Wagyu literally translates to "Japanese Cow". The breed is highly sought after due to its consistent marbling and rich texture. To protect the authenticity of Japanese Wagyu Beef, lineage is thoroughly tracked and recorded from the time of birth. All Japanese Wagyu Beef are provided with individually unique ID numbers. This allows anyone to trace the cattle's history. Details about the cattle such as its date of birth, gender, lineage, or breed may be verified on the Japanese National Livestock Breeding Center Website.
This item features an authentic A5 Graded Steak Cut. Grading is based on two, very specific factors: Yield and Grade. Yield means the ratio of meat compared to the actual carcass weight. Grade meaning the overall Beef Marbling Score (BMS), Beef Color Standard (BCS) , Beef Fat Standard (BFS) , Firmness & Texture. In order to qualify as A5 Japanese Wagyu, beef must be graded as Grade A for yield and Grade 5 in BMS, BFS, BCS, firmness, and texture.
Miyazakigyu is Wagyu that must be raised and processed in Miyazaki Prefecture. It must also be graded A4 BMS 7 and above to meet the Miyazakigyu qualifications. Famous for its consistent marbling and buttery texture, Miyazakigyu has won successive 1st Place awards in the 9th and 10th Japanese National Competitive Exhibition of Wagyu.
The Tenderloin is carefully hand-cut from the Tenderloin according to Japanese specifications; it weighs approximately 8 oz.
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A Certificate of Authenticity is included with every order.
This item will be shipped directly by The Wagyu Shop™. If you are ordering any items from The Wagyu Shop™, they will ship separately from all other items that you order. To ensure the freshest meat possible, orders placed before 9 p.m. EST Monday through Wednesday will ship Overnight on the following day for a $35 flat rate. Orders received after 9 p.m. Wednesday through 9 p.m. Sunday will ship on Monday for Tuesday delivery. Sunday orders received after 9 p.m., will ship out on Tuesday. Meat purchases are final and non-refundable. The price listed is online only.