About Us


Company Summary

Colorado Boxed Beef, founded in 1975, is a leading distributor of refrigerated and frozen products. We supply our customers with the finest beef, pork, poultry, lamb, veal, seafood, cheese, vegetables, lunch meat, and a variety of dry products. 

Founded by Dick Saterbo, Colorado Boxed Beef is committed to serving our faithful, longtime customers, while continuing to grow with innovative ideas.

Today our team is led by the second generation co-chairmen, Bryan and John Saterbo. The brothers grew up in and have worked all facets of their family business. Our President and CEO, John Rattigan, started with the company at ground level more than two decades ago. Colorado Boxed Beef provides customers with the best purchasing, bilingual sales/customer service, marketing, merchandising, distribution, and logistics solutions in the food distribution industry. 

Our Beliefs

Our partners around the United States and internationally rely on us to deliver with excellence. We make more than 6,000 deliveries per week. Our focus is providing the highest quality service — every time. Our commitment to delivering quality products with the best service is the most important promise we make. It involves our entire network of CBBC Team Members, Suppliers and you, our True Partners whose success is paramount to our own. Our people, investing in communities, commitment to honest and ethical business practices are the reasons behind our growth. We continually pursue innovation in the products, services and technology that we use to deliver with quality and excellence.

Company Mission

To always take the necessary steps to exceed our customers’ expectations and experience on every transaction. Committed to listening, then delivering, based on the various needs that ultimately enable our customers to offer their clients, the very best. The “best attitude with the best solution” is what to expect – period!


Our customers include the leading Independent and Chain Retailers, Cruise Lines, Food Service Distributors, the United States Military, Amusement Parks and other food outlets throughout the United States and internationally.

Our Commitment

Positive Attitudes – Driven by exceeding our customer’s expectations! We will always help our clients accelerate the growth of their business. We value our relationship with our customers and will continue to ensure that each client receives the attention to detail that truly makes us their partner in helping them achieve their individual goals.

The Future

For good reason, we are enthusiastic about the future.  Our success is based on our customers’ growth and success, with a solid team of highly trained associates and a loyal customer base we are poised to continue our growth.   By implementing new technologies, growing our purchasing and distribution services through acquisitions and maintaining our pledge to offer superior service, products and value how can the future not be bright?   “As true partners working toward a common goal, we will all succeed together.”