Pekin duck is popular, with a mild, satisfying flavor that easily adapts to a number of cuisines and is ideal for whole roasting. Our Pekin ducks are raised on family farms in open barns with no antibiotics or hormones. The careful treatment contributes to the great flavor of the lean, succulent, and delicately flavored meat.
Pekin ducks are the most common domestic duck. D'Artagnan sources Pekin duck from well-established family farms dedicated to humane farming traditions while incorporating the most advanced modern techniques. This balance allows us to provide a Pekin duck of the highest quality to discerning professional chefs and home cooks alike. If you're looking to learn more about Pekin ducks (including how they came to be known as a Long Island Ducks) - we can start by telling you Pekin duck is known for its mild, satisfying flavor that easily adapts to a number of cuisine and menu categories. It has lighter flesh and milder flavor than Moulard or Muscovy duck, and is considered a perfect duck for whole roasting.