Using Seaweed to Feed Our Pigs!

Although it may seem strange at first, our pig farmers are having fantastic results by sustainably harvesting the ocean for high-nutrition feed for our otherwise traditionally farmed Heritage pork. The farms we use are some of the first to use seaweed in the feed, and the results have been incredible. David Newman of Newman Farms […] The post Using Seaweed to Feed Our Pigs! appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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WHY IS HERITAGE PORK THE BEST PORK FOR GRILLING?? SCIENCE!!!!!

When it comes to the best pork for grilling heritage breeds win the flavor test every time. We are speaking strictly in facts, science-based and proven from farm to table, from plate to mouth. No commercially bred pork, no supermarket special, can possibly complete. Heritage breeds are first in their class, true champions, the only […] The post WHY IS HERITAGE PORK THE BEST PORK FOR GRILLING?? SCIENCE!!!!! appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Why a Duck? Ask Dickens!

The best thing about the holidays is always the food, that is, if you are doing it right! As we say here, let nature lead the way — great food is seasonal and should be celebrated in its own time. Look no farther than the books of Charles Dickens and ask why they always seemed […] The post Why a Duck? Ask Dickens! appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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The Ultimate Certification for Heritage Poultry

Certification by the American Poultry Association (APA) is the ultimate seal of approval for humane poultry production. The APA is America’s oldest agricultural association. Its certifications are endorsed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and it signifies that the animals are raised with balanced genetics, not genetics overbred for fast growth. Heritage chickens […] The post The Ultimate Certification for Heritage Poultry appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Fatted Calf Bacon, Now Available Nationally through Heritage Foods USA for the Very First Time.

Fatted Calf bacon is a bacon milestone. This is old-fashioned bacon at its finest, beginning with superior Heritage pigs, and then dry cured with brown sugar, sea salt, and a bit of cayenne – but it’s not too spicy, just well-balanced, and it is smoked over four kinds of wood, two fruit woods and two hardwoods — cherry, apple, mesquite and alderwood — to further balance the smoky flavor.... The post Fatted Calf Bacon, Now Available Nationally through Heritage Foods USA for the Very First Time...
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Saving the World, One Ham at a Time

Twenty years ago, the bulk of American charcuterie was cheap, commodity product. You could get a domestic prosciutto in a supermarket for half the price of Prosciutto di Parma. More recently, charcuterie in the United States is following the same trend we have seen with wine, beer, cheese, and bread. The talent chain is expanding […] The post Saving the World, One Ham at a Time appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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The Perfect Roast for You and Yours

This Holiday Season, Go Big with a Classic Heritage Centerpiece! The biggest occasions deserve the best meats in America. Like all of our meats, our centerpieces are raised humanely, on pasture without antibiotics or hormones, and produce the best natural flavor and texture you have ever experienced. These are not your grandma’s pot roast — […] The post The Perfect Roast for You and Yours appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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The Oldest Domesticated Livestock in the United States: Navajo-Churro

This is an EPIC story about the oldest domesticated livestock breed in the United States, a story that spans 500 years, and hopefully ends on on your plate. Antonio Manzanares is one of the last remaining Churro shepherds in the Southwest, and he herds these animals in the traditional style, with little concession to modern […] The post The Oldest Domesticated Livestock in the United States: Navajo-Churro appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Heritage Turkeys : From Farm to Ark to Table

In every family, there is a pride of history and lineage. This is no different for poultry or livestock. Heritage turkeys are the progeny of poultry that was bred for flavor. Norman Kardosh, Frank Reese’s mentor, spent his life teaching Frank how to raise heritage turkeys responsibly. He knew he was leaving his legacy to Frank, […] The post Heritage Turkeys : From Farm to Ark to Table appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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The Frank Reese Story

At Heritage Foods USA, Frank Reese is a super hero. His farming practices should be a model for anyone who cares about taste and the survival and success of true heritage breeds. We started our business because we believed in Frank, and his heritage turkeys have really sustained us. It is nearly impossible to compete with his birds... The post The Frank Reese Story appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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2016 Farm Tour

The 2016 Heritage Foods USA Farm Tour kicked off May 4th with a historic meeting at the Memphis airport headlined by a 15-passenger van, which was at the ready for a 5-day chef tour. Since 2005, an annual farm trip provides the chance for chefs and curemasters to meet the people and animals behind their […] The post 2016 Farm Tour appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Cotton Hill Creamery

Cotton Hill Creamery has been producing fresh, artisanal cheese from Alpine goats in the hills of Middleburgh, New York since 2009. The post Cotton Hill Creamery appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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