Beef

Our Meat

Beef

We only stock the highest quality beef and check each and every carcass upon delivery to assure that the quality we have is the best.

Our produce will remind you of those good old days when you used to stand at the counter while an expert cut your meat as you liked it – every time.

We love our C Grade “Geel Vet” Biltong and make it whenever we can.

Beef is the third most widely consumed meat in the world, accounting for about 25% of meat production worldwide, after pork and poultry at 38% and 30% respectively

Vitamins and Minerals

The following vitamins and minerals are abundant in beef:

  • Vitamin B12: Animal-derived foods, such as meat, are the only dietary sources of vitamin B12, an essential nutrient that is important for blood formation and the function of the brain and nervous system.
  • Zinc: Beef is very rich in zinc, a mineral that is important for body growth and maintenance.
  • Selenium: Meat is generally a rich source of selenium, an essential trace element that has a variety of functions in the body.
  • Iron: Found in high amounts in beef, meat iron is mostly in the heme form, which is absorbed very efficiently.
  • Niacin: One of the B-vitamins, also called vitamin B3. Niacin has various important functions in the body. Low niacin intake has been associated with increased risk of heart disease .
  • Vitamin B6: A family of B-vitamins, important for blood formation.
  • Phosphorus: Widely found in foods, phosphorus intake is generally high in the Western diet. It is essential for body growth and maintenance.

Meat is an excellent source of various vitamins and minerals. These include vitamin B12, zinc, selenium, iron, niacin, and vitamin B6.