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biltong, droewors, Leamington, leamingtonspa, small business, south african food -

On Saturday the 26th of June I celebrated the 1st birthday of Ben’s Meat & Heat Emporium. Customers enjoyed boerewors rolls cooked on the braai by the awesome blogger, Braai Lad and our fantastic braai wood supplier, Let’s braai. The braai was my way of saying thank you to all the fabulous customers who have supported me over the last year.      It was so good to see so many of my regular Emporium customers on the day as well as some new faces. It was also fantastic to see many of my South African customers meeting fellow ex-pats...

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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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