Alligator (farmed meat)

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Species Name:
Alligator mississippiensis
Sustainability Rating:

GreyGrey – Unranked

What:

Farm Raised Alligator Meat

When:
Available Year-Round
Where/How:

Where – USA

How – Farm Raised

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsAlligator is a mild, firm meat – and although many people say it “tastes like chicken” it really tastes more like catfish.  Raised in a controlled freshwater environment means farmed alligator has a consistently clean flavor.

For Your Menu
 MenuYou can keep it simple with our ready-to-cook Cajun style tenders or nuggets, or you can work with the meat and create your own alligator magic!  The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer services offers a great selection of cooking ideas for alligator.
For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffAlligator meat is very healthy – a great source of protein and naturally very low in fat!


For Your Retail Display

Retail Your customers may be surprised to learn you carry Alligator meat – let them know it’s a delicious, low fat protein option that’s responsibly raised right here in the USA!