Salt Specks and Storage

What if the biltong develops white bits? Your biltong may develop white bits on it – these white bits are likely to be some salt particles used in the marinade, trying to rehydrate due to humidity.  This poses no danger to product safety, but if you don’t like the look of it just wipe the […]

What makes our Biltong different?

Our biltong is made from venison and pasture reared beef.   We have chosen pasture reared beef because we believe that the meat should not only be ethically farmed, but also that the animals should be well treated and respected. As there are no antibiotics, steroids or growth hormones given to the cattle, grass fed-beef […]

The Origins of Biltong

Indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, such as the Khoikhoi, preserved meat by slicing it into strips. Curing each strip with salt, and hanging it up to dry. After European settlers (Dutch, German and French) arrived in southern Africa in the early 17th century, they improved the curing process by using vinegar, saltpetre and spices including pepper, coriander and cloves, which […]