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Biltong Benefits – Billies & Tong

One of our fantastic customers recently advised us he found drinking a protein shake after training hard at the gym made him feel bloated. Due to this, he decided to swap shakes for biltong. Now for us, this is a no-brainer however we wanted to write this article to...

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Eden Ministries Zimbabwe

In 2017, we received devastating news in which we were not quite prepared or ready for. We were advised that conceiving naturally would not be possible for us and with this came a huge wave of emotions which in turn made us feel as if we'd both suffered from...

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Keeping Traditions Alive

Whilst reflecting this morning, Gerry was thinking about the importance of keeping traditions alive. Having been brought up on a farm in Selous, Zimbabwe, he learnt about his ancestry & was taught & shown many family traditions in which includes biltong making, farm life & experiencing the great outdoors.  Keeping...

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Explore Your Umami With Billies & Tong!

Umami Taste This week we've learnt something new from a local chef here in Wells and we wanted to share this with you all. It is the 'umami' tastebud. Umami, which is also known as monosodium glutamate is one of the core fifth tastes including sweet, sour, bitter and salty....

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