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Interesting things about Grass-Fed Meat

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Interesting things about Grass-Fed Meat

Not all meat is created equal. We won’t beat you over the head with our own personal Grass-Fed Meat Bible — but here are some important differentiations between grass-fed and grain fed meat:

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Eating Locally

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Eating Locally
Sourcing locally produced meats, vegetables, eggs and products is part of our core business principles at Vincentia Butchery; there are so many reason to do this:

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Ask A Butcher…About Dry-Aging

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Ask A Butcher…About Dry-Aging

Is Dry-Aged Beef really that different to ordinary beef? Is it worth the cost? Is it better than normal beef? Wonder no more....

 

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Difference Between Cage Chickens & Grain-Fed Beef…(Spoiler: Not Much)

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Difference Between Cage Chickens & Grain-Fed Beef…(Spoiler: Not Much)
If we think penning up animals, intensively feeding them to make them gain as much weight as possible and injecting them with hormones & antibiotics is wrong, why would anyone purchase grain-fed beef?

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Ask A Butcher…About Sulphites (Or our replacement for them…)

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Ask A Butcher…About Sulphites (Or our replacement for them…)

Ah yes. Preservatives. The consumption of, and the addition to food is a vexed issue. (vexed is such a GREAT word!… 🙂) We thought we’d shed some light around their use… What are sulphites? Sulphites are naturally occurring minerals with a long history of use in foods. (They have been used for centuries by the ancient Greeks and Romans to preserve wine). They naturally occur in some foods but are widely used as an additive to prevent microbial spoilage and preserve colour. The following is a list of products they are currently found in, in Australia: cordials, juice, fruit juice...

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