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I am dropping my egg price by 12%. Thanks to you dear consumer.

I am dropping my egg price by 12%. Thanks to you dear consumer.

When we last changed our egg price, in April 2013, we increased it to R2.71 each (R32.52 per dozen). With immediate effect the eggs now cost R2.39 each (R28.68 per dozen). That is a drop of 12%. As I explained in April 2013 (click here) there are three components to our costs. Labour (40%), Food […]

We have stopped making breakfast sausage.

We have stopped making breakfast sausage.

We are discontinuing this product line with immediate effect for various reasons. It is the slowest moving item we have. The lamb casings we make it with are unreliable. The demand for our mince and boerewors is such that we don’t have mince to devote to this product. Thanks. Angus

I am moving my beef to my other label. Temporarily.

I am moving my beef to my other label. Temporarily.

Dear Reader I am a shareholder in a company that provides grass fed beef. The animals have never eaten grain and are not raised on growth hormones (which sterilise the animal but according to scientists are fine for you to eat). We also pay the farmers more. It is called Cape Veld Beef. For more […]

Arguing for meat on South African tables, at TedXCapeTown.

Arguing for meat on South African tables, at TedXCapeTown.

Hello Reader I was on the panel arguing for meat on our tables at a recent TedXCapeTown salon event. Please click here to see the abridged version on youtube. Also on the panel with me was Margot Janse, executive chef of ┬áLe Quartier Francais and Jacques Rosseau, who thankfully used all the big words and […]

We have stopped our home delivery service with immediate effect, 1 September 2014.

We have stopped our home delivery service with immediate effect, 1 September 2014.

Hello There are two reasons why we have stopped this service. First, we have reached the stage where our produce is available in enough retail outlets in Cape Town, Somerset West and Stellenbosch so that clients living almost anywhere near or in those areas can buy our produce. Second, not doing home deliveries gives us […]