Brisket is a tougher cut of meat that can be counteracted with long, slow cooking. Cooked slow and long enough the abundance of connective tissue will break down and gelatinize into rich, tender meat for an unforgettable pot roast. Brisket is the cut used for corned beef and pastrami. And of course, the brisket is the king of smoking. Simply rub it with your favorite seasoning and indirectly smoke on charcoal for 4-6 hours. This beast weighs around 7kg (15lbs) - make sure you have enough freezer space.
Introducing another premium brand to our family. Ocean Beef from New Zealand. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the islands of New Zealand are famed for their world-leading farmers. This is one of the finest New Zealand Angus beef quality available. Combine the freshest New Zealand grass, the best New Zealand grains, and the best New Zealand sea air - and you get Ocean Beef. There is more: At Horizon Farms, we aim for the best: Free-range grass-fed for 18 months on lush green and fresh pastures of New Zealand. Then for 200 days the cows are grain-fed the finest selection of New Zealand-grown (supplied by local farmers only) GMO-free grains and drink sustainable water made by the snow from the Southern Alps in a stress-free coastal environment. At no point are the cows given growth hormones or treated with subtherapeutic antibiotics. See more about the farms below.
||Approx. 7kg (15lbs.)
||Serves 15 or more, depending on the recipe and usage
Shipping & Handling
||Shipping and delivery is frozen
||Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
||In the fridge: approx. 3 days
In ice-water: not recommended
||Grill (indirect heat, smoking), slow cooking
||Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 5 days.
|Also known as
||Brisket, flat cut brisket
|Country of Origin
About New Zealand Ocean Beef
✔ Humanely raised and treated with respect. All year free-range and open pasture-raised.
✔ No subtherapeutic use of antibiotics.
✔ No use of growth-promoting hormones.
✔ Free-range pasture-raised on green pasture then finished on vegetarian feed for improvement of taste, tenderness, and marbling 200 days prior to harvest.
✔ Non-GMO feed supplied from local New Zealand farmers only.
✔ Non-commodity quality. Top-quality grass-fed and grain-finished New Zealand beef reserved for high-end restaurant use.
✔ Compared to commodity 100% grass-fed: more flavorful, more tender and free of a gamey odor and taste.
✔ Gold-Award winning at the World Steak Challange 2019. (Reference ID WSC-0580 and WSC-0581)
✔ Provides monounsaturated fatty acids Omega 3s - yes, the good fats. Including a wide range of essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, protein, B vitamins, selenium and vitamin D.
Our New Zealand beef comes from the Canterbury area of the southern island of New Zealand. The cows are raised on local ranches (referred to as cattle stations in New Zealand) which are family-owned and run. The animals are grass-fed on open pastures their entire lives. Then, 200 days before harvesting, the cows are fed a mix of vegetarian feed consisting of all-locally sourced GMO-free natural grains, silage, hay, molasses, oilseed meals and legumes for a consistent beef flavor and texture. At no point are the animals confined in tight spaces or are force-fed. The finishing feedlots are very spacious and animals are absolutely free to roam on over 6000 square meters. At no point are growth-hormones or antibiotics used.
At A Glance
||A selection of family-owned local farms located on the south island of New Zealand.
||All year free range on open pastures then finished on vegetarian feed 200 days prior to harvest.
||Pasture grass-fed their entire lives and then fed a balanced mix of energy, protein, fibers, minerals, and vitamins which are obtained from natural grains, silage, hay, molasses, oilseed meals, and legumes. All locally produced by local farmers on the South Island of New Zealand.
||100% fully traceable from ranch to fork.
|Subtherapeutic Use of Antibiotics
|Export and Processing
||Chilled export from New Zealand to Japan. Flash-frozen locally.