Calf Club Criteria

Kalf Klub Dankie vir jou belangstelling in ons Kalf Klub. Ons sien uit om jou te verwelkom. Let wel: Om te kwalifiseer vir die Kalf Klub-gelukstrekking moet jy ten minste 100 kalwers aan Sparta verkoop in die tydperk 1 Januarie – 31 Desember 2024. Kalwers moet direk aan Sparta verkoop word deur een van ons […]

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 […]

How to cook steak like a pro

With celebrity chefs and cooking shows currently dominating our TV screens, we thought we’d put together some of our favourite steak cooking methods shared by these experts. My personal favourite is Gordon Ramsay, and with 16 Michelin stars to his name this highly acclaimed British chef certainly knows how to cook a steak. On his […]

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 […]

What to consider when buying beef

When most of us go shopping for meat, we tend to make our decision primarily based on price and appearance, but what should we really consider when buying beef? “The label” you reply? Well, yes, but the South African meat classification system only allows for classification of meat based on age and fat covering, and […]

Landbou Feature: Dié vasvatter-vrou

Dié vasvatter-vrou is die hoof van een van SA se voorste bees- en vleisondernemings, waar jy jou man moet staan! “Ek het nooit gedink ek moet myself in ’n manswêreld probeer bewys nie. Ek het altyd geglo mense is gelyk en het gelyke vermoëns en jy pak dit so aan.” Dis ’n dag ná internasionale […]