Veal is sought after by many for it’s smooth texture and delicate flavor. Veal is also nutrient richand is suitable for those on a low-fat/low calorie diet. It is an excellent source of protein with good levels of niacin, zinc, and vitamins B-12 and B-6. We distribute veal only from reputable veal producers.
Our Western veal is frequently chosen for its delicate flavor, tender texture and its thick, juicy meat.
About fifteen percent of veal calves are marketed up to 3 weeks of age or at a weight of 150 pounds. These are called Bob or Bobby Calves, which are characterized by their light-pink color and soft texture. Bobby veal calves are the youngest and are thought to have the smoothest flavors and textures.
Formula Fed Veal
The majority of veal calves are “special-fed” on a diet of nutritionally balanced milk (or soy milk). A veal calf is raised until about 16 to 18 weeks of age, weighing up to 450 pounds. They are raised in specially designed facilities where they can be cared for and closely monitored.
Excpetionally consistent in flavor and texture, this european-style meat contains iron and 40 other essential nutrients, including amino acids, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins.