About Halal American Wagyu

Indulge in the extraordinary tenderness of our American F1 Wagyu, boasting a luxurious Beef Marbling Score (B.M.S.) of 5 to 7. Step into the realm of premium beef, akin to the delicacy savored by connoisseurs. These steaks reach a level of richness akin to the smoothness of butter, graced with succulence and juiciness. The beautiful web of creamy intramuscular fat creates an unforgettable melt-in-your-mouth texture. At our dining table, we believe in offering a 5-star experience to all, which is why we proudly offer a variety of halal American Wagyu products, including ribeyes, New York strip steaks, tomahawks, and kebab cubes. Elevate your dining experience and savor the finest cuts we have to offer.

1. What is Wagyu Beef?

What is Wagyu
Derived from the Japanese words "Wa" (Japanese) and "Gyu" (Cattle), Wagyu simply translates to "Japanese Cattle."

Wagyu, an Asian cattle breed, is renowned for its exquisitely marbled beef, rich in unsaturated fats and boasting low cholesterol levels.

The unparalleled taste, enhanced umami flavor, and unmatched tenderness of highly marbled Wagyu beef create a dining experience like no other. As the demand for Wagyu beef rises among gourmet chefs and the restaurants they serve, we at One-Stop Halal are proud to contribute to this trend by making this premium meat accessible to every household.

2. What is the difference between Fullblood, Purebred, American & Australian Wagyu?

Difference between Full blood wagyu, Crossbred, American and Australian Wagyu
At One Stop Halal, we sell American F1 as well as Full-blood Wagyu.
American Wagyu: The term "American Wagyu" is primarily a marketing classification encompassing crossbreeds of Wagyu cattle with other breeds. This includes combinations like 50% Wagyu and 50% Angus. Some are classified as Purebred Wagyu, indicating they consist of 15/16 Wagyu and 1/16 Angus (or another similar breed). Among the 30,000+ Wagyu-influenced cattle in the USA, approximately 85% fall under the crossbred category.
Fullblood Wagyu: Fullblood Wagyu is the purest form of Wagyu cattle. Fullbloods are descended from 100% Japanese Wagyu cattle. They have pure lineage – meaning both parents are certified full-blood Wagyu. This is the rarest designation with only a few thousand cattle qualified for it. Experts believe that the best, most succulent meat comes from these carefully cultivated bloodlines.

Purebred Wagyu: Purebred Wagyu results when you crossbreed a full-blood Wagyu with another breed of cattle (usually Angus). To be certified as purebred, the meat must be at least 93.75% Wagyu. Anything that is more than 1/16th of another breed is not eligible for this designation.

Australian Wagyu: Australian Wagyu is again a crossbred between the original Fullblood Wagyu and another breed. Australian Wagyu cattle are bred, fed, grown, and processed in Australia.

3. What is Marbling and why it is so important?

American Wagyu Beef Marbling Score
Just as regular beef follows a standard USDA grading system (Choice, Prime, Select), Wagyu beef is evaluated based on its level of intramuscular fat, also known as “marbling.” The higher the marbling, the more tender and succulent the meat. This Beef Marbling Score (BMS) ranges from 1 to 12, with higher numbers equating to better quality. For reference, USDA Prime beef, the highest designation of quality in the U.S.A., is equivalent to a 4 or 5 marbling score.

At One Stop Halal, we sell American F1 Wagyu that scores between 5 and 7 on BMS testing. Our Full-Blood Wagyus scores between 8 to 10 on BMS.

4. Is Wagyu beef healthy?

Wagyu is Healthy
Not all fat is bad for you! Without some healthy fats, your body wouldn’t be able to function.

Wagyu beef contains more Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids than conventional beef. Studies have shown a higher concentration of monounsaturated fatty acids (good fat)—which is what you’ll find in Wagyu--is associated with a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Nutrition experts have also found this sought-after meat to be much lower in cholesterol than the grain-fed beef you’ll find at the grocery store.

So, when it comes to premium beef, Wagyu is THE healthy choice!

5. Is Kobe beef the same as Wagyu Beef?

Difference between Wagyu and Kobe
Kobe is a term used to describe Full Blood Wagyu cattle that were raised in Kobe, Japan. Since our cows are not raised in Japan, they do not qualify for that title.

Most of the Kobe beef available in the USA is an American Kobe, made from cross-breeding of Wagyu with Angus. There are very few restaurants in the USA, which serve authentic Kobe beef.

6. Do you import your Wagyu’s from Japan?

Fullblood Wagyu is not imported from Japan
Our cattle are not directly imported from Japan; rather, our American Wagyu cattle are crossbred with the Angus breed. We have established partnerships with a carefully chosen group of Wagyu farms in the United States. These farms utilize advanced breeding facilities and place a strong emphasis on research-based diets, ensuring our Wagyu cattle receive top-notch care following the recommendations of Wagyu nutrition experts.

7. Do you serve Alcohol or give Massage to the Wagyu?

Do you massage Wagyu or Serve alcohol to Wagyu
At, One Stop Halal, we never give our animals any alcohol (beer,sake). We only sell pure products (Tayyeb) without any adulteration.

In Japan, though, some farmers may give alcohol (beer) to stimulate their appetite. Some also massage their Wagyu since the cattle are confined to a smaller space. Massaging helps in reducing cramping and helps in the distribution of softness across the muscles. This is not needed in the United States as the grazing lands of our cattle are much larger than what is available overseas.

8. Why is Wagyu so expensive?

Why Wagyu is expensive
As the adage goes: you get what you pay for. Wagyu cattle are raised with individualized care and attention—something not often found in modern factory farms. And, this added oversight must be paid for. When it comes to softness and succulency, these sought-after meats approach stick-of-butter levels. One taste of this meat and you’ll know the price tag is worth it.

It’s something everyone should experience at least once.

8. Is your Wagyu Zabiha Halal?

HFSAA Halal Certified
All our meat products are certified by the HFSAA (Halal Food Standards Alliance of America), one of the leading Halal certification body in the USA. Because we believe in following traditional Islam, we only sell Handcut Zabiha meat. We also adhere to the 13-Point Inspection Checks in our Halal meat production process as per the guidelines here.

To our knowledge, we are the only company in the US harvesting Wagyu in a zabiha halal manner. So, for the faithful, there is no better choice for Wagyu steaks than One-Stop Halal.

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Local Overseas

Local:You will receive meat. You can choose from Goat, Lamb, or Wagyu Cow.
Overseas:You will not receive meat. It will be distributed to the needy.
We are offering Cow or Buffalo Qurbani overseas. Price per share is $99.
Please rememeber you will not receive share of the cow meat. If you want the share of the Qurbani meat, then choose Local Qurbani.

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