At Lot 279, you’ll find home-raised Nebraska Beef, value-conscious steaks, incredible seafood, and more. Don’t hesitate to ask us how to prepare something: we know our stuff and we’re happy to help.
Quality Meat Perfected Over Five Generations
We Know Our Meat
Lot 279 was started by The Albers family, in Wisner, Nebraska. Although the story started quite a while ago. The practice of enhancing the flavor of beef by finishing cattle on grain started in Nebraska in the early 1900s. Herb Sr. built Herb Albers Feedlot in the heart of cattle feeding country. Little did he know at the time, the operation he started would be taken over from generation to generation. What began as a small feeding operation, has now grown into several other diverse businesses with multiple generations working together to build a better future.
Today Lot 279 is one of those family owned businesses. We have taken our passion for agriculture and quality beef a step further. Lot 279 and the Albers Family want to offer you the best beef, pork and seafood on the market. The Taste of Nebraska tradtion is about bringing the family around the table for an incredible meal.
Our Founding Story
THE ALBERS FEEDLOT IS BORN
Herb Sr. built his farm on the Northern county line, 6 miles north of Wisner, Nebraska. The cattle yards were situated in a wagon wheel formation around our first feed mill, some of which are still around today. It was started as a family-owned and operated farm that specializes in producing grain fed cattle. Our family's love of agriculture and the knowledge we have built on for nearly 100 years has allowed us to consistently grow and expand our operation. Producing incredible beef is something you have to be passionate about.
ALBERS BEEF IS CREATED
The Albers Family handled everything from planting and harvesting the grain, to raising the best cattle, while maintaining the highest standards for animal welfare. With an exemplary family history and industry lineage, our family decided we wanted to do more: bring the consumer closer to the family that produced their beef with a branded name and product.
LOT 279 IN NORFOLK IS BORN
With Albers Beef running successfully, we chose to take the culinary experience further by opening our tasting bar and butchershop, Lot 279. Located in downtown Norfolk, the unique atmosphere paired with great wines, small bites, and of course, our full service butchership. From our family farm, this is our hub, a brick, and mortar for customers to buy our products in person.
Introducing our new Online Marketplace and delivery programs
The next chapter will be continuing what our family started with Albers Beef: bringing you the highest quality beef that we can. From our family to yours, we want you to have an exemplary beef experience, and we’re bringing other premium options to the table that pair well with your beef selections. A high-quality culinary experience is what truly represents The Taste of Nebraska Tradition. And it’s what we’ll continue to deliver daily at Lot 279, from our shop to your home.
BRINGING THE FARMERS AND RANCHERS THAT PRODUCE YOUR FOOD CLOSER TO THE TABLE
Lot 279 will open its beef processing facility in Norfolk, Nebraska. We will become a house for family-branded beef from passionate producers like our family. Additionally, we will be able to create more and better products for our customers with our state-of-the-art packaging and processing facility."
OUR QUALITY GUARANTEE
We stand behind everything we produce and only serve what we would want on our own table. We started Lot 279, to offer our own home-raised beef but also great products that are quality and flavorful (and products you can’t find in your local grocery store). We only carry products that meet the same standards of culinary experience that we hold ourselves to; and, we taste test products to ensure they’re up to par.
What our customers say
Here’s how our customers rave about the high-quality and fresh Lot 279 meat.
Yes, it's "pricey." That's what you get when you find high-quality products.
Great quality meat (cooked steaks at our campsite from here and was the best I've had)!
Amazing quality! Super happy with quality, taste and excellent delivery service. Ordering was a breeze!
I have utilized Albers Beef for an array of gifts from corporate gifts to suppliers/ customers to personal birthday wishes and Thank You's. Albers beef has consistently arrived in a timely manner & more importantly met the highest standards of quality & taste.
I enjoy all of the Albers Beef products regularly. The tenderness and marbling are always consistent. I personally don't think their thick-cut Sirloins can be beat.
The value that Lot 279 offers is fantastic. I love both the Albers Beef and Reserve Lines of products. taste.