Do you wonder how bison meat tastes?
A lot of people write to us asking for a description of the taste.
Are You Curious As To What Buffalo Meat Tastes Like? (Bison and Buffalo are the same animal, the correct term for the North American variety it bison).
- is it gamey?
- Does it smell?
- is it chewy?
- Is it tough?
The taste of bison is very similar taste to beef. It has a coarser texture and a slightly sweeter flavour. It does not taste gamey. There is no aftertaste like some game animals such as moose.
There are significant health benefits to bison.
- It’s very high in protein, much more so than beef
- has less calories than beef
- and half the fat of beef
Northfork bison are raised without any artificial means. They are given absolutely no hormones or antibiotics or steroids.
Cattle, on the other hand have to be given huge amounts of antibiotics due to the cramped overcrowded conditions they are kept. They are fed grain laced with hormones to get them bigger faster.
If you have never tried bison meat, you are in for a treat.
Northfork Bison has many cuts of buffalo meat to buy.