Uruguayan 200-Day Grain-fed Black Angus Striploin ~250g
- Striploin is moderately tender with balanced texture. It offers good marbling and a mouth-watering robust beef flavor.
Located in South America, Uruguay is in the heart of the Pampas, right between Argentina and Brazil.
The many breeds of cattle introduced to Uruguay thrived in the Pampas, grazing happily and often, resulting in leaner, more flavorful and nutritious beef.
Whereas most American beef is grain fed, the bulk of Uruguayan cattle feed on the plentiful grass, resulting in more omega-3 fatty acids.
Grain Fed meat comes from animals which are fed grass for most of their lives and then transition to grain-based diets for the remainder of their lives.
In many countries, for cattle to be categorized as grain fed they need to have been finished on grain for a minimum of 100 days.
The diets of feedlot cattle are developed by animal nutritionists and compose of cereal grains (wheat, barley, sorghum), fiber (hay and silage), protein (cottonseed, canola meal and molasses), vitamins and minerals.
The striploin, also known as sirloin, is one of the two major subprimals of the beef loin primal cut, which runs from the 13th rib to the end of the hip bone.
Striploin is moderately tender with balanced texture. It offers good marbling and a mouth-watering robust beef flavor.