We here at Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef are proud of the genetic make-up of our cattle!
Here’s the BEEF about Akaushi beef!
Great beef comes from superior genetics.
The paternal genetics of our grass-fed beef are Akaushi, DNA certified.
Also known as Red Wagyu, or the Akaushi Wagyu, Akaushi cows are a Japanese breed, originating from Kumamoto, Japan in the 1940’s. Until 1994, this rare breed of cows did not exist outside of Japan, but then thrived in Texas. Akaushi Beef offers consumers many health benefits that other breeds cannot. All of our cattle at Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef are DNA certified Akaushi.
Tender, flavorful, heart-healthy beef:
Akaushi beef contains a higher concentration of monounsaturated fat relative to saturated fat, which the American Heart Association notes can lead to lower cholesterol, the prevention of coronary heart disease, and weight loss. It is a significant source of oleic acid – the compound in olive oil that the USDA touts as “good for the heart”.
Akaushi beef naturally contains intense marbling. It is generally recognized that fat is responsible for the palatability of beef, but it is actually the monounsaturated fat that is responsible for the flavor. The marbling in Akaushi beef contains a much higher percentage of monounsaturated fat than any other beef in the United States. As a result, Akaushi beef has a rich buttery flavor as well as juiciness and tenderness throughout. (www.akaushi.com)
Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef: 100% grass and forage fed/finished:
Our cattle thrive on a natural forage grazing system, which emphasizes humane herd health, humane handling, and astringent adherence to GAP standards both in the field, and at our processing facility. (www.globalanimalpartnership.org).
Sun to Table:
Grass grows seasonally in different climates, our rancher partners are located in various regions and this helps to ensure reliable delivery of our product every day. This concept joins the ranchers and farmers together, coordinating every phase from the sun to your table. As cattle develop in harmony with each local environment the individual ranches know when their cattle will be needed to provide a steady supply to our retail partners.
Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef takes a holistic approach, providing you the very best beef, without compromise
and for the right reasons. ENJOY OUR AKAUSHI GRASS FED BEEF!!!
Sources: http://www.akaushigenetics.com/blog/ www.heartbrand.com www.akaushi.com