Wagyu Beef

Wagyu Beef is a�very high grade of beef. Formed from two words; Wa; meaning Japanese or japanese style; and Gyu; cattle; this breed is renowned for its high fat content; or marbling; which tends to make the meat extraordinarily tender. it is also famous for its for rich flavor and extremely high prices; sometimes selling for hundreds of dollars a pound. Some scientists believe the fat of this beef is richer in Omega-3 fatty acids; a particularly healthy nutrient; than the fat of most cattle. Often when Wagyu are raised in Japan; they are fed wheat bran; barley; grass and even beer; as well as having their skin massaged with sake and receiving little exercise.�