Beef is a good source of protein and many healthy nutrients. If eaten in moderation, beef not only helps prevent iron-deficiency anemia but also provides abundant zinc. As a result, the immune system is increasingly healthy.
Beef is imported and used a lot by countries, so is in our country. However, not everyone understands the types of imported beef and knows how to prepare it properly. So what kind of beef is the most popular on the market?
1. Australian beef
This is probably the most well-known and used beef in many families’ meals. Australian beef imported into our country is diverse, popular in many supermarkets and retail stores with a variety of prices, suitable for the majority of consumers.
Australian beef is soft, has a moderate amount of fat, after processing, it retains its natural sweetness. Standard Australian beef is raised with grass, does not use weight gain stimulants, so it is safe for users.
2. American beef
American beef is rich in nutrients, containing 9 times more vitamin B12 and 2 times more iron than chicken. In addition to Australian beef, American beef is also popular in many Vietnamese restaurants, hotels and family meals.
American beef has the advantage of being soft, low in fat and moderately rich in nutrients, thanks to comprehensive breeding techniques. Imported American beef is divided into many grades by quality. For example, the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) premium grade has thick veins and a marbled color with a moderate amount of fat and meat, greasy to eat.
The second premium grade is less marbled and more consumer-friendly. Whole lean meats are also popular, but are difficult to prepare because they dry out easily. The most commonly sold type in the supermarket is the three beef jerky. In addition, the last category is beef used as ground meat or canned products.
3. Kobe beef
This is a premium beef from the land of cherry blossoms. The marble-like texture of this beef is very eye-catching and distinctive from other types of beef. Kobe beef is raised with a standard fat ratio, does not have much fat affecting health, and they contain extremely high nutritional content.
When processed, they retain their delicious flavor, greasy, moderate firmness, and beautiful fertility.
4. Hida Beef
Also from the land of the rising sun, Hida imported beef is being sought after due to its quality and eye-catching appearance. The veins of marbled fat are cleverly interspersed with the grain of the meat according to the “golden ratio” that makes this meat expensive.
The meat is smooth, soft, and looks elegant, with a melt-in-the-mouth feeling that hides a rich, sweet and extremely aromatic flavor. Not only from the best cow breed, Hida’s care regimen is very strict. According to the published information, Hida cows eat a lot of nutritious food such as young rice, fresh grass, bathe with warm water, and drink purified water.
In addition, they are also massaged daily to relax, helping to melt away excess fat and help the cows eliminate toxins. Hunted by many gourmets in recent years, Hida beef increasingly asserts its quality and brand.