Is All New Zealand Beef Halal

Is New Zealand grass-fed beef and lamb available in restaurants?

New Zealand lamb and beef raised on grass is served in a few restaurants around the country.

HOW DO YOU MEASURE THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF YOUR BEEF & LAMB?

The carbon footprint of New Zealand beef and lamb was measured and reported in a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study conducted by global experts Dr. Stewart Ledgard, Shelley Falconer, and Dr. Andre Mazzetto. The study calculates the LCA of beef and sheep meat at each stage along the supply chain from cradle to grave, using the standard GWP100 approach for converting methane to carbon dioxide equivalent to enable valid international comparisons. GWP100 is the current standard of measurement used by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations that reflects the relative effect of a GHG in terms of climate change considering a fixed time period, such as 100 years, compared with the same mass of carbon dioxide.

Using a “cradle to grave” methodology, the LCA study takes into consideration all greenhouse gas emissions related to the inputs and processes at every point of the lifecycle, including wastes and end-of-life emissions (e g. , from shipping and transportation to packaging, food waste, and effluents

Is New Zealand grass-fed beef and lamb organic?

Not at this time. Our cattle are raised on pastures and grass in New Zealand, and no additional hormones are added to any meat that is exported from the country.

Is grass-fed meat better for me?

In addition to having flavors reminiscent of the lush pastures the meat was raised on, New Zealand grass-fed beef and lamb also offers unparalleled nutritional advantages.

Grass-fed meat has more vitamin A and E content, a healthier omega-3:omega-6 ratio, and less total fat than grain-fed meat. Lean grass-fed beef and lamb from New Zealand is low in calories, fat, and cholesterol and high in protein, B vitamins, zinc, iron, and vitamin D. The whole spectrum of amino acids, which are the building blocks of growth, are present in the protein found in beef and lamb.

Our succulent grass-fed beef and lamb from New Zealand is supported by one of the country’s most stringent, thorough, and open Quality Assurance programs. It is independently audited in accordance with the most stringent safety, sustainability, and animal welfare laws in New Zealand.