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WHY BISON MEAT?

BISON MEAT IS LOW IN CHOLESTEROL, FAT AND CALORIES, BUT HIGH IN PROTEIN, MAKING IT THE HEART HEALTHY RED MEAT.


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HEALTH CONSCIOUS

Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, High Protein, Omega 3 (even higher in grassfed), High in Iron. Nutritional profile supports a healthy lifestyle. On average, bison meat has less than 150 calories and 3 grams of fat per 100 gram serving.  

ECO-FRIENDLY

Bison are very hardy and pure. They require less handling than other livestock. Growth hormones are prohibited by federal law and antibiotics are used at very low levels only when necessary.  

FOOD WITH A STORY

Only a 1,000 left in the world 125 years ago. Huge conservation success story. 96% of bison on farms and ranches today. Over 500,000 head in the US with ranches in all 50 states.  

HUMAN TREATMENT

Bison are raised with a hands-off approach and allowed to behave as they have for hundreds of years. They don't require lot of handling because they are very instinctual, self-reliant and resilient. They are raised free range and only need to be handled about twice a year for health purposes. Handling facilities are designed for the comfort and safety of the animals. Source verified and humanely slaughtered.  

POPULAR

Popularity has surged in restaurants and retail settings so consumers are looking for convenient & affordable ways to use bison in everyday cooking. They are afraid to mess up an expensive and exotic cut of meat. Luque Meat Sauce takes the guesswork out of preparing a delicious bison entree.  

THINGS TO KNOW

Bison is also the only red meat recommended by the American Heart Association.

Bison meat is a nutrient dense food because of the proportion of protein, fat, minerals and fatty acids to its caloric value.

Bison is lower in fat and cholesterol than beef, chicken and even salmon.

Bison meat is higher in protein, iron and Vitamin B-12 than beef.

Federal law prohibits hormones & stimulants in Bison.