Why did Belcampo shut down? Belcampo Meat Co. has closed all restaurants, including the location in Oakland’s Jack London Square. OAKLAND, Calif. – Belcampo Meat Co. has abruptly closed its doors after revelations showed the company misled diners about the source of food on the menus.
Is Belcampo out of business? Just months after the turmoil spurred by a video that alleged intentional mislabeling of products at Belcampo Meat Co. — antithetical to the business’s direct-sourcing ethos and sustainability-driven marketing — it has ceased its retail and restaurant operations, effective Oct. 18.
What happened to Belcampo farms? Bay Area-based Belcampo closes its restaurants, ends retail operations amid scandal. FILE — Bay Area-based Belcampo, a sustainable butcher and farm, abruptly closed all its California restaurant locations following a scandal in May where it mislabeled meat at its Santa Monica store.
Who owns Belcampo? Belcampo Meat Co. is a Bay Area meat company that sells organic, sustainably sourced meat. Its co-founder and CEO, Anya Fernald, used to be a vegetarian. Its cattle are free-range and fed on blades of local grass.