Bar-S Foods Company began operations in 1981 following the acquisition of facilities, brand names and other assets of the Cudahy Company. It is recognized as one of the 10 largest privately-held companies in Arizona and ranks among the top 40 largest meat-processing companies in the United States. Bar-S Foods Company markets more than 100 processed meat products under brands such as Bar-S, Extra Lean, President's Pride, Chuck Wagon, Jumbo Jumbos and others. Within the product mix are items designed specifically to serve the retail, service deli, warehouse club, military and export market segments. Its products are marketed in all 50 states as well as in foreign countries. The Elk City, Ok. facility is a 145,000 square foot cold storage warehouse and distribution center for Bar-S products. It also provides dry storage, spice blending, laundry and a central laboratory.