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Weis Markets has introduced a new Pennsylvania Proud Choice Angus Beef program, which is supplied by Angus producers throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to the company, it is "the nation's first locally raised beef program offered by a supermarket chain and it is also the first branded Pennsylvania Angus program."

"Buying local is one of the hottest trends in food today but it's been a hot trend for us since 1912," said Norman S. Rich, Weis CEO. "Pennsylvania has a vibrant agricultural economy known for its quality. Last year alone, we purchased more than 19 million pounds of produce from local Pennsylvania producers. Our Pennsylvania Proud Choice Angus Beef is the logical extension of our commitment to buying and selling Pennsylvania's best products. We are proud to be the first supermarket company in the country to offer a local beef program."

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