Who are we?

Kawartha Meats Inc., is owned by Arthur Schickedanz who brings to the abattoir market over 40 years experience as a Rancher, Cattle Breeder and deeply embedded in the agriculture community. 


The Kawartha Meats Advantage

Kawartha Meats is committed to the meat packing industry. Why is that important to you?

  • We understand your needs, being a meat producer ourselves.
  • Our future includes promoting meat products.
  • We understand the threat of Plant-based products.
  • We are open to partnering with like-minded Meat producers.
  • We understand the importance of following and understanding consumer trends.
  • Our long term plans include expansion to improve our ability to serve you better and lower processing cost for our customers.
  • When you do business with us you're not just a customer, you are a partner.
  • Arthur Schickendanz is well known for his integrity and understanding of the Beef industry.


Over 40 years experience

Our first facility is located in Little Britain, Ontario. It has been in operation for many years. Newly renovated to meet and exceed the latest industry standards. Our staff at the Kawartha Meats Plant is highly experienced in processing Beef, Veal, Lamb, Goats, Sheep and Pigs.

The highly  experienced team at Kawartha Meats can be a valuable partner to bring your product to market efficiently and dependably.


Top to bottom service

We can offer your business a full service from processing, meat packing and refrigerated delivery or just processing, cooling and preparing for pickup. Call us today and see how we can work together.

maintaining a high standard

Kawartha Meats Inc., will always strive to perform at the highest standard to gain and keep your business.

Always open to your comments

What you think of us is always of the utmost importance. We will work hard to achieve a high rating from you.


Meat Packing requires a highly skilled team

Kawartha Meats provides your business the knowledge necessary to handle your livestock with the proper care they need.  With many years of breeding cattle and dealing with livestock we can assure you the right treatment of your livestock when they are in our possession.

  • Sheltered pens for Beef, pigs, sheep and lambs
  • Large grazing fields on the premises
  • Experienced butcher on staff
  • New Refrigerated 20' truck
  • Skilled staff on processing floor
  • Updated security system to protect your inventory
  • Newly update cooling system to safeguard you meat