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Fresh to Market Pork label

Introducing
Fresh to Market Pork

Our Fresh to Market Pork is not just any pork. It’s 100% Berkshire Kurobuta. A heritage breed renowned for its hefty fat content and exceptional tenderness.

Fresh, Affordable Meat and Seafood

First Light Grass-fed, Grass-finished Wagyu Beef

Our Wagyu beef comes fresh to us from First Light, a cooperative of farmers in New Zealand dedicated to producing premium grass-fed beef that’s beautifully marbled, tender, juicy and delicious. While highly-marbled grass-fed beef may seem like an oxymoron, First Light found a way by raising the Japanese breed of cattle known for “Kobe beef” on the lush, nutrient-dense grasses of New Zealand’s sprawling pastu

Special Orders

From custom cuts to the centerpiece for your feast, our butchers are here to help. Need something extra special? Our meat team can help you place a special order for your perfect protein with 48 hours’ notice. All you have to do is ask!

Nugget Markets butcher team
Certified Piedmontese meat

Selection

Make the most of your meal with gourmet meats like no other. We’re proud to offer a variety of premium proteins including local, humanely-raised and grass-fed options. A few of our favorites include Certified Piedmontese Beef, Llano Seco Pork, Cascade Creek American Lamb, Verlasso Salmon and our own Fresh to Market Angus Premium USDA Choice Beef and USDA Prime Beef, and cage-free, air-chilled and hand-trimmed Fresh to Market Chicken!

Ready-to-Cook Entrées

There’s more to our meat department than just great steaks, ribs and seafood. Look for our Homemade icon to find a selection of hearty, ready-to-cook entrées and appetizers handcrafted on-site by our masterful meat team. Just heat, eat and enjoy!

Nugget Markets Home Made icon
Sausage on the grill

Homemade Sausage

Speaking of Homemade, our Fresh to Market Sausage is handcrafted in-store daily with fresh, quality ingredients, all-natural seasonings and no fillers ever. With more than 20 kinds of fresh pork and chicken sausage, each one is more delicious than the last!

Signature Seasonings

Say goodbye to nitrates, nitrites, phosphates and MSG—our all-natural signature seasonings don’t need them! As well as spicing up our homemade sausages, these sensational spice blends can also be added to your pick of protein.

Cutting board with seasoning
Nugget Markets butcher with a knife

Knife Sharpening

When working in the kitchen, it’s important to keep your tools in good repair. If your blades are looking a bit dull, don’t fret—bring them to your local Nugget Markets, and our skilled butchers can give your knives the cutting edge.

Fresh Fish

Quality and sustainability count when it comes to seafood, which is why we feature an extensive selection of sustainable, wild-caught fish and shellfish, as well as receiving fresh seafood deliveries six days a week. We also partner with FishWise and use color-coded labels to designate the environmental impact of each product. Our seafood department employees are always happy to explain more about our sustainability programs and help you make your selections.

Verlasso Salmon
FishWise Proud Partner

FishWise

FishWise supports healthy ocean ecosystems through eco-friendly business practices. Ask us about FishWise and Nugget Markets’ commitment to environmental protection next time you are in our stores!

Look for These Brands At Our Meat Counter

PrairieFresh Niman Ranch Verlasso Salmon Rosie Organic chicken SunFed Diestel Turkey Ranch Smart Chicken Certified Piedmontese Llano Seco Hobb’s Smoked Meats Mary’s Chicken Fresh to Market Angus Beef Cascade Creek

Mary’s Chicken available in our Marin County locations.

What’s The Beef?

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      Make Way for Wagyu

      You read that right—Wagyu Beef is now available at Nugget Markets! We’re thrilled to announce that First Light Wagyu Beef is joining the star-studded lineup at your local Nugget Markets meat department. For those seeking maximum marbling and flavor, this is where it’s at.

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      Extraordinary Sustainability: How to Avoid Food Waste

      Food waste directly affects all of us, but we often think of it in small doses, like the food left on our plates when we get full or the produce that got moldy in the back of the fridge. Unfortunately, the United States lets a staggering 40% of all food produced go to waste, and this number has risen dramatically due to the pandemic. The good news is there are many ways to combat food waste, energy loss and water loss all at once! Here are just a few ways to get started.

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      The Field Guide: Flavors of Fall

      Cooler weather, changing colors, cozy sweaters... If you’re ready to celebrate all things fall, this Field Guide’s for you! From the world’s best pork to the easiest cheese boards for you and your family, this is the perfect time to settle in and enjoy all your favorite comfort foods. Visit your local Nugget Markets to pick up your FREE copy today!

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