SAMPCO®, Inc. was founded on May 17, 1963, by a group of investors from Chicago and Argentina. Since its inception, the company has been engaged in developing and marketing imported beef products manufactured in South America. At the conclusion of 2009, SAMPCO joined the JBS® family, adding more depth to our resourcing and market reach capabilities.
Weddel Limited® started in 1929 as an importation and distribution company located in Montreal, Canada. Today Weddel offers a full line of canned meat products, ingredient-based products for food processing industries.
Sampco Product Offerings
Sampco’s core business is divided into three segments:
- Retail Products
- Food Service Products
- Manufacturing or Further Processing Products
Retail and Food Service Specialty Products offered span the entire array of commodities including: Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel, Pineapple, Peaches, Tropical Fruit, and Mushrooms. Manufacturing and Industrial product category can be divided into canned beef, cooked frozen beef, and raw cuts of beef.
Our customers include major grocery retailers/wholesalers, food service companies, and food manufacturers throughout the United States.
Sampco & Weddel have a variety of brands including Hereford®, Clasico® and Rip 'N' Ready®. For a full list of product offerings and brands available please visit