If you’re looking to buy high-quality, juicy Wagyu beef in Canberra, you’re in the right place. At The Food Forum, we take exceptional pride in sourcing only the best and freshest produce from local Aussie farmers. And the beef we stock is no exception you won’t be disappointed by the highgrade cuts of Wagyu beef we have on offer. The Food Forum is your specialist, local wagyu beef butcher in Canberra....

Why we love Wagyu beef

So, what exactly is Wagyu beef? There is some misinformation and confusion around the definition of Wagyu and where Wagyu beef comes from. The term ‘Wagyu’ directly translates as ‘Japanese cow’, of which there are a few different breeds. However, when you think of Wagyu beef, you probably imagine the beautifully marbled beef that has become famous across the world.

Wagyu beef gets its irresistible marbling from the way fat is deposited on the inside of the muscles. This means the meat is soft, which is what gives high-grade Wagyu steak that juicy and tender texture.

It’s important to note that in Japan, Wagyu beef is graded with a different system to the one we have here in Australia. The highest marble grading is A5 in Japan. In Australia, we use a numbered system from 0 (no marbling) to 9+ (perfect marbling).

Wagyu beef in Australia

You may have noticed that there are Wagyu beef cattle farms in Australia and elsewhere in the world, not just in Japan. You get a very similar cut of beef to the world-class Wagyu beef that is available in Japan. So while anything labelled as Wagyu beef may not necessarily come from Japan, local Australian Wagyu beef products also offer you a high-quality cut of meat that you’re sure to love — just with a much more affordable price tag attached.

Your local Wagyu beef butcher in Canberra

Wagyu beef is the perfect choice for a special occasion or when you want to show off your cooking skills with a truly spectacular cut of meat. If you’re after a special cut of meat, then The Food Forum is your go to Wagyu beef butcher in Canberra. Visit us in-store or shop online to have the best Wagyu in Canberra delivered to your door. Don’t forget to also take a look at the other offerings we have online and browse our choice selections of fresh chicken, duck, goat, lamb and pork.


Where can I buy Wagyu in Canberra?

You can buy fresh and delicious Wagyu beef in Canberra at The Food Forum. We’re your local Wagyu beef butcher in Canberra, and you can choose to shop with us online or feel free to drop in and see us in-store at Westfield Belconnen for a chat.

Why is The Food Forum the best butcher in Canberra to buy Wagyu steak from?

You will not find better quality Wagyu steak in Canberra than at The Food Forum. We have a strong relationship with Security Food a local producer that raises high-quality Wagyu beef cattle right here in Australia. Security Foods has extremely strict standards in place for their Wagyu beef cattle, and we choose to work with them because their business values around quality control align with our own.


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