BBQ - Crafted with care, Flavored by fire

Crafted with care,
Flavored by fire


Barbecue. It’s more than a meal. It’s a lifestyle. Whether you’re just starting to see a spark of interest in barbecue or you’re fanning the flames of your burning passion for the craft — Tyson Fresh Meats can help you heat things up with pitmaster tips and the very best beef and pork.

Add fuel to your fire with brands from Tyson Fresh Meats.    

BBQ Masters

Five world-class pitmasters. Hundreds of grand championship awards. Three perfected proteins. Tuffy Stone, Sterling “Big Poppa” Ball, Tim Scheer, Fred Robles and Justin McGlaun are the ambassadors representing Tyson Fresh Meats.

Tuffy Stone

Sterling Ball

Tim Scheer

Fred Robles

Justin McGlaun

How do you ‘cue?

Wet or dry. Smoked or grilled. Low and slow or hot and fast. There are just about as many barbecue techniques as there are pitmasters in this country — and that’s good news for barbecue fans. No matter what your technique and style is, there’s plenty of room to put your own spin on barbecue.
While new styles are growing in popularity, these are America’s favorite barbecue styles right now:
  1. Kansas City
  2. Texas
  3. Memphis
  1. Hawaiian
  2. Louisiana
  3. South Carolina
  1. Kansas City
  2. Texas
  3. Memphis
  1. Hawaiian
  2. Louisiana
  3. South Carolina

Technomic’s 2019 Flavor Consumer Trend Report

We’re not just blowing smoke

There’s a science behind the love of barbecue, and we like to think we’ve cracked the code. With barbecue popularity on the rise, two things are very clear. One, people really love barbecue. And two, meat quality makes all the difference.
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of Americans say they find barbecue flavor appealing and more than one-third say they’ve eaten it in the past seven days1

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of people say barbecue is their favorite preparation style for beef2

and it is higher for pork at3

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of DIY barbecuers prefer smoking or slow-cooking, but4

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opt for quick and easy sauces5

1 – Source: Datassential 2015 Menu Trends Keynote Report
2, 3 – Source: Technomic’s 2019 Center of the Plate: Beef & Pork Consumer Trend Report
4, 5 – Source: Meat Consumer Segmentation 2.0 Research, Midan Marketing, 2019

Cook like the pros

Ready to up your barbecue game? Our Barbecue Masters have shared some of their top recipes to help you improve your ‘cue.

Grilled Spiced Pork Tenderloins With Apple Onion Jam

Korean Inspired Tri-Tip

Sweet & Savory Citrus St. Louis Style Ribs

Pork Belly Tacos

Sweet & Spicy Pork Belly Sandwiches With Asian Slaw

For meat that can take the heat, choose Tyson Fresh Meats brands

Tyson Fresh Meats brands were born to be barbecued. With quality and consistency you can count on, explore all our brands to see which ones are perfect for you to ‘cue.
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