ATLANTA – The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) honored three Meat Industry Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 at the 2020 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta.

The inductees include Morris Burger, chairman of the board and president of Burgers’ Smokehouse, John Harris, chairman and owner of Harris Ranch and Robert Rebholtz Jr., president and CEO at Agri Beef.

“The incoming Hall of Fame Class of 2019 is a reflection of the talented, innovative, and dedicated leaders who have worked tirelessly to ensure the continued strength and growth of the meat and poultry industry,” said NAMI President and CEO Julie Anna Potts. “These individuals have set the highest standards of service, professionalism and ethics, and their work is an example that other industry professionals should seek to emulate.”

Nominees to the Hall of Fame have contributed significant innovation, achieved notable business success or otherwise positively impacted their organization, institution or larger industry segment. Also, inductees have engaged in noteworthy community service or philanthropy during their careers and upon retirement, according to NAMI.