Blackmore Wagyu animals are processed at G&K O’Connor in Pakenham, Victoria. The O’Connor processing facility is a family owned business that has uncompromising standards for food safety with the following accreditation’s;
- AUS-MEAT A+ Accreditation
- European Union Licensed Est.1265
- United States Licensed USDA
- AQIS MSQA Accredited
- Halal Accredited
Blackmore Wagyu uses the AUS-MEAT grading system for all carcasses with independent AUS-MEAT graders assessing every carcass to ensure the quality and consistency of the Blackmore Wagyu brand.
All grading is conducted at the AUS-MEAT recommended site of the 10/11th rib between the Cube Roll and Striploin.
Every Blackmore Wagyu carcass has the following AUS-MEAT characteristics graded;
- Marbling 0-9 (if grading exceeds 9 it is considered a 9+)
- Meat colour
- Fat colour
- Eye muscle size
- Rib depth