Ostrich from South Africa

Ostrich from South Africa

Cut : Fillet / Steak / Goulash

The ostrich is the largest bird in the world and can measure up to 2.45 m and weigh up to 160 kg.

South Africa is the largest exporter of ostrich in the world.

Only farmed ostrich is marketed, wild ostrich is protected by CITES regulations and international laws.

The ostrich has a red meat called " healthy meat", very soft, and similar to beef in its texture and taste. It is an exotic meat which appeals for its nutritional qualities.

It provides as much protein and iron than beef, but it is much less fat, 2 % fat against 3 to 15 % for beef, low in cholesterol.