Where Can I Buy Wagyu Beef In South Africa

What is a Wagyu Beef?

Wagyu is the collective name for the four principal Japanese breeds of beef cattle. All wagyū cattle derive from cross-breeding in the early twentieth century of native Japanese cattle with imported stock, mostly from Europe. Wagyu beef is one of the most expensive meats in the world

Where Can I Buy Wagyu Beef In South Africa?

Block Men Beef

Address: 151 Problem Mkhize Rd, Essenwood, Durban, 4001, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 74 502 7947


Address: 105 Main Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8 pm

Phone: +27 21 434 1111


Address: 92 Grant Ave, Norwood, Johannesburg, 2192, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 11 728 6412

Is Wagyu beef available in South Africa?

Wagyu South Africa

The Wagyu Society of South Africa has established the Certified Wagyu Beef Program (CWB) which aims to ensure the integrity of the South African Wagyu beef supply chain and so assure the end customer of product reliability and quality.

How much is 1 kilo of Wagyu beef?

PHP 8,500.00. Authentic Japanese Wagyu is world-renowned for its buttery texture, subtle umami flavor and unequaled tenderness, achieved through ample streaks of intramuscular fat deposits.

Is South African Wagyu good?

South African Wagyu is also known for its high levels of marbling, which gives it a tender and juicy texture and rich umami flavour.

The flavor profile may differ slightly from Japanese Wagyu due to factors such as the breed of cattle, the environment, and their diet.

What is the most expensive meat in South Africa?

Wagyu meat generally fetch much higher prices than meat from most other breeds. According to Dr Michael Bradfield, CEO of the Wagyu Society of South Africa, there are two breeds of Wagyu produced in South Africa, namely red and black.