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at the marketplace

Source Grinds are quality grinds made from flavourful single cuts of beef and are not blended with other beef. Now available: Ground Round, Ground Sirloin and Ground Chuck. Try Lean Ground Chuck in your next batch of burgers – it’s the food writers’ choice for the best burgers.

Cooked Frozen Ground Beef is ground beef that has been cooked, drained and then frozen. It’s easy to add to your favourite pasta sauces, casseroles and soups and it makes for super simple short-cut meals. Also look for Fully Cooked Frozen Beef Burgers.

in packaging

Plastic Tray Packs: Some of these packages allow for longer storage times and are labelled with a “best before” date as a guide to storage time. Once opened, use or freeze the meat within one day.

Tube/Chub Packs: This packaging is used for fresh or frozen ground beef. Use or freeze fresh meat chubs within a day. OR, if there is a “best before” date on pack, use that as your guideline – once opened, freeze or use the meat within one day.

Nutrition Facts

in ground beef nutrition labelling

By December 2005 most packaged foods, including raw ground beef, will have a new mandatory Nutrition Facts table. This information will help you assess the nutritional value of foods and compare food products more easily. The Nutrition Facts table will list Calories and 13 key nutrients. Here is a sample of the Nutrition Facts table for packages of raw Lean Ground Beef.

Nutrition Matters: Fat values in the Nutrition Facts table are for raw ground beef. Cooking reduces that amount of fat on average by one third, since fat drips out when barbecuing or broiling and can be drained off after pan-frying.

Per 100 g Amount

% Daily Value

Calories 210 Fat 15 g

22 %

Saturated 6 g + Trans 0.5 g Cholesterol 60 mg Sodium 65 mg Carbohydrate 0 g 34 % 3% 0% 0% Fibre 0 g Sugars 0 g Protein 20 g Vitamin A 0 % Vitamin C 0 %


  • 0

    % Iron

15 %

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