El Rito lamb processor says business is booming in pandemic

El Rito lamb processor says business is booming in pandemic

El Rito lamb processor says business is booming in pandemic

The Santa Fe New Mexican

By Scott Waylaid

(NMF&LB State Board Member) Don Martinez believes his lamb-processing and wholesale business has become more important in the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally New Mexico Food Products, based in El Rito, provides lamb products throughout the region, including the Navajo Nation, where infection rates are high...Martinez has one of three slaughterhouses in the state that are certified with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A fourth is set to open in Las Vegas, N.M., but that is unlikely to affect Martinez’s business. More here