the meat that defies the Senses!
Akaushi Wagyu is one of the best meats you can find in the world.
Also known as Red Wagyu, or Akaushi Wagyu, Akaushi cows are a Japanese breed originating in Kumamoto, Japan. Akaushi was the breed of Emperors!
The AKAUSHI- Red WAGYU project was created in 2017, from a partnership between Nature Fields and the Escola Superior Agrária de Castelo Branco, among other partners, with the aim of having the best and healthiest meat in the world in Portugal. It integrates rigorously selected producers from Idanha-a-Nova and other regions of Portugal, belonging to UNESCO World Geoparks.
The result is a extremely tender, intensely flavorful meat and a unique experience that defies the Senses!
It is so distinctive that it will completely change the way you eat beef. It is a true tasting experience.
Quick marbling is one of the distinguishing characteristics of Akaushi beef. It results from the fact that these animals store fat inside the muscle, not outside like animals of other breeds. Its higher percentage of marbling is responsible for enhanced softness and rare juiciness.
When you bite into an Akaushi steak, the experience begins and you immediately realize that it is a completely different meat. It has a very rich flavor, with notes of a buttery flavor.
AKAUSHI means more Health!
Akaushi beef is considered by many* the healthiest beef in the world.
As it has a high concentration of monounsaturated fats in relation to saturated fats, as it is a natural source of oleic acid, as it naturally provides a high level of Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA), among others, it contributes to:
*Destacamos algumas fontes onde podem encontrar informação específica sobre as caraterísticas e benefícios da carne Akaushi/Wagyu:
– AMERICAN AKAUSHI ASSOCIATION
– AMERICAN WAGYU ASSOCIATION
– TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
The Production of High-Quality Beef with Wagyu Cattle – Stephen B Smith (2015)
– KOREAN JOURNAL FOR FOOD SCIENCE OF ANIMAL RESOURCES CHARACTERISTICS AND HEALTH BENEFIT OF HIGHLY MARBLED WAGYU AND HANWOO BEEF
– HEART BRAND BEEF
– INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO DE CASTELO BRANCO