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Dorobuta Free Range Ground Pork with 30% Organ Meat (340g)

Horizon Farms

PK530

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Bringing you a concept that is gaining big momentum amongst the (healthy) conscious carnivores out there: nutrient-dense ground meat that includes organ meat. In this case, 30% pork hearts, and 70% of clean and pure pork leg. But why? Organs are extremely nutrient and vitamin dense - we all know that - but just a tiny fraction of us dare to actively eat organ meat due to misconceptions, unawareness, or simply because we don't like the taste or the thought of it. So we "hide" the organ meat for you! You and your kids won't likely notice it. But just 30% is enough to cover a lot of the daily required nutritional intake. One pack is 340g (12oz.) sized. Taken straight out of the freezer and placed in cold water it can be defrosted in less than 45 minutes. Use in your favorite recipes just as you would with regular ground pork.

To give you more insight: This concept is also known as a primal blend because it goes back to the way our ancestors ate. Most of the meat that we consume nowadays is muscle meat. The folks that follow the paleo diet (a diet based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans excluding dairy or cereal products and processed food) keep stressing out that if we want to eat like our early ancestors, we need to eat "nose to tail" as they did back then - that means making use of the whole animal. Our ancestors didn't just eat the chicken breasts and the filet steaks, their diet included skin, cartilage, bone marrow, organ meats, tendons, and fattier meat cuts. Our primal blend ground is just that, a nutrient-dense blend that includes organs enough to give you and your family a wide array of vitamins and minerals without compromising the familiar taste of meat.

100% real free-range and naturally raised pork from Hokkaido, Japan, probably the only place in Japan that has space for free-roaming animals. Happy as a pig in mud. Bathing in the nearby river during summer and playing around on the snowfields in winter - that's the happy life of the pigs on the family-owned El Paso Ranch in Hokkaido that are raised completely free-range in the Tokachi area. And when we say free range we mean the real deal free-range. Spring, summer, autumn, and winter - 24 hours, all year free-roaming on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. Read more about the farm below.

Free-range pork, in this case, pastured pork tastes different because it is different! The pigs are able to exercise freely and build natural muscles without the aid of growth promoters. They get to wander and forage with the herd and interact and do not suffer the same stress as intensively farmed pigs. Raising pigs free-range on open pastures is an extremely cost-intensive operation that makes free-range pork more expensive compared to conventional pork products. Give it a try and taste the difference! 
 

Contents

Contents 1 pack
Weight 340g (17oz.)
Serves Serves 2-4, depending on the recipe

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 12h
In ice-water: approx. 1h
Cooking Method Non-stick skillet or fry-pan
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 2 days.

 

Details

Also known as Pork mince, primal blend, paleo diet, ancestors blend, 
Ingredients Pork leg (70%), Pork Hearts (30%)
Country of Origin Hokkaido, Japan
Cut from Pork leg and organ meat
Packaging Vacuum packed

 

Happy as a pig in mud. Bathing in the nearby river during summer and playing around on the snowfields in winter - that's the happy life of the pigs on the family-owned El Paso Ranch in Hokkaido that are raised completely free-range in the Tokachi area. And when we say free range we mean the real deal free-range. Spring, summer, autumn and winter - 24 hours, all year free-roaming on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. The pigs are a slow and naturally grown British Camborough breed. They are fed a large variety of feed mixes that contain all kinds of grains, corn, soybeans, and other vegetables and farm produce (pigs can’t survive only on grass, so there won't be grass-fed pork any time soon). Newborn stay in a shelter together with their mother until they learn how to take care of themselves. No tail clipping of piglets, no gestation crates for sows. No factory farming. They receive all the respect, love and care. See for yourself, all images and videos are real.

 


✔ No factory farming! Humanely raised and treated with respect.
✔ No growth hormones, no subtherapeutic use of antibiotics - ever!
✔ All year free-range pasture-raised on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. 
✔ One farm, one family, one processor - traceability from farm to fork.
✔ No gestation crates for sows. No teeth clipping or tail docking of piglets.
✔ Fed a large variety of grains, nuts and protein sources.

At A Glance

Pork Breed Camborough Pork
Farm/Ranch El Paso Rancho
Region Tokaichi, Hokkaido, Japan
Breeding All year 100% free-range pasture-raised 
Feeding A large variety of grains and protein sources (wheat, whey, corn, soybeans, vegetables).
Raised by Hirabayashi family and staff
Farming Experience Since 2005
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork
Hormones Never
Subtherapeutic Antibiotics Use Never
 


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Translated from Japanese: I made a hamburger steak for my children and it was delicious. Thank you for your precious, safe and secure meat!! I will buy it again.

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Delicious!

Translated from Japanese: I cooked with this for the first time, and it was so flavorful and delicious.

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Sweet minced meat

Translated from Japanese: I was surprised at how sweet it was.
Is it because of the high-quality fat? It's a sweetness that you can't taste in supermarket minced meat.
I think that you can understand the original taste of meat if you don’t add any salt or pepper.
It's really delicious!

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Delicious!

Translated from Japanese: It has no odor and I used it for various dishes such as hamburger steak and I managed to make rich and delicious food.
I’ve been ordering it many times.

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Translated from Japanese: I made hamburger. I made fried rice for my dogs. It has internal organs and is nutritionally good.
I wonder if you can expect the taste.
It was really delicious with only salt and pepper as seasoning.