Wagyu, a japanese breed of cattle. Wagyu (和牛 Wagyu, literally "Japanese cow"). This noble breed stands out for the high level of marbling their steaks can get, providing tenderness, juiciness and exquisite taste that will delight the consumer. That’s why Japanese consider Wagyu as a National Treasure.
Marbling is the fat deposited inside the muscle and is mainly observed in the ribeye area. It is have to be the main factor taken into account by the consumer to determine the quality of the meat. While the level of marbling is greater, the meat will be of higher quality, since this will taste better and the steak will be more juicy. Noting the level of inﬁltration of fat in the ribeye area would rank the cut meat on a scale of 1 to 12, where 12 is the maximum level and is obtained only for cattle of this breed. This measurement system of fat inﬁltration is called "Marbling Score" (MBS).
URUWAGYU BEEF CUTS
WAGYU ARRIVES IN URUGUAY
Australia is the country with the best Wagyu genetics developed and tested worldwide outside Japan. Uruguay, an elite country in meat production, with countless certiﬁcations on quality and animal welfare conditions, could not stay without been producer of this Premium categorical breed. URUWAGYU went straight to Australia to pick the best livestock, to become the ﬁrst in introducing live Wagyu cattle, 100% pure Japanese descent in Uruguay. Uruguay ﬁelds allows our animals to enjoy prominent pastures and high quality grains, also with a century of experience in handling cattle in this area, lead the Wagyu breed to develop and expose their genetic potential to delight us with its high marbling. Contact us to enjoy our delicious steaks and learn about our exciting URUWAGYU project.
Uruguay is the land of animal welfare, with vast natural meadows, fertile ﬁelds, powerful water resources, favorable climate for livestock and most importantly,experienced and committed people to ﬁeldwork. This great little country called "the king of meat" have one of the highest ratio of cattle heads per capita in the world, by having more than 13 million cattle and a population close to 3 million people. It has the privilege of being the only non-European country, located in the list of the top 10 "greener" and more care for the environment countries. In addition to all the natural beneﬁts and environmental policies, Uruguay has an interesting livestock control prohibiting the use of hormones for fattening animals, permanently monitors for the use of chemicals into the ﬁelds, and owns the most robust traceability system in the world.
Wagyu beef is known worldwide as the most tasty, tender and healthy for all. Tenderness quality and great taste, is what a good marbled Wagyu steak gives, impossible to compare when delight the palate. This is why it is more common to get dishes with this meat in the repertoires of Gourmet kitchens and in the ﬁnest restaurants around the world. Beyond being a dining experience, eat Wagyu is healthy. The high marbling cuts have a high ratio of monounsaturated fats, composed mostly of Omega 6 and Omega 3 that help reduce cholesterol levels and therefore heart diseases.