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For Peabody’s Bertolino, there’s no place like home

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Bertolino Foods CEO Leo Bertolino, left, and his son, Michael Bertolino, VP of sales and purchasing, share a laugh in the company's premium test kitchen in their new facility in Peabody.

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Bertolino Foods has opened a new, 105,000 sq/ft meat processing and shipping facililty in Peabody.

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Bertolino Foods CEO Leo Bertolino walks through a large, empty, space at their new facility in Peabody which will be set up with eight to nine production lines, handling beef, pork, lamb, and chicken among other products.

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Bertolino Foods CEO Leo Bertolino unboxes a package of ground beef, one of the company's most popular products, before it is shipped out of their new facility in Peabody.

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The testing facility at Bertolino Foods' new production and shipping location in Peabody.

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Bertolino Foods CEO Leo Bertolino walks among the roughly 1.2 million pounds of meat in the freezer, which is kept at -15 degrees Fahrenheit, in the company's new facility in Peabody.

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David Rivera of Methuen prepares a shipment of meat as he works at Bertolino Foods' new facility in Peabody.

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Jose Molina of Salem prepares a shipment of meat as he works at Bertolino Foods' new facility in Peabody.

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For 32 years, Bertolino Foods CEO Leo Bertolino has called Peabody home. Now, his business is also calling Peabody home. For 50 years, Bertolino Foods had been located at Boston’s New Boston Food Market. But the business was forced to vacate in order to make way for a new development. Bertolino didn’t have to go…

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