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Yasaka Jinja with Joe from Crowd Cow

Yasaka Jinja with Joe from Crowd Cow

Yasaka Jinja is a Shinto Shrine on Shodoshima, Japan on the site where the emperor at the time (1300 years ago) made a decree to raise cattle due to its ideal climate. Today, the rare and exquisite Olive Wagyu are raised in this area. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Japanese Chef Explains Rating System

Japanese Chef Explains Rating System

In Osaka, Japan, we visited with Steak Sakura, a restaurant specializing in Kobe Beef. Crowd Cow CEO Joe Heitzeberg had a chance to sit down with the chef to discuss the history of Kobe beef including how it is raised, the history and how it is rated. Learn more: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Olive Wagyu Fertilizer

Olive Wagyu Fertilizer

On a recent trip to Japan, Crowd Cow's founder, Joe Heitzeberg learned how the inawara rice straw and corn grown to feed the wagyu cattle are grown using fertilizer produced by those same animals. Learn more: https://www.crowdcow.com/blog/tags/a5-wagyu Shop now: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Aomine Farm

Aomine Farm

I spent days getting to know our small farms in Japan, including Aomine-san, one of the elite producers of the rarest beef on the planet: Olive Wagyu of Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Sign up to purchase Olive Wagyu: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu Or purchase award-winning Kagoshima A5 Wagyu from J...
Olive Wagyu - A Brief History

Olive Wagyu - A Brief History

Olive Wagyu is the rarest beef in the world. It originates on Shodoshima, an island in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan where one farmer, Masaki Ishii, fed pressed olive peels to his cattle to produce a succulent beef with boosted levels of heart-healthy oleic acid and umami flavors. Crowd Cow travels to Ja...
Olive Wagyu - Journey to American Plates

Olive Wagyu - Journey to American Plates

A look at how Crowd Cow came to be the first direct to consumer source of olive-fed wagyu in the United States. Learn about our next Olive Wagyu event: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Crowd Cow Presents A5 Wagyu

Crowd Cow Presents A5 Wagyu

Kagoshima, Japan is famous for producing some of the very best beef on the planet - A5 Wagyu from the Kuroge Washu breed of cattle. It earned the highest average score at Japan's legendary "Wagyu Olympics" last year and is loved throughout the world for its melts-in-your-mouth tenderness and umami-pa...
A5 Wagyu Beef!

A5 Wagyu Beef!

Kagoshima, Japan produced the Wagyu beef with the highest average scores at the Wagyu Olympics last year -- an all-country competition in Japan that takes place one every 5 years. Crowd Cow has sourced A5 Wagyu direct from one of the very best producers in Kagoshima, Japan and make this available to...
The History of Japanese Wagyu Cattle (Kuroge Wahshu)

The History of Japanese Wagyu Cattle (Kuroge Wahshu)

The word "Wagyu" simply means "Japanese Cow". There are 4 breeds of cattle native to Japan and one of these -- the Kuroge Washu - is special, because its unique genetics allows it to produce a high degree of fine-grained marbling on the interior of the meat. When this breed is raised in Japan by exp...

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