Japanese Kobe beef is famous worldwide for its succulence and taste. The Japanese cows this beef comes from receiving daily massages and, in summer, are fed a diet of saké and beer mash. True Kobe beef comes from only 262 farms in the Tajima region, of which Kobe is the capital and each of which raises an average of 5 of the animals at a time. In the United States, Kobe beef is called Wagyu beef.

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