I think we can all agree that in addition to the braai and Kreepy Krauly, biltong is one of South Africa’s greatest inventions. But, of course, not all biltong is created equal and nothing ruins a good day like chowing down on a mediocre piece of biltong. Biltong Board, South Africa’s very first biltong subscription service, is looking to change all that by making sure only the very best biltong (and all the tools you need to enjoy it) arrives on your doorstep each and every month.
Yes indeed, Biltong Board is changing the way we think about biltong by refusing to source their wares from supermarkets and generic retail stores, but instead carefully picked suppliers of trusted origins in South Africa and Namibia. And, after trying out their biltong for myself, I can confidently tell you; this stuff is a cut above the rest! The Biltong Board Trial Box box we received at WomenStuff HQ contained 4 types of freshly packed biltong (adding up to 1KG of biltong), a chopping board, toothpicks, a menu, and a user guide with information on how to store the biltong and enjoy it at its best.
As a biltong connoisseur, I love a little variety in my life (because why should I have to choose between droë wors and snapsticks?) so I was delighted to find that the Biltong Board Trial Box (R450 once off) I received was chockful of variety. Firstly, the types of meat in the box offered a basic beef variety as well as a game meat option and in addition to that there was everything from chunky uncut biltong pieces to snapsticks, and droë wors to enjoy – a real smorgasbord of biltong! The chopping board contained in the box is also all kinds of cool and is a must-have for people who take their biltong a little more seriously than most. The menu contained in the box offered more insight into each style of biltong on offer including origin, type of biltong, and flavour.
I was blown away by every piece of biltong contained in the box and there’s no doubt I am now hooked on what is, in my opinion, the best type of subscription box I have ever seen. Forget getting all sorts of beauty products in your post box every month, if you know what’s good for your tastebuds, you’ll spend your hard earned Rands on this meaty subscription box instead! Those wanting to try it out before committing to anything serious will love the trial box and once you’re hooked, you can sign on the dotted line to receive a Biltong Board box of happiness on your doorstep every month.
Biltong lovers who can’t get enough can sign up to the monthly box and receive 4 new biltong products thoughtfully selected from the best producers in South Africa on their doorstep each month. At just R330 a month, you will get a kilogram of pure happiness made up of 1 beef biltong product, 1 game biltong product, 1 type of droë wors, 1 type of Snapsticks, toothpicks, a fresh pouch to carry your biltong everywhere, a menu, and user guide. Plus, when you sign up you will also receive a free chopping board valued at R175.
A Biltong Box Trial Box or subscription box makes the perfect gift for a biltong obsessed friend or family member and is also a great way to spoil yourself every month. Signing up is super easy – just head over to the Biltong Board website here. You can also say Hi to Biltong Board on Facebook to receive news on new Biltong Board product launches and keep tabs on the launch of Cape Town’s very first Biltong Bar opening soon!
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After years of working as an Editor and writer for popular websites like Joburg’s Darling, Cape Town’s Darling and Joburg.co.za, Crystal left her sanity and an established career in lifestyle journalism behind to follow her dream of creating a website for the intellectual and discerning woman. Today she spends her time chasing the thrill of being the first to know about ‘the next big thing’. She’ll try anything once and has been known to put her body, hair and health on the line – all in the name of research.