Stavely (Rural Roots Canada) – It’s a first in Canada. Two barns in Stavely, Alberta, now have the painted Certified Angus Beef logo for all to see.
John Stika, President of the Certified Angus Beef in the U.S., says the Bolduc families were the perfect fit for this program.
“It’s recognition for the things they’ve done to champion the quality beef movement in Canada from the seed stock and production basis,” says Stika.
Stika adds it means a great deal for them to have their logo on barns in Canada. Until now, the brand was only on barns in the United States.
For David Bolduc, the honour confirms that when it comes to beef production, quality matters.
“We’ve always focused on the quality of the animals we produce, thinking it would help drive demand. Certified Angus Beef has certainly shown that quality beef drives beef demand.”
Dyce Bolduc says it brings a sense of pride.
“It’s pretty humbling, to be honest … to be the first recipient of the commitment to excellence award outside of the united states, and the be the first barns painted in Canada, it’s a real honour.”
The two families farm about 6,000 acres of land and are also part of the Verified Beef Plus Program.