Belcampo Meats raises the wrapper on nutrition content


By Erica Shaffer, Meat+Poultry 



OAKLAND, CALIF. – Belcampo Meat Co., a producer of organic, grass-fed and -finished, and Certified Humane meats, broths and jerky, recently released new third-party verified nutrition data that details the makeup of the company's animal proteins. All of Belcampo’s meats contain high protein density while its beef contains an optimal omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, and its pork and poultry products contain healthy monounsaturated fat levels, according to the data.


Belcampo shared the information to demonstrate its commitment to transparency. On a quarterly basis, Belcampo pledged to deliver full transparency to consumers about the quality and nutrition of the company’s pastured meat.


According to the new data, Belcampo’s beef averages a 1:1.2 Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio, which is the same as wild elk tested by the company, while conventionally raised beef have a ratio up to 1:30...