A Partnership Made in Alberta

For over 60 years, we've been providing our members with the freshest local food grown and produced right here in Alberta. We keep this tradition alive today by offering Only Alberta Beef.

Supporting Alberta Beef with our Partners

Ken Keelor, CEO Calgary Co-op – “We are committed to supporting local suppliers, and we’re proud to be the first major retailer to guarantee all our fresh beef will be from Alberta. It’s part of our focus on ensuring our members can enjoy all the outstanding agricultural products grown in the city’s backyard.”

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The Alberta Beef Producers make it their mission to strengthen the sustainability and competitiveness of the beef industry for the benefit of beef producers in Alberta.

Rich Smith, ABP Executive Director – “We are pleased to see a large locally-owned grocery retailer like Calgary Co-op throw its support behind Alberta’s beef industry by providing its members fresh beef exclusively produced locally right here in Alberta.”

Visit ABP website

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JBS Canada never compromises on integrity. Central to everything they produce are hard-working ranchers and farm families who faithfully raise only the highest quality breeds with unmatched care and attentiveness.

David Colwell, President of JBS Canada – “As a verified Alberta beef supplier, JBS Canada is proud to partner with Calgary Co-op to ensure that the fresh, high quality, local beef they are offering to their valued members is only Alberta beef.” 

Visit JBS Canada Website

Triple A advice included with every purchase

Co-op butchers can offer expert advice and tips on everything to do with meat. Looking for something custom-cut or special? Just ask. We like a good challenge.

Why The Co-op butcher?

  • CUSTOMIZATION - Get meat hand-cut to your specifications
  • ADVICE - Expert advice, cooking tips and so much more
  • QUALITY - All our beef is carefully aged for 14, 21 or even 28 days
  • CONVENIENCE - We’re stocked with easy, ready-to-grill meal solutions

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Safe ground meat cooking & handling

For your protection:

  • Keep refrigerated or frozen.
  • Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. 
  • Cook thoroughly until internal temperature
    in 160˚F (71˚C).
  • Keep raw meat and poultry separate from other foods.

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Few Things Pair Better With Alberta Beef Than Fresh, Local Produce

True to our roots as a locally owned and operated business, we’ve always been committed to the communities we serve. With every visit to Co-op, you’re supporting Alberta agriculture and the hardworking people behind it. Come in and taste the difference today.

Learn more about the people behind our local products.

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