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What is Biltong?

Biltong is a spiced and cured meat that originated in South Africa and eaten as a healthy snack. Many different types of meat can be used to produce Biltong, ranging from beef through to game meats and fillets of ostrich from commercial farms. South African Biltong is typically made from fresh fillets of meat cut into strips following the grain of the muscle. Biltong is similar to Beef jerky however the production processes are different as Jerky is firstly cooked then dried, whereas Biltong is spiced, cured and dried. The word biltong is from the Dutch bil (“rump”) and tong (“strip” or “tongue”). More Nutritional facts

What makes The Biltong Man’s Biltong so special?

The Biltong Man family has a long history of farming in South Africa and our biltong is made using the best cuts of beef and a very special, secret family recipe handed down over generations. Our commitment to quality is exceptional and we’re passionately striving towards our aim of making the very best biltong you can find anywhere in the world. That’s why top athletes choose The Biltong Man.

Why is Biltong used by top Athletes And Bodybuilders?

It takes 2Kg of beef to make just 1kg of Biltong which is why our biltong is packed full of nutrients. Our biltong is low in fat and high in protein and creatine, which can boost energy and build both strength and muscle.

What is Creatine?

Creatine is a substance that occurs naturally in the human body and is used to convert the chemical energy in food into muscle energy. By increasing the amount of creatine in your body you can train harder for longer helping to increase strength and muscle growth. Creatine is also associated with numerous other benefits including help with degenerative muscle diseases and improved intelligence.

How should I store my Biltong?

Store in a cool dry place. Biltong is safe to store for up to 9 months. Once opened keep in a cool dry place or refrigerate and consume within three to four days. Please see the back of the package for Best Before date.

Delivery Restrictions?

The Biltong Man proudly delivers throughout Europe. If you are new to our store, and wish to get an idea of costs, simply add any item, and goto: https://www.thebiltongman.biz/cart/. Inside you can choose where you are based down to street and area code, and you will receive your International rate.

Can I send Biltong to the British Armed Forces Overseas?

Yes. The BFPO regulations state that parcels weighing two kilos and below will receive FREE postage to BFPO addresses. If your order is over 2kg we will divide it into parcels of less than 2kg so that you can still take advantage of BFPO free delivery. Please always supply the following information when sending a parcel:

Service Number:
Rank: Name:
Unit/Regiment:
Operation Name
BFPO Number:

Do you fulfil large orders?

Yes. We quite often receive requests for large orders. Weddings and parties are common and rugby clubs in particular like to order in bulk and then distribute to their players. As a frequent buyer of large orders, you will qualify for a preferential rate, and a unique coupon code.

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