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Grass-Fed Organic British Tallow

100% Suet only beef fat from organically grass-fed British cattle; containing Vitamin A, D, E, K. Fantastic for bones, healthy skin, eyes and teeth.

What is Tallow?

Tallow is fat that is gently heated (rendered) with all impurities removed. It is then allowed to come back to room temperature where it is in a solid state. Hunter & Gather Tallow is made from Suet fat only – this is the prized fat around the kidney

What can Beef Tallow be used for?

It can be used for a range of cooking applications such as frying, roasting and even baking. 💡 Tallow is even great as moisturiser for your hair, body, and face.

How do I use Beef Tallow?

You can use Beef Tallow as you would any other cooking fat/oil and you can even use it as a moisturiser for your hair, body, and face.

Is Beef Tallow a Healthy Fat?

Yes! 👏 A very healthy fat that is a stable saturated fat full of goodness such as vitamins A, D, E & K along with unique fatty acids such as CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid). Here’s an overview of some of the bioavailable goodness contained within Bee

Why is CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) so good?

Tallow is rich in CLA or conjugated linoleic acid which is a fatty acid that studies suggest can support healthy metabolism and assist with fat burning. There’s also some evidence (in animal models) that demonstrates that CLA also has anti-inflammato

What cows are used to make Beef Tallow?

🐄 We source our tallow from a select range of organically raised breeds including Angus, Hereford, Longhorn, Dexter, and Shorthorn cows.

I have been told Tallow is good for fat loss. Is this True?

Organic Grass Fed Beef Tallow is unqiue in that it contains both CLA and Stearic Acid which have been shown to be associated with fat loss. CLA: In a review and meta-analysis (2020) over 6–16 weeks, the natural trans fat (not to be confused with indu

Isn't Beef Tallow full of unhealthy Saturated Fats?

Beef Tallow does contain approx  50%-60% saturated fat. However, saturated fat is beneficial to good health and longevity. Unfortunately poor science and vested interests led to traditional fats that contain saturated fat to be demonised in favour of

Isn't Saturated Fat bad for us?

No!. There have been many reports over the past few years suggesting the food guidelines may have been flawed over the past 40 years - who’d have thought…🤔. In fact, many believe that saturated fat is essential for good health and may have longevity

What is the Stearic Acid content in Beef Tallow?

Beef Tallow contains around 19% of stearic acid.

What is Stearic Acid?

One of the most interesting things about stearic acid is its ability to increase mitochondrial fusion. This is when mitochondria merge increasing efficiency and energy production which in turn improves the resilience of a cell. Stearic acid also incr

What fat is used to make your Beef Tallow?

We use the prized suet fat (from around the kidneys) from British Organically raised and grass fed cows. 💡 If it’s not suet from the kidney area, then it isn’t truly Tallow!

How should I store Beef Tallow?

Once opened, store in a fridge. Please always use a clean spoon.🥄

Should I use Ghee or Beef Tallow?

Well, both fats are traditional animal based fats that have been used for centuries, if not millenia by our ancestors and traditional cultures around the world. Both fats are incredible in their own right with unique properties and have a role to pla

Can I use your Tallow as a moisturiser on my body or face?

Absolutely! 🙌. Many have reported incredible benefits from using tallow on their skin including treating conditions such as eczema and acne. Here’s why Tallow may benefit the skin…. Our cell membranes are made up of fatty acids. They are ~50% satura

What is Tallow taste and texture like?

The best way to describe the taste of Tallow is like a subtle beefy flavored butter. Tallow, when cooled, becomes a solid fat so can be spread on meats, veggies or cooked with by adding a nice chunk into a frying pan, roasting pan, or into your bakin

Is your Tallow 100% Grass Fed?

Whilst we cannot fully guarantee that the cows are never fed supplementary feed such as hay, silage (pasture grass that has been pickled through natural fermentation), or crop residue from home farms (arguably the most regenerative system available d

Where is the Tallow made?

Our Tallow is made here in the UK in a BRC AA certified organic facility that we have partnered with. It is made using a traditional method at low heat and only from the prized suet fat (unlike many other Beef Tallow and Dripping brands out there).

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