MEMBER OF BC ASSOCIATION OF ABATTOIRS • FARMER OWNED • GOV’T CERTIFIED ABATTOIR
Braun Custom Meat Processors shares a rich history in the Cowichan Valley having its roots as multi generational abattoir and butcher shop.
The Braun family owned and operated the abattoir until January 2018 when the business and adjoining farm was purchased by Jim and Catherine Gowans local farmers who had been using the facility for years to process their pigs.
As long term, committed farmers and food producers (see Omnivore Acres) Jim and Catherine wanted to secure this vital infrastructure for southern Vancouver Island and the varied skilled jobs that support an abattoir and food processor.
High quality care and food traceability, are key values of Braun Custom Meat Processors and Omnivore Acres where utilizing sustainable agricultural principles are core principles.