Gloucesters are officially classified as a Dual Purpose Breed and are eligible for the Suckler Cow Premium and Beef Special Premium Schemes.
Gloucester cattle produce a good carcase of excellent flavour. Good marbling and fat cover enhance cooking qualities. Slowly grown and simply fed on extensive systems, the meat is hung for up to four weeks to bring out the very best of the flavour and tenderness.
'Gloucester Beef' is registered and refers to beef from Pedigree Gloucester cattle.