The many benefits of tallow

Obviously, animal fat is by far the most bioavailable and natural product on the market. It comes free of any chemicals or fillers (grass fed is best in this situation) and is one of the easiest products to get your hands on. As the concept of farm to table continues to gain momentum acquiring beef fat is easier than ever before. 

Since the farm to table movement entails shopping locally with the least amount of impact on the environment make friends with your local butcher. Your local butcher can be your best friend. Or depending on where you live you can even acquire your own cow from a local farm. This is also entirely dependant on your access to farms and storage situation. Cows are hefty and take up a lot of room.

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Tallow: a case for sustainability

Our products are tallow based but what does that exactly mean? Where does tallow come from and why do we use it as our main ingredient in our products? And why should you even care?

There is a misconception in our society that has fostered and spread misinformation about our favourite farm animals since the 50’s. Cows have been villainized  by numerous groups of lobbyists as detrimental to our environment and our health. The last few years we have seen a great push to propel people to give up their meat and toss our cows to the slaughter, and not literally. When we take a step back and examine the profound impact that our cows have on our lives and our earth we begin to see a different picture all together. 

Although our company endorses sustainable farming practices we also see the cow as a unique and wonderful ruminant animal. Our cows are magnificent creatures and are one of a kind on this earth. These magnificent beings can turn inedible, indigestible grasses and fauna into nutrient dense and life sustaining products that we humans can enjoy and thrive on. Don’t believe us? Keep reading and you might be surprised! 

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