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Petit Jean Meats
51 Blue Diamond Drive
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
Fax: 501.354.2283
Customer Service
800.264.2475
Corporate Office
501.354.2474
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FAQ

Where are you located?

Our administrative offices and processing plan is located in Morrilton, Arkansas. Morrilton is located on Interstate 40 about 40 miles west of Little Rock.


How long can you freeze a ham?

Our products can be safely frozen for up to one year in the original vacuum packaging.

How long can a ham be kept in the refrigerator?

Hams that are vacuum sealed can be kept in the refrigerator for two-three weeks. When the vacuum seal is broken, the ham needs to be eaten within 7 days or can be frozen in a freezer bag for up to 3 months.

Does the ham have to be cooled?

All of our products need to be kept in the refrigerator or freezer.

How many people does a ham feed?

Depending on the weight, our bone-in hams feed 25-40 people – Small 25, Medium, 30, Large, 40. Our EZ Carve ham (boneless) feeds 25. Remember to increase this number for a buffet and decrease it for a sit-down meal.

How do I heat the ham?

Whole Ham - Remove bag. Place ham on rack in open pan.  Add 1/8" to 1/4" water in the pan.  Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 12 minutes per pound.  Cook uncovered for the first two hours then cover the reminaing time.  Garnish if desired.  Let sit, uncovered, for at least 30 minutes before carving and serving.  (All of our hams are fully cooked and do not require additional cooking.)


Whole Spiral Ham - Remove bag.  Double wrap ham in aluminum foil prior to heating to retain moisture.  Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 12 minutes per pound.  Garnish if desired and serve.


1/2 Spiral Ham and 1/2 Ham - Remove bag.  Double wrap ham in aluminum foil prior to heating to retain moisture.  Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 10 minutes per pound.  Garnish if desired and serve.


Turkey - If frozen the turkey will need to be thawed.  Thaw in refrigerator for three days.  Heat - Remove bag.  Place turkey on rack in open pan.  To heat throughout, heat for 10 minutes per pound at 300 degrees until the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 155 degrees. (All of our turkeys are fully cooked and do no require additional cooking.)

What is the difference between an EZ Carve Ham and a Bone-In Ham?

The only difference between the two hams is that we have removed the bone from the EZ Carve fore easy slicing.

Are your hams spiral sliced?

We offer both spiral-sliced and ready-to-slice hams. Pick your favorite!

How do you ship your products?

Customers choose their preferred shipping method – Ground/3 Day, 2 Day, Next Day. Standard delivery arrives within three business days.

What do I do when my shipment arrives?

We have taken great care to ship your product so that it arrives fresh and ready to eat. Upon arrival, remove the product from the insulated container and refrigerate immediately.


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