5 Reasons Why You Need a Biltong Cutter and more

5 Reasons Why You Need a Biltong Cutter

If you are like most people and only buy a pack of biltong now and then, you definitely don’t need a biltong cutter. However, if you have the hobby of making your own biltong or even run a small business selling dried meat, there are several reasons why you should invest in one. Why would you buy a dedicated cutter when you can get the job done with a set of knives? The answer is simple: using a cutter or slicer will make your life better and easier in so many different ways. [READ MORE]

20 Ways to Enjoy Biltong Like a South African

20 Ways to Enjoy Biltong Like a South African

While we tend to think of biltong as an on-the-go snack, it’s actually a very versatile food. There are many ways to enjoy it, both as a snack and as part of a meal. Are you surprised to hear that biltong can be an ingredient in a delicious meal? Keep in mind that biltong and jerky are worlds apart. While jerky is artificially flavored and only serves as a snack, the natural meat flavor of biltong lends itself to a variety of delicious meals, much like prosciutto and salami. [READ MORE]

Biltong, the Hottest South African brand

Biltong, the hottest South African brand

Is biltong on its way to becoming a South Africa -only brand? With Champagne as perhaps the most famous example of region-specific branding and an infamous (and failed) “coup” on the biltong name by Swiss company Catora AG, the battle for territorial recognition of this delicious snack could be interesting to watch. Yet South Africa is far from the only country to benefit from the biltong boom – a leading US biltong manufacturer has seen its profits increase by 500%. [READ MORE]

Coming to America: The Story of Stryve Biltong

Coming to America: The Story of Stryve Biltong2

For a long time, biltong has had a hard time gaining acceptance on American shores. The reason, of course, is twofold. First, America and beef jerky go hand in hand. Secondly, there were (outdated) food regulations by the FDA about drying and cooking meat. Enter, Stryve Biltong with their bold slogan: “Biltong is what jerky wants to be.” Keep on reading for this interesting story we’ve got to tell you. [READ MORE]

How to Cut Biltong Like a Professional

How to cut biltong like a professional

Once you’ve built your biltong box, hung your meat, balanced the airflow, and cured it like a pro, how do you take the final hurdle to make delicious biltong? Today we’re taking a deep dive into how to cut biltong like a pro, using knives, manual and electric cutters and other little biltong-making tips and tricks you can use to perfect your biltong flavor experience. [READ MORE]

Is Biltong Healthy? 7 Shocking Health Benefits of this South African Novelty

Is Biltong Healthy? 7 Shocking Health Benefits of this South African Novelty

Have you ever asked yourself, “Is biltong healthy?” Or are you looking for a tasty snack that won’t hurt your figure? These cured and dried meats are the perfect answer! Whether you enjoy snacking throughout the day while you work or study, biltong is a great snack that is much kinder to your health than most. Biltong is an excellent choice for a delicious, healthy snack. And here’s why! [READ MORE]

Who can eat biltong?

It’s no secret by now that we see biltong as a versatile, protein-rich snack that everyone can enjoy. But when we say “everyone,” do we really mean everyone? Who can eat biltong without hesitation? Let’s take a closer look at children, pets, and pregnant women. [READ MORE]

Is biltong healthier than jerky?

Is biltong healthier than jerky

We’re often asked if biltong is healthier than jerky. In fact, it’s probably the number one question asked about biltong vs jerky! The quick answer is yes, it is- but why? How can there be such a difference in quality between two meat snacks that seem very similar? Let’s dive a little deeper into the facts. [READ MORE]