention Center during the
2018 Annual Meat Conference to celebrate a
milestone made even more significant by the
company's status as a family-owned business.