What is WAGYU A5?
Beef cattle is classified into four categories: Japanese Black, Seed Japanese Brown, Japanese Shorthorn, and Japanese Polled. It is Japanese Black of which number of breeding is the largest among them.
The standards of grading beef consist of Yield Grade and Quality Grade. “A” of “A5″ means the yield grade, while “5” shows the quality grade.
Moreover, the Japanese beef grading system has 5 quality grades. They are (1) marbling, (2) meat color and brightness, (3) firmness and texture of meat, and (4) color, luster and quality of fat.