Beef Products, Inc. (1) Purchases during the period (excluding transactions that are eliminated in consolidated or combined financial statements) with related party. Beef Products, Inc Aggregate revenue during the period from the sale of goods in the normal course of business, after deducting returns, allowances and discounts. Passthrough "expected" income tax expense Passthrough "expected" income tax expense State Federal Phantom Class A units Revolving Term Loan Supplement provide for revolving credit commitment Class A {3} Class A The amount of net income (loss) for the period per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Weighted average Outstanding units Class B The average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted EPS or earnings per unit (EPU), determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period. Units (denominator) The average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted EPS or earnings per unit (EPU), determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period. Machinery and equipment Property, plant, and equipment are depreciated principally on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful life National Interests from NBPCo Percent National Interests from NBPCo Percent Legal Proceedings {1} Legal Proceedings Effect of exchange rate changes on cash Proceeds from sale of property, plant, and equipment Cash flows from investing activities: Due to affiliates {1} Due to affiliates Allocation of net income for the year ended August 27, 2011 Allocation of net income for the year ended August 27, 2011 Allocation of net income for the 18 week period ended December 31, 2011 Allocation of net income for the 18 week period ended December 31, 2011 Selling, general, and administrative expenses Cash and cash equivalents Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period Cash and cash equivalents at end of period Entity Voluntary Filers Document Period End Date Percentage of profits and losses to receive distributions of net cash flow on pro rata basis Percentage of profits and losses to receive distributions of net cash flow on pro rata basis Class B {2} Class B The amount of net income (loss) for the period available to each share of common stock or common unit outstanding during the reporting period and to each share or unit that would have been outstanding assuming the issuance of common shares or units for all dilutive potential common shares or units outstanding during the reporting period. Class A {2} Class A The amount of net income (loss) for the period available to each share of common stock or common unit outstanding during the reporting period and to each share or unit that would have been outstanding assuming the issuance of common shares or units for all dilutive potential common shares or units outstanding during the reporting period. (Loss) Income attributable to USPB Available to unitholders (numerator) Machinery and equipment {1} Machinery and equipment Schedule of Income tax expense includes the following current and deferred provisions Schedule (Loss) income Per Unit Calculation Foreign Currency Translation Policy Subsequent Events Quarterly Results (Unaudited) {1} Quarterly Results (Unaudited) Long Term Debt and Loan Agreements {1} Long Term Debt and Loan Agreements Long Term Debt and Loan Agreements Description of Business Borrowings under term note payable Distribution from National Beef The amount of cash distributions received from a common shareholder or unit-holder by a LLC or LP. Gain on sale of majority interest in National Beef Packing Co., LLC Allocation of net loss for the year ended December 28, 2013 Allocation of net loss for the year ended December 28, 2013 Foreign currency translation adjustments Basic {1} Basic National Beef Packing Company, LLC Amount after tax of income (loss) attributable to redeemable noncontrolling shareholder, unit holder, partner, or other equity holder of a joint venture. Kansas City Steak Company, LLC Less: Net income attributable to non-controlling interest in: Net income attributable to non-controlling interest in: [Abstract] Income tax expense Members capital units issued The number of limited liability company units issued. Less accumulated depreciation Sales to Beef Products, Inc Gain on sale of fixed assets The difference between the sale price or salvage price and the book value of a property, plant, and equipment asset that was sold or retired during the reporting period. This element refers to the gain (loss). Other non-operating expense, net Long Term Debt and Loan Agreements Master Loan Agreement Basic (Loss) Income per unit: Accumulated depreciation Amount of accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization for physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services. USPB USPB Related Party Transactions Table Investment in National Beef Packing Company, LLC Policy Quarterly Results (Unaudited) Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities Repayments of other indebtedness/capital leases Accounts payable Cattle purchases payable The amount of acquisition cost of a business combination allocated to accounts payable of the acquired entity. Foreign currency translation adjustment Members' capital Basic Earnings Per Limited Liability Company Unit Abstract [Abstract] Net (loss) income Total liabilities and capital shares and equities Total liabilities and capital shares and equities Total of all Liabilities and Capital Shares and Equities items, including the portion of equity attributable to noncontrolling interests. Total liabilities Total liabilities Other accrued expenses and liabilities Percentage of concentration risk of one customer to total sales Percentage of concentration risk of one customer to total sales Class B units {4} Class B units The number of limited liability company units issued. Total income tax expense Deferred provision: Exercise price of shares issued Exercise price of shares issued Construction in process Building and improvements NBPCo NBPCo Leucadia to sell to TMK Holdings Leucadia to sell to TMK Holdings in percent Schedule of cost and accumulated depreciation for property, plant, and equipment Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies {1} Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies Payments of patronage notices The cash outflow for patronage notices. Adjustment to reflect prior period corrections The amount of a reclassification adjustment made to prior period financial statement amounts. Patronage notices Total other income (expense) Total costs and expenses Net sales Parentheticals Due from affiliates Entity Public Float Total Purchases from Affiliate State {1} State Total current tax expense Equity in (loss) income of National Beef Packing Company, LLC {1} Equity in (loss) income of National Beef Packing Company, LLC This item represents the entity's proportionate share for the period of the net income (loss) of its investee (such as unconsolidated subsidiaries and joint ventures) to which the equity method of accounting is applied. Net (loss) income {2} Net (loss) income The consolidated profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, including the portion attributable to the noncontrolling interest. Tax year 2012 over distribution Tax year 2012 over distribution Balance Balance Balance Diluted Patronage notices payable Total of patronage notice payable in cash. Restricted cash Description of benchmark percentage to total sales Description of benchmark percentage to total sales Sales to: Phantom Class B units {2} Phantom Class B units Available revolving credit commitment Class B The amount of net income (loss) from continuing operations per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Pursuant to pre-existing put rights, NBP to purchase from TKK and TMKCo Pursuant to pre-existing put rights, NBP to purchase from TKK and TMKCo Description of Business Details Textual: Farmland National Beef Packing Co., L.P. (FNB) Description of Business Details: Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies {2} Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies Use of Estimates Legal Proceedings Write-off of debt issuance costs Class B units {3} Class B units The average number of limited liability Class B company units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted earnings per unit. Diluted {1} Diluted Class A units {2} Class A units The average number of limited liability company Class A units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating basic earnings per unit. Class A units Net income (loss) allocated to each outstanding limited liability company Class A unit. Cost of sales Members capital units outstanding The number of limited liability company units outstanding. Distributions payable Total amount of distributions payable. Total assets Total assets Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Entity Filer Category Number of convertible securities available for transfer: Total deferred tax expense Expenses of abandoned IPO effort This element represents the expenses of abandoned IPO effort. Decrease in state tax accruals The decrease during the reporting period in the amount of state tax. Rent expense associated with operating leases Class A Per unit amount The amount of net income (loss) for the period per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Class A The amount of net income (loss) from continuing operations per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Furniture and fixtures {1} Furniture and fixtures TMK Holdings TMK Holdings Leucadia Leucadia Shipping Costs Property, Plant and Equipment, Policy Employee Options and Benefit Plans {1} Employee Options and Benefit Plans Supplemental noncash disclosures of investing and financing activities: Supplemental cash disclosures: Payments of notes payable and fees Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities Other assets {1} Other assets Adjustment to fair value of non-controlling interest Adjustment to fair value of non-controlling interest Total capital shares and equities {1} Total capital shares and equities Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income Net (loss) income attributable to U.S. Premium Beef, LLC Gain on deconsolidation and sale of majority of ownership interest in National Beef Packing Company, LLC Class B Units: Class A Units: Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Type Limited liability company agreement Total income tax expense {1} Total income tax expense Amount of current income tax expense (benefit) and deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to continuing operations. State taxes, net of federal Amount of deferred state and local tax expense (benefit) pertaining to income (loss) from continuing operations Computed "expected" income tax expense Amount of deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to income (loss) from continuing operations. Weighted average Outstanding units (denominator) Revenue Recognition Subsequent Events: Other Income {2} Other Income Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies Cash paid for financing costs Cash flows from financing activities: Proceeds from sale of majority interest in National Beef Packing Co., LLC, net This is a cash inflow associated with the sale of a majority of the ownership interests of a subsidiary. National Beef Packing Company, LLC {1} National Beef Packing Company, LLC The portion of net Income or Loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest in subsidiary. Equity in (loss) income of National Beef Packing Company, LLC This item represents the entity's proportionate share for the period of the net income (loss) of its investee (such as unconsolidated subsidiaries and joint ventures) to which the equity method of accounting is applied. Total current assets Total current assets Foreign Current provision: Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award Details Diluted (loss) income per unit: Total property, plant, and equipment, at cost Amount before accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Buildings and improvements Property, plant, and equipment are depreciated principally on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful life Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies Property, Plant, and Equipment Estimated useful life Leucadia to purchase of the membership interests in NBP from the Company Amount of purchase of the membership interests in NBP from the Company Employee Options and Benefit Plans Additional minority interest acquired in National Beef Packing Company, LLC Other accrued expenses and liabilities {1} Other accrued expenses and liabilities Changes in assets and liabilities (net of acquisition): Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income to net cash provided by operating activities: Redemption of patronage notices Change in noncontrolling interest during the period as a result of a change in the redemption value of redeemable noncontrolling interest. Equity Components Kansas City Steak Company, LLC {1} Kansas City Steak Company, LLC The portion of net Income or Loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest in subsidiary. Other, net Other income (expense): Revenues: Capital shares and equities: Other liabilities Total of the carrying values as of the balance sheet date of obligations incurred through that date and payable for obligations related to services received from employees, such as accrued salaries and bonuses, payroll taxes and fringe benefits. Used to reflect the noncurrent portion of the liabilities due after one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Current liabilities: Restricted cash {1} Restricted cash Investment in National Beef Packing Company, LLC Document Fiscal Period Focus Entity Registrant Name Trading Symbol Customer Concentration Class B {3} Class B The amount of net income (loss) for the period per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Leucadia to purchase of the membership interests in NBP Percentage of purchase arrangement in which the entity has agreed Cash and Cash Equivalents, Policy Transition Period Comparative Data Related Party Transactions {1} Related Party Transactions Prior year excess distribution The cash inflow from prior year excess distribution. Other receivables {1} Other receivables Due from affiliates {1} Due from affiliates Accounts receivable Partner distributions CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY Comprehensive (loss) income Earnings per unit: Depreciation and amortization Costs and expenses: Members capital units authorized {1} Members capital units authorized The number of limited liability company units authorized to be issued. Members capital units authorized The number of limited liability company units authorized to be issued. ASSETS Purchases from: Total Sales to Affiliate Number of stock options issued to CEO Number of stock options issued to CEO Phantom Class B units {1} Phantom Class B units Phantom Class A units {1} Phantom Class A units Long Term Debt and Loan Agreements Capital and Operating Leases Units (denominator) {1} Units (denominator) The average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted EPS or earnings per unit (EPU), determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period. Furniture and fixtures Property, plant, and equipment are depreciated principally on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful life Schedule Transition Period Comparative Data Transition Period Comparative Data Table Capital Shares and Equities Related Party Transactions Description of Business {1} Description of Business Accrued compensation and benefits {1} Accrued compensation and benefits Inventories Statement Comprehensive (loss) income attributable to USPB Class A units {3} Class A units The average number of limited liability Class A company units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted earnings per unit. Class B units {1} Class B units Net income or loss allocated to each limited liability company unit outstanding during the reporting period and Class B unit that would have been outstanding assuming the issuance of limited liability company units for all dilutive potential units outstanding during the reporting period. Class A units {1} Class A units Net income or loss allocated to each limited liability company unit outstanding during the reporting period and Class A unit that would have been outstanding assuming the issuance of limited liability company units for all dilutive potential units outstanding during the reporting period. Interest expense Commitments and contingencies Total long-term liabilities Total long-term liabilities Document and Entity Information: Sales to foreign countries Capital Shares and Equities Class Units: Federal {1} Federal Income tax expense includes the following Other Income and Expenses Details Exercise price of shares exercised by CEO Exercise price of shares exercised by CEO Number of shares issued to CEO Number of shares issued to CEO Trailers and automotive equipment Property, plant, and equipment are depreciated principally on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful life Farmland Industries, Inc. (Farmland) Earnings Per Unit Policy Comprehensive Income, Policy Income Tax, Policy Restricted Cash Policy Basis of Presentation and Consolidation Depreciation and amortization {1} Depreciation and amortization The aggregate expense recognized in the current period that allocates the cost of tangible assets, intangible assets, or depleting assets to periods that benefit from use of the assets. Comprehensive income attributable to non-controlling interest in: Class B units {2} Class B units The average number of limited liability company Class B units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating basic earnings per unit. Class B units Net income (loss) allocated to each outstanding limited liability company Class B unit. Members capital units outstanding {1} Members capital units outstanding The number of limited liability company units outstanding. Total capital shares and equities Total capital shares and equities Total current liabilities Total current liabilities Current assets: Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding Current Fiscal Year End Date Entity Central Index Key Equity Component [Domain] Class B units {5} Class B units Class A units {5} Class A units Exercise price of shares converted into unit Exercise price of shares converted into unit Effect of dilutive securities - Class B unit options The average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted EPS or earnings per unit (EPU), determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period. Class B Per unit amount The amount of net income (loss) for the period per each share of common stock or unit outstanding during the reporting period. Land and improvements Selling, General and Administrative Policy Fair Value Measurements Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities Amortization of debt issuance costs Cash flows from operating activities: Distributions to non-controlling interest in Kansas City Steak Company, LLC Represents adjustment that results from distributions to non-controlling interest in subsidiary. Net (loss) income {1} Net (loss) income The consolidated profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, including the portion attributable to the noncontrolling interest. Members capital units issued {1} Members capital units issued The number of limited liability company units issued. Accrued compensation and benefits Due to affiliates Other assets Amendment Flag NBP Sales outside United States in millions NBP Sales outside United States Phantom Class B units Effect of dilutive securities - Class A unit options The average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used in calculating diluted EPS or earnings per unit (EPU), determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period. Weighted average Outstanding units Class A Summary of cost and accumulated depreciation for property, plant, and equipment National Interests from NBPCo for value National Interests from NBPCo for value Percentage of additional membership owned by company The percentage of additional ownership of common stock or equity participation in the investee accounted for under the equity method of accounting. Income Taxes Tables Fiscal Year Policy Business Segments Income Taxes: Assets acquired through capital lease Cash paid during the period for taxes, net Change in overdraft balances Net (payments) receipts under revolving credit lines Distributions from National Beef Packing Company, LLC Distributions from National Beef Packing Company, LLC Accrued insurance (Loss) income before taxes Operating (loss) income Accounts payable - trade Liabilities and Capital Shares and Equities Other current assets Percentage of profits and losses to receive distributions of net cash flow on pro rata basis {1} Percentage of profits and losses to receive distributions of net cash flow on pro rata basis Percentage of profits and losses to receive distributions of net cash flow on pro rata basis Other Income Taxes - Income tax expense differed from "expected" income tax Foreign {1} Foreign Other non operating income related to lease income The total amount of revenue recognized for the period from nonoperating leases, including minimum lease revenue, contingent revenue, percentage revenue and sublease revenue. Other non-operating income, net Class A {1} Class A Number of [basic] shares or units, after adjustment for contingently issuable shares or units and other shares or units not deemed outstanding, determined by relating the portion of time within a reporting period that common shares or units have been outstanding to the total time in that period. Trailers and automotive equipment {1} Trailers and automotive equipment Leucadia to sell to TMK Holdings of the National Interests Leucadia to sell to TMK Holdings of the National Interests Property Plant And Equipment Estimated Useful Life Table Text Block Tabular disclosure of useful life of long lived, physical assets used in the normal conduct of business and not intended for resale, in 'PnYnMnDTnHnMnS' format, for example, 'P1Y5M13D' represents the reported fact of one year, five months, and thirteen days. Examples include, but not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, furniture and fixtures, and computer equipment. Cash paid during the period for interest Distributions to non-controlling interests in National Beef Packing Company, LLC Non-controlling interest in Kansas City Steak Company, LLC Members' capital, 735,385, 755,385 authorized, issued and outstanding Property, plant, and equipment, at cost Other receivables Class A units {4} Class A units The number of limited liability company units issued. Stock Options Leucadia Transaction, the parties owned the following percentage membership interests in NBP: Percentage membership owned by company Schedule of selected quarterly financial data for fiscal years Selected quarterly financial data for fiscal years Schedule of Income tax expense differed from the expected income tax (computed by applying the federal income tax rate of 35% to net income attributable to USPB before income taxes) as follows Goodwill and Intangible Assets, Policy Debt Issuance Costs Accounting Policies: Business Segments {1} Business Segments Fair Value Measurements {1} Fair Value Measurements Partnership distributions and redemptions Capital expenditures, including interest capitalized Gain on disposal of property, plant, and equipment Cash flows operating activities: Allocation of net income for the year ended December 29, 2012 Allocation of net income for the year ended December 29, 2012 Interest income Net property, plant, and equipment Net property, plant, and equipment Entity Current Reporting Status Number of shares exercised by CEO Number of shares exercised by CEO Per unit amount Class B {1} Class B Number of [basic] shares or units, after adjustment for contingently issuable shares or units and other shares or units not deemed outstanding, determined by relating the portion of time within a reporting period that common shares or units have been outstanding to the total time in that period. Property, plant, and equipment, net Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Remaining total percentage membership owned by company The percentage of ownership owned by associate company of common stock or equity participation in the investee accounted for under the equity method of accounting. Schedule of Related Party Transactions Tables Advertising and Promotion Expenses Overdraft Balances Disclosure of accounting policy for overdraft balances. Transition Period Comparative Data {1} Transition Period Comparative Data Capital Shares and Equities {1} Capital Shares and Equities Income Taxes Other Income {1} Other Income Net (decrease) increase in cash Statement {1} Statement Other comprehensive income (expense): Comprehensive (Loss) Income: Outstanding weighted-average Class A and Class B units: The amount of net income (loss) for the period available to each share of common stock or common unit outstanding during the reporting period and to each share or unit that would have been outstanding assuming the issuance of common shares or units for all dilutive potential common shares or units outstanding during the reporting period. [Abstract] Long-term liabilities: