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Historically Speaking By Matt Sherman
Matt Sherman is the General Manager of Kern Meat Company in Saint Louis, Mo. In 2011, he earned a doctorate in American History and Comparative Political Development from Saint Louis University.

 

June 13, 2024 | Herbert W. Mumford and the Establishment of Beef Grading in the U.S.

May 10, 2024 | The Many Names and Uses of the Pork Shoulder

April 26, 2024 | Henry Clay and the Importation of Hereford Cattle into America in 1817

March 15, 2024 | Meating Up: A Brief History of Associationalism and Trade Conferences in the Meat Industry

February 09, 2024 | Foodways in Colonial Williamsburg

January 12, 2024 | Go Pack Go: Indian Packing Co. and the Green Bay Packers

December 15, 2023 | ‘Tis the Season for Boston’s Prime Rib

November 10, 2023 | The Thompson turkey: A Thanksgiving masterpiece

September 15, 2023 | “The Slickest Piece of Cattle Stealing:” The Beefsteak Raid of 1864

August 11, 2023 | The 50th Anniversary of the Meat Boycott of 1973

July 14, 2023 | Necessity is the Mother of Invention: The Case of the Cornish Game Hen

June 09, 2023 | Past meat marketing lessons for today’s meat marketing managers

April 21, 2023 | Aloha at First Bite: The Beef Industry on the Island of Hawai’i

March 10, 2023 | The origins of corned beef

January 13, 2023 | The Origins of Meat Inspection in the United States

July 06, 2022 | The origins of the Porterhouse steak

June 03, 2022 | Historically speaking: Fixing consumer trust in the meat industry