Unmatched QUALITY. Unparalleled 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.

USDA Certified Black Angus Beef
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.

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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.