A Breakdown of Certified Piedmontese Product Lines
Certified Piedmontese brings you three different product lines—Certified Piedmontese beef, grass fed, grass finished beef, and the Dynasty Selection—and they all have one thing in common: they offer deliciously tender and lean beef that’s source-verified and better for you. Here’s a quick breakdown of our lines and what each has to offer.
Certified Piedmontese Beef
It’s the original product line that started it all. Certified Piedmontese beef provides an all-around better beef that delivers in every category: taste, texture, tenderness, and nutrition. It’s a healthier beef option that doesn’t sacrifice flavor or tenderness—a characteristic that’s incredibly rare when it comes to beef. With fewer calories, less fat, and higher protein per ounce than beef from other breeds, it’s an ideal source of lean protein for a healthy diet.
All Certified Piedmontese cattle are humanely-raised and responsibly-handled on ranches across the Midwest, where they spend most of their lives grazing open grasslands. They’re NEVER given antibiotics, steroids, hormones, or animal by-products. The cattle are finished on a pure-vegetarian diet of quality grains, most of which are grown by the ranchers who raise them. Because all Certified Piedmontese beef is source verified by Where Food Comes From—an accredited, third-party food certification provider—you can trust exactly how and where it was raised.
To guarantee customers are getting the highest-quality beef on the market, all Certified Piedmontese cattle are DNA tested for one copy of the naturally occurring inactive myostatin gene (the gene that produces the unique attributes of Piedmontese beef). If you’re looking for an all-around better beef, look no further.
Grass Fed, Grass Finished Certified Piedmontese Beef
Conventional grass fed, grass finished beef has a reputation for being lean and healthy, but not necessarily the most tender and delicious beef available. Certified Piedmontese grass fed, grass finished beef defies convention with its melt-in-your-mouth tenderness and bold flavor—a natural result of the Piedmontese breed.
Certified Piedmontese grass fed, grass finished cattle, like all Certified Piedmontese cattle, are raised on open rangelands where ranchers follow an all-natural protocol and never give the cattle hormones, steroids, antibiotics, or animal by-products. The big difference is that grass fed, grass finished cattle are never fed grain; instead they’re finished using a healthy and balanced forage-based diet.
The diet of the cattle takes the nutrition of Certified Piedmontese grass fed, grass finished beef to new heights. It’s even leaner than our standard Certified Piedmontese beef—which is already leaner and more tender than other breeds—providing health-conscious customers a beef product that’s low in fat and calories, packed with nutrition, and exceedingly tender and flavorful. Because it’s a lean protein that provides essential fats that provide energy for the body, it’s especially popular with athletes and people who maintain active lifestyles.
Products available: filet mignon steaks, boneless ribeye steaks, New York strips, sirloin filet steaks, tri-tip roasts, stew beef, stir fry beef, and 80% lean ground beef
The Dynasty Selection
The Certified Piedmontese Dynasty selection offers all of the attributes of Certified Piedmontese beef, including the combination of leanness and tenderness—only amplified. This exclusive offering of beef cuts hail from our exclusive herd of purebred Piedmontese cattle. Traditionally, purebred Piedmontese bulls are cross-bred to produce Certified Piedmontese beef. For the Dynasty Selection, purebred Piedmontese bulls are bred with purebred Piedmontese cows to produce a truly authentic Piedmontese beef that’s raised with expertise, diligence, and the utmost care. Cattle from our purebred herd that produces the Dynasty Selection are DNA tested for two copies of the Piedmontese gene.
The result is unbelievably lean and tender beef that takes the unique properties of the Piedmontese breed to the next level. Cuts from the Dynasty Selection make great gifts for loved ones—or even yourself.
Products available: T-bone steaks, filet mignon steaks, bone-in filets, standing rib roasts, center cut strip steaks, sirloin filets, flat iron steaks, brisket flats, eye of round roasts, center cut ribeye steaks, and tomahawk ribeye steaks