Sell meat online

Start, run, and grow your meat business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the meat business you’ve always wanted.

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How to sell meat online in just 5 steps

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Everything you need to sell meat

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Learn, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online meat store that reflects your unique brand with over 70 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your meat store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your meat business encounters.

Learn more about selling meat

  • Meat is a highly perishable product, so you must set up adequate storage conditions first. You can upload photos of raw or cooked meat pictures and specify vital information like weight, type, portion, and type of processing to boost sales on your Shopify store. You will need to include dry ice when shipping your frozen meat to customers.

  • You can start selling meat on Shopify with a few clicks and take advantage of the platform’s free, flexible, and automatic carrier shipping rates. With Shopify’s mobile app, you can send and receive orders seamlessly via your phone. Plus, there’s no limit to the kinds of meat you can sell on Shopify—as long as they're legal in your region.

  • Definitely! You can set up a virtual meat market on Shopify from a pool of over 80 professional themes and templates and with help from web design experts. Shopify also allows your customers to buy meat online and pick it up at your physical meat store. With Shopify’s website hosting prowess, your customers are sure to enjoy seamless navigation, aesthetic display, and airtight cybersecurity.

  • As a general rule of thumb, you should price meat by weight and you can easily do that with a scale. The type of meat will also determine its price; processed meat costs more than raw meat, and turkey will command a higher price than beef. The best practice for pricing meat is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.

  • Butcher Box is an online subscription service that delivers meat and fish to customers using Shopify.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your meat with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 6,000 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your meat online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For meat businesses at every stage and size

  • Basic

    Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales


  • Shopify

    Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store


  • Advanced

    Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting


Start your meat business with Shopify today

Try Shopify free for 3 days, and explore all the tools and services you need to start, run, and grow your business.

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