KANSAS CITY, MO. — Officials with Vintage Natural Beef, a premium product line owned by National Beef Packing Co., announced one of its hometown foodservice customers has been named the “2010 Burger Bracket National Champion by Burgerbusiness.com. The Web site awarded Kansas City-based blanc burgers + bottles one of its top award among 64 burger chains and independently owned eateries in one of four regions. Sourced from single-breed, hormone- and antibiotic-free cattle that are fed a corn-based diet, Vintage Natural is the primary supplier of beef to blanc and is distributed in Kansas City by Arrowhead Specialty Meats.

“We really like using Vintage Natural Beef,” said Josh Eans, chef and partner at blanc burgers + bottles. “We sampled many beef programs out there and found that Vintage has superior and consistency.”