opened at 2110 State Street in 1965. For the past 52 years we have served the people of New Albany with the finest beef, pork and poultry.
It is our mission that Karem's Meats will continue to be New Albany's locally owned meat market and will provide the highest quality beef, pork, and chicken with great service and reasonable prices.
How has Karem's Meats stood the test of time and served New Albany for over half a century? The answer is our quality meats and outstanding customer service. When you visit us, you will understand.
In 1965 Joe Karem opened Karem’s Meats at 2110 State Street
in New Albany, Indiana. His commitment
to quality and his focus on unparalleled service helped build a business that
has served fresh meats to his customers for generations.
In 1985 Greg Karem purchased his father’s business that he
had worked for since he was a teenager.
He continued to provide the level of service that his father’s customers
had come to expect and the meat market continued to thrive under his
In Early 2017 the owners of the property that Karem’s Meats
had occupied for 52 years was sold to a developer and it was apparent that
Karem’s would have to find a new home.
After half a century in the meat business, Greg Karem decided it was
time to retire but he still wanted for Karem’s Meats to continue.
Matthew Nash who had been an employee of Karem’s Meats for
two years purchased the business from Greg Karem and began searching for a new
home for New Albany’s last locally owned fresh meat market.
On May 23, 2017 Karem’s Meats reopened at 3306 Plaza
Drive. The new location was a slightly
larger building, with a fresh look with just enough hints of the past 52 years.
Karem’s Meats will continue to offer the same great product,
and the same outstanding service that our customers have come to expect since
Joe Karem opened the doors on February 8th 1965, We appreciate every customer that has made
our meat market a success and welcome everyone to visit our new location and
look forward to serving New Albany for 52 more years and beyond.