Product Creation Services
We have teamed with Gene Gagliardi to create and innovate new
protein products for foodservice and retail commercialization.
Gene Gagliardi has been the premier innovator of meat products over
the past 40 years. His is the inventor of an untold number of
creative concepts for the food and meat industries. Some of Gene’s
inventions include Steak-ums, Popcorn Chicken, and National
Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) beef value cuts.
Since the late 60′s, Gene has built a portfolio of more than thirty
different patents, including three that have been enjoyed
everywhere. Consumers are buying his creations at their favorite
restaurants and at the checkout counter in retail grocers.
Steak-umm® was developed as a portioned, sliced, home version of the
Philadelphia cheesesteak which has been both a national and
The Beef Value Cuts developed for the NCBA includes the Flat Iron
Steak, Petite Filet and Ranch Steaks.
Popcorn chicken still ranks as one of the most successful products
launched by KFC. Gene also developed Bojangles Buffalo Bites. They
have been sold in more than 200 units at a pace of more than 40,000
pounds per week. They have remained a menu staple for more than 25
These are just a few of the items invented by a man with tremendous
vision and a passion.
Gene Gagliardi, Inventor