Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


And the top steaks are…

3 May 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


And the top steaks are…

After an intense semi-final tasting today, the top 20 sirloin steaks have been found to compete in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Grand Final.

Today’s semi-final saw over 70 steaks tasted by a panel of chefs and foodwriters, including 2012 MasterChef winner Chelsea Winter.

Winter says the quality of the product on show made marking the steaks very difficult.

“I love a steak at the best of times and to taste some of the best in the country was a great experience. It was a hard job as they were each of such high quality, but someone has to do it!” says Winter.

The finalists who will move onto the next round of the competition, sponsored by Zoetis are:

CLASS 1 – BEST OF BREED: EUROPEAN
Colin Brown, Cambridge (Piedmontese), processed at AgResearch Ruakura
Malcolm & Ngaire Entwisle, Te Kauwhata (Aubrac), processed at AgResearch Ruakura
Peter & Sue McWilliam, Masterton (Gelbvieh), processed at Taylor Preston
John & Helen Hammond, Ohakune (Simmental), processed at Land Meat

CLASS 2 – BEST OF BREED: BRITISH
John & Joss Bayly, Paihia (Angus), processed at AFFCO Moerewa
Lindsay & Maria Johnstone, Wanganui (Angus), processed at Land Meat
John Morrison, Marton (Ezicalve Hereford), processed at Land Meat
Mark & Charlotte Stevens, Christchurch (Angus), processed at Silver Fern Farms Belfast

CLASS 3 – BEST OF BREED: CROSSBREED & OTHER
Chris & Karren Biddles, Te Kopuru (Angus/Jersey), processed at Wilson Hellaby/Auckland Meat Processors
Jon & Sam Knauf, Wairoa (Simmental/Kiwi Cross), processed at Silver Fern Farms Hastings
Greg & Karen Metherell, Oamaru (Limousin/Angus), processed at Alliance Pukeuri
Mike van der Hoeven, Te Awamutu (Wagyu), processed at AgResearch Ruakura

CLASS 4 – BEST OF BRAND: RETAIL
Ballyhooley Beef, Winton
Harris Meats, Cheviot
New World Remuera, Auckland (AngusPure)
Lake Farm Beef, Cambridge

CLASS 5 – BEST OF BRAND: WHOLESALE & FOODSERVICE
Chef’s Choice, Wanganui (AngusPure) x2
Riverlands Eltham (Riverlands)
Neat Meat, Auckland (AngusPure)

--ENDS--

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Gongs Got: Canon Media Awards & NZ Radio Awards Happen

Radio NZ: RNZ website The Wireless, which is co-funded by NZ On Air, was named best website, while Toby Manhire and Toby Morris won the best opinion general writing section for their weekly column on rnz.co.nz and Tess McClure won the best junior feature writer section. More>>

ALSO:

Pre-Budget: Debt Focus Risks Losing Opportunity To Stoke Economy

The Treasury is likely to upgrade its forecasts for economic growth in Budget 2016 next week but Finance Minister Bill English has already signalled that more of his focus is on debt repayment than on fiscal stimulus or tax cuts... More>>

ALSO:

Fulton Hogan's Heroes: Managing Director Nick Miller Resigns

Fulton Hogan managing director Nick Miller will leave the privately owned construction company after seven years in charge. The Dunedin-based company has kicked off a search for a replacement, and Miller will stay on at the helm until March next year, or until a successor has been appointed and a transition period completed. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Electricity, Executions, And Bob Dylan

The Electricity Authority has unveiled the final version of its pricing plan for electricity transmission. This will change the way transmission prices (which comprise about 10% of the average power bill) are computed, and will add hundreds of dollars a year to power bills for many ordinary consumers. More>>

ALSO:

Half Empty: Fonterra NZ, Australia Milk Collection Drops In Season

Fonterra Cooperative Group says milk collection is down in New Zealand and Australia, its two largest markets, in the first 11 months of the season during a period of weak dairy prices. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news