The Farming Revolution – Silvopasture planting

Silvopasture at Elston Farm Did you know we are based on a farm 15 miles outside Exeter? At Elston Farm we are taking part in an exciting environmental project! We are turning 10.5ha (26 acres) of land into Silvopasture which is a mixed system of grazed grassland and specially selected trees. Andy Gray  and his team of amazing local volunteers will … Read More

Supporting The Country Food Trust this Winter

The Country Food Trust is a charity founded in 2015 which produces food and donates it to people in need. Since its inception The Country Food Trust has supplied over 350 tonnes of food which has been donated to 1900 charities across the country. Our parent company, MC Kelly, is extremely proud to support this fantastic organisation which has so … Read More

Gluten Free, a quiet revolution in meat

Gluten Free Meat Delivery

We mainly sell meat; it has no gluten. However, as soon as you start adding value and variety, you are into all sorts of potential allergens. Sausages! Every butcher produces sausages, and traditional rusk or breadcrumb has gluten, that bit’s obvious. Burgers, unless they are 100% meat, the likelihood is there will be gluten or other allergens in them. Then … Read More

To Build the Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger

Burgers are simple, yet complicated. That’s a contradictory start to any blog. What I mean to say is, the principle of a burger is that it’s a ball of minced meat which has been flattened. That’s a simple idea. How you do this and whether you add anything, that’s where the complication starts. The Meat Most burgers are produced on … Read More

Chefs Corner

Red Cabbage Coleslaw

Wow, what gorgeous weather we are having! The upturn in the weather is tempting us all outdoors and encouraging us to fire up the barbie. Burgers and sausages are the staple but there are many other types of meat which, with just a touch of TLC, can be transformed to enhance your outdoor cooking experience. Minimum effort is required to … Read More

Chefs Corner

Kansas BBQ Sauce

The Meat Box Company would like to welcome a new contributor to our newsletter and website. Dominic Bryant, the Head Chef at The Old Rydon Inn in Kingsteignton funnily enough has found himself with a bit of spare time during the Covid 19 outbreak due to the lockdown and temporary closure of the business. With Dom having been a customer … Read More

Do we deliver to London?

Meat Box Delivery London

Meat box Delivery to London….And the Rest of the UK Do we deliver to London? Interesting question! We actually deliver meat boxes to all the mainland UK except Highland and Islands next day delivery 6 days a week. This information is splashed across our website in many places, so why do we get asked the question so often? Well partly … Read More

We Love Woolcool Insulation (and so do many of our customers)

Woolcool Sheeps Wool Insulation

Sheep are what is known in agricultural terms as dual-purpose animals. (They were triple purpose back in time, but I will come back to that.)  The dual part is meat, as we all know. They are solar engineers, the sun grows grass, which we don’t eat, the lambs turn grass into meat as lamb and mutton, which most of us … Read More

The NHS Discount Scheme

Thank you NHS

In times like this, there is always an urge to be helpful and useful. Most of us have limited opportunities, we are in the wrong profession or have the wrong skill set. Just at the moment, one of the most useful things to do is nothing, stay at home and sit it out. However, we in the food industry can … Read More

Why we are where we are

Meat Delivery Service

Meat box deliveries to your home! This is a new venture for us. We have always supplied meat to the best hotels and restaurants in the southwest of England. Coronavirus closed them all over night, so my management team and the excellent web design people we have been working with (they set up our dog meat delivery to your door … Read More