Chefs Explore Possibilities With New Snake River Farms Ground Kurobuta Pork

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Naturally produced, gourmet Kurobuta now available to restaurants of all sizes

Snake River Farms

Snake River Farms ground Kurobuta pork is perfect for any recipe calling for ground pork. The result is richer, juicier, more flavorful – I use Snake River Farms Kurobuta for my favorite dumpling recipes! - Chef Lee Anne Wong, Koko Head Cafe

Snake River Farms today announced the availability of its newest restaurant and retail sales product, ground Kurobuta pork. Ground pork provides chefs with a versatile product to expand their arsenal of entrees with the distinct texture and flavor of Kurobuta pork.

High profile chefs around the country, including celebrity chef Lee Anne Wong of Koko Head Café in Honolulu, HI, already use ground Kurobuta to create entirely new dishes as well as fresh takes on traditional dishes. Wong says, “I’ve been a fan of Kurobuta pork for a long time. Snake River Farms ground Kurobuta pork is perfect for any recipe calling for ground pork. The result is richer, juicier, more flavorful – I use Snake River Farms Kurobuta for my favorite dumpling recipes!”

Agri Beef Executive Director of Marketing Jay Theiler says the new product reflects the increasing demand for distinct dining experiences that incorporate the highest quality ingredients. “Similar to the status of Kobe beef, Kurobuta pork is considered the most flavorful meat in its class. Chefs in any setting now have the opportunity to expand their creativity with an amazingly versatile product that can be used in everything from breakfast sausages to pork sliders to meatballs to dumplings.”

Snake River Farms Kurobuta pork is naturally raised, using only 100% purebred Berkshire hogs as mandated by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture. The versatile product is currently available in a 10 lb. case through food distributors.

About Snake River Farms
Snake River Farms is passionate about delivering only the finest eating experiences, a luxury once exclusively reserved for the world’s most esteemed restaurants. Featured on the menus of threestar Michelin-rated restaurants, and at top retailers and restaurants around the world, Snake River Farms products include American Kobe (Wagyu) beef, Kurobuta (Berkshire) pork, and gourmet ham. The family-owned business began more than a decade ago with a small herd of Wagyu cattle from the Kobe region of Japan. The proprietary herd has developed into one of the finest groups of Wagyu/Angus cross cattle in the U.S. Snake River Farms offers a full line of American Kobe beef and Kurobuta pork products including steaks, roasts, gourmet hamburgers, hams, frankfurters and hardwood smoked bacon. All products are made with only the finest ingredients to ensure an extraordinary eating experience. For more information visit http://www.snakeriverfarms.com.

About Agri Beef Co.
Robert Rebholtz Sr. founded Agri Beef Co. in 1968 in Boise, Idaho, as a family-owned ranching and cattle feeding operation. The company has since grown to incorporate every step of beef production, from ranching, cattle feeding and animal nutrition to beef processing, marketing and sales. Agri Beef Co.’s sustainable beef production model coordinates the efforts of all its business operations to responsibly produce the highest-quality meat products. The company’s operations are guided by the fundamental principles of sustainability, total quality, animal well-being and responsible business (known as the company’s STAR Commitment). For more information, visit http://www.agribeef.com.

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