Wild Buffalo

Wild Australian Buffalo

Windy Hills Australian Game Meats are processors,exporters of Halal approved Quality Australian Water Buffalo meat.
Buffalo have lived & thrived in a wild state in the Top End of the Northern Territory for over one hundred & eighty years. They have been trophy shot, trapped and live exported, mustered for processing in export halal approved abattoirs fit for human consumption.

The essential characteristics of buffalo is a well grown animal in good condition with an even layer of fat. Buffalo demands professional capturing,handling and transportation to eliminate any form of stress that could compromise carcase quality. WHAGM only works with professionals.

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Buffalo has nutritional quantities which give it a marketing edge in todays more nutritionally minded society where fat and cholesterol tend to be avoided. It has a significantly lower fat content in the lean meat, less than 2% & has 43% less cholesterol than beef. Buffalo lean meat has a higher proportion of polyunsaturated & omega 3 fatty acids, very high in protein,iron & zinc than chicken or lamb

As in all game meats do not overcook!

For further information regarding Buffalo or Tenderbuff go to the Australian Buffalo Industry website

Buffalo meat is very low in fat, less than 2% and comparatively low in cholesterol, this leanness makes buffalo meat very healthy. The fat composition in the lean meat has a higher proportion of polyunsaturated and omega 3 fatty acids than in chicken lamb or beef. Buffalo meat has been found to be very high in protein, iron and zinc content.

Nutrition

Buffalo meat has about the same protein content as chicken, 45% more iron, 61% less saturated fat and 33% less cholesterol. Table 1 gives the nutritional analysis of “TenderBuff” compared with other meats.

Table 1. Nutrient analysis of meat types per 100 g raw lean edible portion

Energy (kJ) Protein (g) Iron (g) Fat (g) Cholesterol (mg) Saturated fat (g) Monounsaturated fat (g) Polyunsaturated fat (g)
TenderBuff unspecified cut 416 20.4 1.6 1.4 46 0.46 0.42 0.27
Chicken unspecified cut 506 21.0 1.1 4.2 69 1.18 1.81 0.47
Beef unspecified cut 502 22.0 2.2 3.7 60 1.6 1.52 0.24
Fish unspecified type 386 18.0 0.3 2.2 60 0.54 0.45 0.55

Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
© Northern Territory Government, 2006
ISSN 0157-8243
Serial No. 690
Agdex No. 487/87

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