dedicated to bringing the best beef from pasture to plate, our ranchers have lived on this land for generations. Born into a heritage of discipline and hard work, they honor centuries-old traditions by maintaining the high standards of those who came before them. With the utmost respect for the feeding and care that goes into raising beef, they provide the best products that they are proud to serve their neighbors, friends and family of customers all over the world.

From this legacy of local ranchers comes DemKota Gold, a curated selection of high-quality cuts that delivers an outstanding eating experience  you can only get from beef raised in the heartland. DemKota Gold must first meet our high standards for tenderness, juiciness and flavor.

DemKota Gold Standards

At DemKota, finding the highest quality beef begins at the source. Fortunately, we don't have to go any further than our backyard to find the best beef in the world. Sourcing from within a 250-mile radius, DemKota beef is grazed and fed in America‚Äôs heartland. Purchased from our neighbors who care about livestock and share our hard-working values.

  • USDA Prime

    The highest grade given by the USDA, represents the highest degree of marbling for tenderness and juiciness.

  • Premium Choice

    The upper 2 of 3 tiers of the USDA Choice grades with a marbling score of Modest 00 or higher.

  • USDA Choice

    Choice grade is a USDA standard of high quality beef, tender with a juicy and flavorful taste.

  • USDA Select

    This grade is a leaner grade, slightly less marbling but still producing a tender, juicy and flavorful beef.

Our DemKota Ranch Beef partners and  producers take exceptional care of their herds resulting in consistently tender, juicy and flavorful beef every time. DemKota Gold Premium Beef delivers high quality beef to discerning customers, and is a beef brand that chefs insist on for cuts that provide an unforgettable dining experience.