Processing Company Inc.
64 years of family tradition. Located in Seward, Illinois, Eickman's is family-owned and operated by several generations of the Eickman family. We specialize in customizing your order by cutting, smoking and packaging your meat the way you want - whatever your needs, your options are nearly endless!
John Eickman was a Depot Agent in Seward and would help local farmers butcher their ... Read More >>
John Eickman was a Depot Agent in Seward and would help local farmers butcher their livestock at their farms. When the depot was worn down in 1943, John purchased the local creamery building to slaughter there. John's son Merlyn helped his father and brothers with the slaughtering, which eventually led to Merlyn's job in Rockford at Farmer's Feed and Locker Company. The Rockford company furnished meat to lockers in several...Read More
Separate from our retail area we specialize in custom processing of Beef, Pork, Lamb and Venison - it's a great way to fill your freezer! We proudly utilize local farms for our processing for the best quality.
What makes it custom? You tell us how much you want (1/4, 1/2 or whole beef, 1/2 or whole hog) and we'll walk you through all of your cut options and how you want it packaged. Click below for more info...Read More
If getting a 1/2 hog or a 1/4 beef or more is not for you, don't forget about our retail store!
We have individual steaks and roasts, brats and burgers, fruits, vegetables, desserts, seasonings, sauces and more.
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Where Can You Find Eickman's Meats?
From the humane harvesting of local livestock to the cutting, packaging, curing, and smoking, our goal is to bring you quality meat.
We take pride in learning all facets of our craft - from the ways things were done in the old days to how new technology may contribute to a better product - often blending the two.
Our skilled butchers process your animal just the way you want. We also cure and smoke our hams, bacon, jerky and more in old-fashioned ways and make a variety of sausages, all on-site.
New Packaging Machine!
Alright everyone, after 10 years of dreaming, planning and saving, we got our first rollstock packaging machine: the Bulldog from Ultrasource. What does this mean for you, the customer?...
Eickman’s offers Catering! For decades Eickman’s catering has been a popular choice for weddings, graduation parties, holiday parties and more. ...
All About Our Meat Conventions
Meat Convention. Not something most people attend, or have even heard of, throughout the course of their lives, but for us - it’s something we look forward to. ...