A subsidiary of Labatt, Direct Source Meats is a USDA inspected facility. DSM offers high quality, specialty meat products to customers. Our partnership with DSM allows us to cater to customer needs by providing specialization and consultation for all meat products.

Direct Source Meats strives to be the best in people, the best in products and the best in service by creating value for our customers. We believe in forming long-term relationships with premier customers. DSM commits itself to continuous improvement in our drive to consistently exceed customer expectations.  

Barbacoa Web          Barbacoa. Prepared in authentic Mexican tradition, our barbacoa is 100% beef cheek meat blended with spices and slow cooked to perfection.  It is passed through an x-ray machine and then packaged in boil-in-bags for ease of quick reheating, while maintaining all flavors and juices. This traditional meat can be served as a filling for tacos, tamales, or as a center of the plate offering.

Established in 2001, Direct Sources Meats is a 30,000 square foot, USDA facility that specializes in the further processing of beef, chicken and pork for both retail and food service markets.  With a staff of in-house consultants, programmers, analysts and food scientists, DSM uses technological innovations to differentiate itself within the industry.  At DSM, it is our mission to be a resource for all stakeholders, employees, customers, suppliers and for the communities where we do business.  It's our goal to continuously differentiate DSM in the industry by producing high-quality product that is predictable and has verifiable, consistent quality.

Raw Beef Fajita Skirt Steak Web                            Beef Fajita. Whole inside skirts are tenderized, trimmed and marinated using southwestern style fajita spices. Our beef fajitas are packed under a vacuum creating a ready-to-cook product that can be prepared on a flat top or char grill. Serve these traditional beef fajitas whole, sliced or diced with sautéed peppers and onions on a sizzling comal or in a warm flour tortilla.

Raw Portioned Chicken Breast Web                                  Chicken Fajita. Whole white meat chicken breasts portioned to create a uniform thickness and marinated using southwestern style fajita spices. Our chicken fajitas are packed under a vacuum creating a ready-to-cook product that can be prepared on a flat top or char grill. Serve these traditional chicken fajitas whole, sliced or diced with sautéed peppers and onions on a sizzling comal or in a warm flour tortilla.

In 2008, DSM further expanded its reach when it acquired a processing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This custom cut facility features a grinding operation and is known for its savory, ground beef patties as well as for their growing New Mexico Beef and Native American Beef programs.

Baseball Steak Sliced                        Baseball Cut Sirloin. Popular among steak lovers this sirloin, is cut filet style from the center of the top sirloin. Although lean, this steak delivers the hearty flavor of the sirloin along with the lean tender quality of a filet. 

Direct Source Meats is expanding its offerings as it enters the Ready to Eat arena in the Summer of 2016. DSM is opening its cooking operation with a state of the art, 60,000 square foot plant located in San Antonio, Texas. This leading edge facility is outfitted with most advanced equipment, while also equipped with a smokehouse and steamhouses that were built and imported from Germany. DSM Cooked was carefully designed to produce safe, high quality protein items and will initially feature ready to eat items such as authentic barbacoa, picadillo, carne guisada, and smoked brisket.

Shredded Chicken Web                          Shredded Chicken. Prepared from a blend of boneless, skinless white and dark meat chicken that represents the ratios of a whole bird, this meat is lightly seasoned to round out the savory, rich flavors of a rotisserie chicken. Our seasoned shredded chicken provides an excellent base to further tailoring the product to your desired end usage. Use this delicious chicken in tacos, enchiladas, chicken salad, soups, and many more dishes.

Carne Guisada Web                                     Carne Guisada. An authentic Mexican recipe that utilizes tender chunks of lean beef, seasoned with traditional spices and cooked with tomatoes, green peppers, and onions. Packaged in an easy to heat boil-in-bag, our carne guisada can be served as a filling for tacos or as a center of the plate offering.

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