Meat processing facility opens at Belltower
March 18, 2022
Ty and Sarina O'Connor, along with son Cash and an employee of OCC Legacy Cuts, pause for a picture inside one of the multiple modules that make up the brand new state-of-the-art meat processing facility located at Belltower.
Twenty-two miles south of Ekalaka, just off of Highway 323 next to Belltower Hall, sits a brand new state-of-the-art meat processing facility. Some sixteen months ago owners Ty and Sarina O'Connor started the planning process to build it. On Monday, they will be ready to start doing custom processing.
The facility is actually made up of an ecosystem of several interlocking modules, made by a company named Friesla, that came from Washington. The entire USDA-approved system includes modules for harvesting, chilling, aging, cutting, wrapping, freezing and storing meat.
O'Connors admitted tha...