About Us

A word from the owners

Charles is pleased to have taken over Franklin country meats from Dave and Trina Crosbie. Charles has worked for Dave having completed his apprenticeship with franklin country meats knowing the customers and products. We look forward to continuing to supply a high standard of product with friendly service. If there are any cuts not alreadyavailable you may require please ask anything possible.

Our Sausages

Our sausage selection would probably be the largest in New Zealand with over 30 different varieties. We pride ourselves on producing New Zealand award winning delicious sausages using the freshest, excellent quality New Zealand ingredients. Our sausages are made the traditional way, by our expert butchers who hand link each one, using natural casings (ie not synthetic!!).

Our sausage medal winning streak began in 2009 with our Lamb Merguez sausage, we were thrilled to receive industry recognition in thisproduct as well as our bacon and have been fortunate enough have continued success with the following:

  • 2009 Gold for Lamb Merguez
  • 2009 Bronze for Pure Pork
  • 2010 Gold for Lamb Merguez
  • 2010 Bronze for Beef and Wasabi
  • 2011 Gold for Smoked Paprika and Cheese
  • 2011 Silver for Greek Lamb
  • 2012 Gold & PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD for Smoked Paprika and Cheese
  • 2012 Silver for Moroccan Lamb
  • 2012 Bronze for Beef and Wasabi
  • 2012 Bronze for BBQ Skinnys

Our Bacon

We entered our first 100% NZ Pork competition in 2008 and won our first Gold Medal for our traditionally made Streaky Bacon. We were over the moon! Thus begun our continued success in the bacon awards. Almost every year since we have secured a Medal in the 100% NZ Pork competition with:

  • 2008 Gold for Streaky Bacon
  • 2010 Silver for Middle Eye Bacon
  • 2011 Bronze for Streaky Bacon
  • 2012 Gold for Shoulder Bacon
  • 2012 Silver for Rindless Shoulder Bacon

AWARD WINNING

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May the good times continue ... we'll keep you posted on any further medals!

"Thank you for shopping in our online butchery, we know you wont be disappointed!"

- Charles Compston