Greenberg Smoked Turkeys

Greenberg Smoked Turkeys Rises From the Ashes in Time for Thanksgiving

October 7, 2021 | By Laurel Miller

On Nov. 6, 2020, a fire broke out in one of Greenberg Smoked Turkeys freezers.

Due to a Massive Fire, Greenberg Smoked Turkeys Cancels Remaining 2020 Orders

November 9, 2020 | By Melissa Gaskill

On Friday, Nov. 6, employees at Greenberg Smoked Turkeys in Tyler were spending the busy day fulfilling orders for the company’s famed Thanksgiving turkeys. That night, an explosion in one of the freezer facilities caused a fire and brought the busiest time of year to a halt.

How Oprah Helped This Smoked Turkey Company Become Famous

November 1, 2018 | By Michael Hoinski

Sam Greenberg, the third-generation owner of Greenberg Smoked Turkeys, can pinpoint the day his bird became the word: Nov. 11, 2003. Oprah Winfrey’s people had called. The famed talk show host wanted to feature Greenberg turkeys on her annual—and very influential—gift-giving episode, “Oprah’s Favorite Things.”

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