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biltong, butcher, droewors, Leamington, Warwick -

This month I want to give a big shout out to The Meat Room, who are fantastic butchers located in both Warwick & Leamington. The Meat Room are big supporters of mine and stock many of my biltong and droewors products. Jamie, who owns The Meat Room, comes from a long line of butchers. His Grandad owned a reputable Pork Shop in Warwick for 30 years, which his Dad had for a further 5 years. Jamie worked in the shop from the age of 11, as a Saturday boy, and then went to full time at age 14. After 15...

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biltong, online store -

We all know biltong tastes good, but did you know that it’s also good for you! Biltong has many nutritional benefits compared to other traditional snack foods, which is one of the reasons it continues to grow in popularity.  Firstly, biltong is high in natural protein, around 50%, which is important for repairing and building muscles in the body. This makes it great snack for after a workout, a run or a game of rugby. Biltong is also a great source of other essential nutrients such as iron (which many people lack), magnesium, potassium and vitamin B-12 (essential for healthy...

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biltong, droewors, festivals, markets, online store -

There are three parts to the Ben’s Biltong business. There’s the wholesale element which involves the supply of biltong and droewors to butchers, farm shops, deli’s and pubs. There’s the internet side of the business, where people can buy my products online and have them delivered throughout the UK. And lastly, there’s my favourite part of the business, my market stall, which gives me a chance to meet customers and share my love of South African snack food! Now that Spring is here, I am really excited to be back at markets and festivals showcasing my range of biltong and...

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