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Product of the month. Egg whites.

Product of the month. Egg whites.

The success of the PJ Vadas Pasteis de Nata, which use our egg yolks, has meant that we have lots of egg whites to move. Fortunately there are lots of gym bunnies and meringue fans who love egg whites. Not sure how many gym bunnies

Important friends to have – the team from UVP Veltopak

Important friends to have – the team from UVP Veltopak

We have been fortunate to work with Robin (the badass on the left in the white shirt) and JohnRae (the cool dude designer on the right) who work for UVP Veltopak. They have been making special cardboard boxes for us. The latest iteration being the

The lockdown is a terrible mistake

The lockdown is a terrible mistake

Condolences to the family of the first victim in South Africa. These are my personal views, not those of any of my colleagues on the farm nor of my landlord, Spier. There are many reasons why this a terrible mistake. The government has condemned our

Is Francois Mellett the only sane person in our meat industry?

Is Francois Mellett the only sane person in our meat industry?

Meat scientist Dr Francois Mellett has been the lone voice pointing out the major issues with Dr Aaron Motsoaledi abandoning his duties in May of 2019. The result of Dr Aaron recusing himself is that since then South Africa has been the only country in

Next level nose to tail eating

Next level nose to tail eating

Eating only steak is an exercise in waste. Around 12% of the beef carcass is steak. I wrote this piece 5 years ago about the wastefulness of fillet eaters. On Friday we launched a product that takes care of this waste. You can now buy

Your dogs have never had it this good

Your dogs have never had it this good

We have plenty of products that will keep your hounds in supreme condition. We have 4 at home and they are bouncy and have shiny coats all year round. I feed them a mixture of these products. Starting top and going clockwise. Hydrolyzed bovine collagen,

What inspires me – EF Schumacher, Small is Beautiful

What inspires me – EF Schumacher, Small is Beautiful

EF Schumacher inspires me every time I read something of his. How I wish that when I studied economics at university that we had been taught, Schumacher. I would have remembered the subject.   I am currently rereading his book “Small is beautiful” which has

Nutrient dense eggs – Amino acid profiles

Nutrient dense eggs – Amino acid profiles

We had our outdoor eggs, so called “free range” and caged eggs tested for 16 amino acids. For the essential amino acids versus the caged we came out 7 to 2. Versus the consumer fraud masquerading as “free range eggs” we came out 8 to