What is Venison?

A look at Venison

Why Choose Venison?


Venison is a terrific alternative for other red meat. The animals used to make our venison roam freely in an area of the Karoo some 30 000 hectares in size. The meat is not manipulated in anyway and is free of synthetic hormones or any other form of tampering. Venison is an incredibly lean and flavoursome red meat, containing very little fat, cholesterol or calories. It is a rich source of protein and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways when properly prepared.

At Taste of the Karoo, no stone is left unturned in order to ensure the highest possible quality of venison. The animals used to make our products are professionally harvested; the meat is then properly cooled and handled under the most hygienic conditions. This process, combined with a correct aging period yields what we feel is the best meat one can find. Our venison is sure to provide a memorable taste experience for you and your family.

Nutritional Information


Typically venison is not a common dish for most people. However, numerous health benefits derived from eating venison provide a strong case for making it a regular addition to your diet. Venison is very rich in protein and low in saturated fat when compared to most other types of meat. Part of this is due to the free-range and natural lifestyle of antelope species.

Approximately 100 grams of venison provides a person with 82% of the recommended protein intake at a cost of only 180 calories and 2.2 grams of saturated fat. Venison is also a good source of iron, phosphorus, selenium and vitamin B6. Most things in life require some sort of trade off, especially when one considers nutrition. However, with venison there is very little trade off. One can enjoy an incredibly healthy meal that also provides a taste sensation that will leave a person feeling satisfied.

Rich, lean, and flavoursome. Very little fat, cholestrol, or calories.

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