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Enjoy Top Quality Certified Angus Beef

Updated on March 12, 2011

Are you a meat lover who's wondering what it really means for a particular cut of beef to qualify to be labeled with the Certified Angus Beef® brand? If you're a fan of premium beef, there's a good chance that you've tried Certified Angus beef and you appreciate its quality and taste.

What you might not know, however, is what goes into determining whether or not meat can bear the Certified Angus Beef® brand. In order to earn the Certified Angus Beef® quality mark, beef must meet ten very stringent requirements used to ensure that the consumers can count on the meat to have the best flavor and be both tender and juicy.

Less than eight percent of all beef produced can meet the brand's high standards, so you can be assured that any meat bearing the Certified Angus Beef ® brand name is among the best available. Details about the ten requirements can be found in the company's website.

Product Line Offerings

Natural Certified Angus Beef ® - If you're just as concerned with eating a natural diet as you are with the flavor and quality of the beef you enjoy, Certified Angus Beef ® Natural beef may be the right choice for you. This segment of the product line includes meat that meets all ten on the Certified Angus Beef ® standards and comes from livestock that have never been given hormones, antibiotics, or feed that includes animal by-products. All beef that receives this mark can be traced to their birth places and are raised by farm and ranch professionals who are dedicated to producing the highest quality natural beef.

Best of the Best: Certified Angus Beef ® Prime -- Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime cuts offer the highest quality available. In addition to meeting the necessary criteria, these cuts also meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Prime grade standard guidelines. Less than one percent of beef can meet the standard for the Certified Angus Beef ® Prime designation. This grade is found on the menus of many top restaurants and steak houses.

Certified Angus Beef ® Brand Convenience Line -- Consumers can also enjoy quality convenience foods that bear the Certified Angus Beef ® brand name and the guarantee of quality that goes along with it. Check your grocer's freezer and deli cases for delicious heat and serve entrees bearing the brand, including meatloaf, pot roast, and other selections. Also look for quality Certified Angus Beef ® brand corned beef, deli meats, frankfurters, hamburger patties, pastrami, sausage, and more.


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