If Bankheads is where Pike County residents go to buy candies, then Woods Smoked Meats is where they go to buy their meats. The Woods’ family has perfected their trade over the years, winning over 450 state, national and international awards our premium quality smoked meats, and celebrating over 60 years in the smoked meat business. The “SWEET BETSY from PIKE” brand smoked meats and sauces have proven that Kansas City isn’t the only Missouri city with good BBQ. This family-owned business is housed in a log-cabin storefront and is another must stop for anyone visiting Bowling Green.
Ed Woods and his wife Regina run Woods Smoked Meats in Bowling Green. Ed’s father began the business in 1947, and Ed has since taken over the business. Woods has won more than 500 state, national and international awards, and has held a number of leadership roles throughout the meat processing industry.