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Crowd Cow Brought Olive-fed Wagyu to the USA

Crowd Cow Brought Olive-fed Wagyu to the USA

Olive Wagyu is the world's rarest beef. Produced by a handful of farms in Japan's remote Kagawa Prefecture, less than 2000 animals total are raised in this unique way -- in cooperation with local olive producers on a feed that include pressed olive peels from the region's famed olive groves. We met ...
How to use a whetstone to sharpen a knife

How to use a whetstone to sharpen a knife

One of Japan's oldest and best top craft knife-makers, Sugimoto-hamano (they began making steel swords), demonstrates how to use a whetstone to hand-sharpen a steel-bladed knife. The technique is surprisingly easy to perform and results in an extremely sharp and effective blade edge. Purchase the wo...
Japanese Knives: Learn the basic shapes

Japanese Knives: Learn the basic shapes

You can identify Japanese knives by the shape and length of their blades. The usuba, or “thin blade,” is a traditional Japanese knife used for cutting vegetables. It's identified by it's overall rectangular shape and flat tip. The usuba is a sharp blade that is excellent for thinly slicing carrots,...
We slow-smoked Japanese A5 Wagyu Brisket and it was absolutely divine

We slow-smoked Japanese A5 Wagyu Brisket and it was absolutely divine

Japanese A5 Wagyu Brisket -- never before available in the USA - from Kagoshima (highest score in the Wagyu Olympics in Japan this past year) -- an outstanding result. Minds blown. 1st Time in USA: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu-roasts Smoking brisket is a great way to BBQ and enjoy a speci...
A5 Wagyu - Brisket, Tenderloin, Striploin, and Rib Roasts

A5 Wagyu - Brisket, Tenderloin, Striploin, and Rib Roasts

This is the first time you can get A5 Wagyu Brisket in the USA. We’re super-excited to announce Kagoshima A5 Wagyu Brisket will be available only on Crowd Cow. https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu-roasts How we did this? We went to Kagoshima, Japan. We met with the farmer who won the Wagyu Olympi...
How to Cook A5 Wagyu Tenderloin

How to Cook A5 Wagyu Tenderloin

Cooking A5 Wagyu tenderloin steaks is simple to do. Follow these step by step instructions and you'll be enjoying one of the most precious cuts of beef available. Our meat tastes great and feels great. Shop our holiday gifts and order some today: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu Don't forget t...
Are You Ready for Holiday Wagyu?

Are You Ready for Holiday Wagyu?

Take a behind the scenes tour of the photoshoot for our most marquee event: our annual holiday wagyu sale (A5 Wagyu from Japan, Olive Wagyu and more -- don't miss out -- through the end of the year). SHOP NOW: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu
A5 Wagyu Dos and Donts

A5 Wagyu Dos and Donts

Tips to get the most out of A5 Wagyu, properly defrost it in the fridge up to 24 hours, not on the countertop or microwave Purchase award-winning Kagoshima A5 Wagyu: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Crowd Cow Craft Steak Unboxing

Crowd Cow Craft Steak Unboxing

Get informed. Know the source. Eat better meat! https://www.crowdcow.com Crowd Cow sources meat from the country's best independent, family-run farms to offer the best pasture-raised, hormone-free, antibiotic-free beef, pork and chicken anywhere. We tell you EXACTLY where your meat comes from. Pick...
Nelson Yong and Joe Heitzeberg taste Olive Wagyu!

Nelson Yong and Joe Heitzeberg taste Olive Wagyu!

Tastemaker Nelson Yong hangs out with CEO Joe Heitzeberg and tastes the world's rarest steak -- Olive Wagyu! Sign up for our next Olive Wagyu event: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Chef John Howie Cooks Olive Wagyu

Chef John Howie Cooks Olive Wagyu

The owner of John Howie Steak and Seastar Restaurant talks about totally unique meats like Olive Wagyu. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu He also sheds light on the importance of knowing how Crowd Cow works hard to get the very best meat available and ensure you know exactly where it comes from.
Chef Thierry sears Olive Wagyu

Chef Thierry sears Olive Wagyu

Chef Thierry, the restauranteur and owner of Luc and Loulay in Seattle, tastes Crowd Cow's Olive Wagyu for the first time. Olive Wagyu is raised on a handful of farms in and around Shodoshima Island in Japan's smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Olive Wagyu brings everything you've come to love about Wagyu...
Aomine Farm Teaser

Aomine Farm Teaser

Check out Aomine Farm, one of a select handful of Olive Wagyu producers in Kagawa Prefecture who produce A5 Olive-fed Wagyu in Japan. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
U.S. Debut of Olive Wagyu 4/16

U.S. Debut of Olive Wagyu 4/16

Olive Wagyu is raised on a handful of farms in and around Shodoshima Island in Japan's smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Olive Wagyu brings everything you've come to love about Wagyu, but is far, far rarer and packs a more powerful umami flavor. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu Crowd Cow sources from ...
Coming Soon: Olive Wagyu

Coming Soon: Olive Wagyu

Olive Wagyu is one of the rarest steaks on the planet, produced by only a handful of farmers in the Kagawa Prefecture of Japan. It brings together two of the region's most storied and delicious agricultural traditions -- beef and olives -- and marries them for stunning steak. Sign up to be part of o...
Origins of Olive Wagyu

Origins of Olive Wagyu

Olive Wagyu is raised on a handful of farms in and around Shodoshima Island in Japan's smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Olive Wagyu brings everything you've come to love about Wagyu, but is far, far rarer and packs a more powerful umami flavor. Sign up to learn about our next Olive Wagyu event: https://...
Olive Wagyu Health

Olive Wagyu Health

Olive Wagyu contain the highest levels of heart-healthy fats (oleic acid) which also boost umami flavor. Because of this, it won the "best" fat category of the Wagyu Olymics this past year. Olive Wagyu is truly a remarkable beef. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Olive Wagyu Sourcing

Olive Wagyu Sourcing

Highlights from 2017 trip to Kagawa, Japan to source Olive Wagyu for Crowd Cow. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Olive Wagyu History

Olive Wagyu History

Olive Wagyu is raised on a handful of farms in and around Shodoshima Island in Japan's smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Olive Wagyu brings everything you've come to love about Wagyu, but is far, far rarer and packs a more powerful umami flavor. Only a small amount of Olive Wagyu is harvested per month, ...
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
Kagawa Prefecture Governor's Meeting (Full Version)

Kagawa Prefecture Governor's Meeting (Full Version)

Crowd Cow's founder and CEO Joe Heitzeberg visits with Kagawa Prefecture Governor Keizō Hamada. Crowd Cow brought Olive Wagyu to the United States for sale to consumers only for the first time ever in 2017. The company maintains direct relationships with Kagawa's top Olive Wagyu producers and has exc...
Kagawa Prefecture Governor's Speech about Olive Wagyu

Kagawa Prefecture Governor's Speech about Olive Wagyu

In October 2017, I met with Kagawa Prefecture's Governor and senior staff. Watch below or check out the transcript of my speech in Japanese, which outlined my journey from living on a farm homestay in Hokkaido 20 years ago to a current milestone: bringing Olive Wagyu from Japan to America. Read more...
Ichigo Olive Wagyu Restaurant Visit

Ichigo Olive Wagyu Restaurant Visit

Olive Wagyu is raised on a handful of farms in and around Shodoshima Island in Japan's smallest prefecture, Kagawa. Olive Wagyu brings everything you've come to love about Wagyu, but is far, far rarer and packs a more powerful umami flavor. Ichigo Steakhouse is the world's only Olive Wagyu steakhous...
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

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