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Facts and figures about South Tyrolean meat

Farmers and animals

Here are a few facts about rearing beef with the seal of quality:
  • 215 local farmers produce South Tyrolean beef.
  • The farms are small and mostly family-run. 30 % have max. 4-5 ha of farmland.
  • An average of 2 animals are fattened per farm and year. 
  • The animals are allowed to graze outside at least 60 days a year.
Tip: preserving the freshness of meat
Meat should be placed in the fridge immediately after purchase. It can be kept at 0-2°C for a couple of days.
Macelleria Kaufmann