Gregory Bloom, aka “the Beef Pro’” serves the Ag and beef producing families in Colorado as the Executive Director of the Colorado Beef Council.
During his 23 year career in industry, Bloom has worked in six USDA inspected meat plants and has toured several hundred meat plants, feed lots, ranches, growing houses and farms in the U.S., China, Japan, Mexico and Canada.
He currently serves on committees at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and is enrolled in the Colorado Ag Leadership Program, (www.coloagleaders.co).
A graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in East Asian Studies, Bloom lived in Japan for two years working with meat companies in Asia. He entered the meat industry upon graduating from USC by working for a Japanese-owned meat processor.
When he’s not in the plant, Bloom is working with Chefs, foodservice and retail accounts or teaching workshops about beef and food production. Several of his beef training videos can be seen on YouTube. See www.thebeefpro.com for more information.
Bloom is a farm-raised Colorado native and author of “Lost Lessons from Life on the Farm” endorsed by Dr. Temple Grandin.
Bloom and his wife Christy have four children and live in Colorado.