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March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

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Bakels Meat Pie Awards 2015
July 23, 2015 – 9:41 pm | No Comment
Bakels Meat Pie Awards 2015

The Bakels Pie Awards were announced last night. As is normal for Meateaters we are only highlighting the meat pies because that’s what we think matters most.
Martin Bosley, celebrity chef and judge described the winning …

Bakels Pie Awards 2014
July 30, 2014 – 6:22 pm | 3 Comments
Bakels Pie Awards  2014

The winners of the best pies in the country were announced last night. The overall winner was Michael Kloeg from Clareville Bakery for his Gourmet Meat pie – a lamb cutlet and kumara mash concoction.

Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s
April 15, 2013 – 10:59 pm | 4 Comments
Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s

Meat advertising has come a long way since the 1950’s and 1960’s as these ads can testify. In fact you’d have to say that current meat ads are sophisticated by comparison!
Back in the 50’s meat …

Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share
March 26, 2013 – 3:21 pm | One Comment
Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share

Investors will be able to buy a piece of The Mad Butcher for $1.30 per share in an initial public offering next month.
It was announced today that $25 million worth of shares in the franchisor …

Do you buy the meat in your household? Help is required!
March 19, 2013 – 2:06 pm | No Comment

gate2plate is a new start-up business (in Partnership with The Icehouse), that is looking to change the way people purchase meat.

They would love your help… or more importantly your opinion.

In order to make sure you …

Green Meadows Beef
November 11, 2012 – 9:09 am | 9 Comments
Green Meadows Beef

There’s a new player on the block, or in the paddock if you prefer, doing beef directly from the farm.
Green Meadows Beef based in the Taranaki are offering quarter, half, three-quarter or whole beasts for …

Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012
July 24, 2012 – 10:02 pm | 5 Comments
Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award once again goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, the third time and the second in a row in …

Bakel’s Pie Awards coming up in July
June 27, 2012 – 10:22 pm | No Comment
Bakel’s Pie Awards coming up in July

Last year there was shock, horror among passionate Kiwi pie lovers when a cheeky spiced plum, port and apple pie knocked the classic meat pie off its perch to win the coveted title of the country’s top …

Meateaters is officially on Facebook
May 5, 2012 – 5:20 pm | 2 Comments
Meateaters is officially on Facebook

It’s about time – Meateaters is on Facebook, as ‘meatdinner’. If you like this site and you love meat then go to www.facebook.com/meatdinner and ‘like’ the page – it’d be much appreciated and it’ll help …

Steak of Origin finalists announced
May 4, 2012 – 10:41 pm | No Comment

The 500 entries in the 2012 Steak of Origin Challenge have been narrowed down to 20.
The finalists in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Challenge, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Genetics, have been …