Ideal Meat & Specialty Food is a regional wholesale distributor specializing in
high-quality proteins, local grocery, and food service items.
Founded in 1950, we have grown from a small meat market to a top-notch distributor serving Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. We remain family-owned and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service.
We serve national and regional grocery retailers, butcher shops, and restaurants.
We distribute throughout Indiana, western Ohio, southeastern Illinois and northern Kentucky.
Founded in 1950 by Nathan Stein, Ideal Meat & Specialty Food has always been a cornerstone for meat distribution in Indiana and the surrounding states.
Based out of Bloomington, Indiana, Dillman Farm has been crafting all-natural products since 1970. It started when Carl Dillman began making oven-baked apple butter for a restaurant in Brown County and delivering it while out on his milk route for Johnson’s Creamery. The product line grew as demand for Carl’s apple butter grew. Today, our product lineup includes all-natural fruit butters, preserves, mustards, salsas, and barbecues. Carl’s legacy of making all-natural, delicious products lives on today through his son Cary Dillman, along with family and friends.