October 3, 2023


Food Information

Grill’d launches grass and seaweed-fed low methane beef burger

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Burger restaurant chain Grill’d has this week introduced the launch of what it phrases a “world-first sustainable, grass-fed beef Gamechanger, created from black angus cattle that produce as much as two-thirds much less methane emissions than common cattle”.

“In partnership with Sea Forest and validated by the College of New England NSW, Grill’d has developed an revolutionary approach to feed its grass-fed cows Asparagopsis – a local and pure Tasmanian seaweed – to scale back their methane emissions by as much as 67 per cent, with ongoing dwell trials on the Grill’d farm concentrating on a 90 per cent discount,” a media launch saying the brand new burger states.

“This world-first trial will revolutionise the grass fed-beef trade, main the way in which for others and serving to smash nationwide targets signed by the Federal authorities to scale back methane emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.”

Describing the transfer as a momentous step on its journey to decrease its carbon footprint, Grill’d says it’s “empowering its friends to be the eco-friendly change they need to see, whereas nonetheless having fun with their grass-fed beef”.

“And in excellent news for burger lovers, the brand new Gamechanger beef has the identical scrumptious style (no seaweed style to be discovered!) and is even higher for the way forward for our planet.”

Rocky De Nys, Chief Scientific Officer of Sea Forest, stated Asparagopsis is a seaweed native to Tasmania and is “very particular” because it has a novel set of properties that carry throughout to cattle.

“When consumed, it reduces methane in these animals. It’s nice to see a direct-to-consumer product that Sea Forest is contributing to the place shoppers could make an actual distinction themselves – having fun with low-carbon merchandise which are higher for the planet.”

Grill’d has used numerous stunts to place itself as “champion of change within the trade”, together with ditching its total menu of meat burgers for a day in 2019 and solely serving plant-based choices as a substitute, attracting flack for eradicating selection and alienating its core, loyal clients.

Final 12 months it additionally backed down on its enterprise into providing solely plant-based burgers in some shops.

Grill’d Founder Simon Crowe described the chain’s Gamechanger beef because the “way forward for beef”.

“And we received’t cease at 61 eating places. However for now, and for less than an additional buck, friends may also help the planet by selecting a low methane product, just by upgrading their favorite beef burger,” he stated.

In its assertion Grill’d says it has all the time been on the forefront of championing change within the trade; from serving wholesome, 100% pure and guilt-free burgers to utilizing RSPCA authorised hen, free-range eggs, buns baked every day with no synthetic colors, flavours or preservatives all sourced from native suppliers.

“Grill’d’s burger patty manufacturing facility and 61 eating places buy 100% Inexperienced Energy to assist renewable power regeneration within the making of their burgers, and the freshest native components (solar-powered lettuce, anybody?) are all the time used the place potential.”

Grill’d has additionally launch a video to advertise the brand new burger which will be seen here.


Supply: Grill’d



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