Wet aging vs dry aging

You might have heard talk of dry aging around the braai fire or at a restaurant, but have you ever heard of wet aging? And do you know that the majority of meat you buy in South African supermarkets is wet-aged? While the idea is not to sway you one way or the other, here […]

The importance of packaging

The primary purpose of packaging is to protect its contents, therefor the right type of packaging is as important as the quality of the product it protects. Sparta Beef prides itself in producing top quality beef and to ensure the integrity of their beef products throughout the entire value chain the majority of their high […]

What’s beef made of?

On most steak labels, you’ll read: 100% Beef. But what does that mean? Beef is naturally packed with proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals – all essential components of a healthy human diet.  There are various opinions out there regarding the health benefits of red meat – we’ll help you state the case for beef at […]

More than just meat – The qualities of beef

Including a balanced diet in your daily routine is essential for a healthy lifestyle and immune system, but do you really understand the role beef plays in your diet? Read on to learn about the important nutritional qualities of beef. – Protein Quality beef is the best source of protein – with all the essential […]