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Speaker Series: Brent Cator

Brent Cator leads a dedicated team focused on manufacturing Canada’s highest quality, portion controlled meat products, specializing in burgers at one facility, and a wide range of innovative and fully cooked meats at another. Both facilities are HACCP recognized, utilizing leading technologies and production methods.

Brent’s grandfather started the Cator family in the meat business more than 80 years ago, and his father, Ralph Cator, started Cardinal in 1966. Brent has worked at Cardinal for 30 years, learning every aspect of the business along the way. His training and experiences in all facets of the company have provided a well-rounded view with many insights into what makes it successful.

Brent has invested and developed unique technologies for cooked proteins, served on a North American E-Coli task force, and represented the processing industry on a Canadian Food Inspection Agency task force that focused on best practices and regulatory changes for a safer food supply in Canada. Brent is a regular contributor to national magazines where he shares his findings on leading edge technologies and advancements.

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Speaker Series: Brent Cator