Restaurant Cuisine - Icelandic Lamb
Best Lamb in the World
The Icelandic Sheep produces a gourmet quality, light, delicately
flavored meat-unquestionably, this lamb meat is unequaled for
flavor, health benefits, and versatility. Some of the highest quality
restaurants in the country are offering Icelandic lamb on their
This gourmet meat is very tender with a mild flavor and can appeal
to the palate of even those consumers who avow they "just don't
like lamb." Unlike more modern breeds, Icelandic lamb has none of
the "gamey" aftertaste that discourages some people from eating
The meat is award-winning in the European market where a lean
gourmet style carcass of fine textured, light colored and mild
flavored meat is preferred. The meat conformation is excellent and
the carcass dresses out at a higher percentage than other types of
sheep, which makes them very desirable to chefs.
What Food Connoisseurs are saying...
"Icelandic lamb is a wonderfully flavorful, exceptionally lean meat from animals raised with no
antibiotics, and no added hormones. Connoisseurs consider Icelandic lamb the best in the world and
when you are used to the best you cannot accept anything else." - Whole Foods National Grocery chain
"Icelandic lamb is exceptionally fine grained and mild tasting, prized by chefs" - Saveur Magazine
Lambs are born in the spring and reach market weight in the fall at 4-6 months of age weighing 70-100
lbs on the hoof. Lambs are available seasonally between October and December. Please contact for
availability and our current pricing guide.
Photo courtesy Saveur Magazine