Unmatched QUALITY. Unprecedented BEEF.

1855 Black Angus is premium beef with the flavor, tenderness, and juiciness that discerning chefs and retailers have come to trust; a trust built from delivering reliable quality and unwavering consistency.

The Angus breed marbles naturally and abundantly for extraordinary layers of buttery beef flavors. It is rich and complex with a lush consistency. Our cattle are sourced from the grain-rich areas of the northern plains, known for producing the richest Black Angus cattle available.

Only one in eight cattle qualifies and becomes USDA Certified as the 1855 brand. We carefully choose family ranchers who have a passion for raising high-quality Angus cattle and fully understand the steps required to achieve a memorable eating experience. 1855 Black Angus is offered in USDA Prime and Upper 2/3 Choice, ensuring ideal marbling for the most flavorful and juicy beef.

The LEGACY of Gustavus F. Swift

More than 150 years ago, in 1855, Gustavus F. Swift took a $20 loan and laid the foundation to build what is now 1855 Black Angus beef. 1855 symbolizes the beginning of a journey toward uncompromising quality standards and relentless customer service that continues to drive us every day.