When delivering New Zealand beef to Canada, the most direct route is taken. Typically, this is by sea on slow steam vessels that reduce fuel consumption by up to 40%. During transit, the strictest food safety regulations are upheld at all times, including climate-controlled storage that allows the meat to age perfectly and ensures the best quality upon arrival.
IS NEW ZEALAND GRASS-FED BEEF KOSHER?
Grass-fed beef and lamb from New Zealand is not Kosher.
IS NEW ZEALAND GRASS-FED BEEF HALAL?
Grass-fed beef from New Zealand is Halal.
IS NEW ZEALAND GRASS-FED BEE ORGANIC?
Not at this time. Our animals are grass-fed and pastured raised in New Zealand, and all meat exported from New Zealand is free of added hormones.
New Zealand is blessed with vast, wide open spaces. This is where you’ll find our farms. Our dedicated farmers raise their animals throughout the northern and southern islands of New Zealand.
IS GRASS-FED BEEF HEALTHIER?
Not only does New Zealand grass-fed beef boast the flavors of nature with subtle notes of the green pastures the meat was raised on, the unique nutritional benefits are second to none.
When compared to grain-fed meat, grass-fed meat is lower in total fat, has a healthier omega-3: mega 6 ratio and more vitamin A and E content. Lean New Zealand grass-fed beef and lamb is high in protein, B vitamins, zinc, iron and vitamin D, while relatively low in calories, fat and cholesterol. The protein in beef and lamb contains a complete range of amino acids – the building blocks for growth.
Our delicious grass-fed beef from New Zealand is backed by one of the most rigorous, comprehensive, and transparent nationwide Quality Assurance programs, independently audited under the strictest New Zealand government regulations for safety, sustainability and animal welfare.
New Zealand Beef + Lamb is a Government not for profit organization that we partner on to help promote the New Zealand Red Meat industry in North America
HOW ARE THE ANIMALS RAISED?
New Zealand is blessed with vast, wide open spaces, providing our farms with a stress-free place for the animals to live. The clean air, mild climate and abundant fresh water produces lush, green pastures all year long. Our animals roam freely and enjoy their natural grass diet, which gives meat a wonderfully natural and delicious flavour.
DOES THE GRASS IN NEW ZEALAND CONTAIN GMOS?
Our farmers are committed to producing the highest quality meat in the most natural way. They work with the rhythms of nature and adapt to the seasons. Our animals roam freely and enjoy their natural grass diet that is free of genetically modified organisms or crops.
The taste of our grass-fed beef is unrivaled: it’s leaner, more finely textured and more naturally flavourful.
Our grass-fed animals have been raised on only naturally-grown grass and roam freely and happily in wide open spaces 365 days a year. Grain-fed animals are typically raised on feedlots and fed corn and soy.