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Guide to Buying Meat in HK

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READ UPDATED VERSION OF MANGO MENUS" GUIDE TO BUYING MEAT IN HK HERE:

While you can buy local meat from the wet markets and imported meat from the supermarkets, for convenience, finer cuts, and organic, imported meat, Mango Menus recommend the following suppliers. There are also exclusive discounts for Mango Menus' readers.

Jett Foods is an online retailer selling premium frozen meats and seafood, all from overseas. Products include UDSA prime, US certified Angus Beef, Spanish Duroc pork, NZ lamb, NZ grassfed rib eye (Mango Menus highly recommends), sirloin and US 100% premium Berkshire pork mince, US organic chicken and seafood from all over the world. Competitive prices and 10% of first order, and a further 5% if you use the discount code mangomenus when you check out!

Meat Market/The Meatery, shop B, G/F, Ka Yee Court, 23-27 Mosque Street, Central, HK. 8135 1394. Store and online delivery service. Offers premium Australian & international suppliers. Delivered vacuum packed, fresh or frozen (at source) on jelly ice. Free delivery for orders over $500.

Three Butchers - home delivery service for 100% grass fed Australian beef. Look out for the family pack of ribeye steaks, mince, sausages, stir fry meat and an eye fillet, reasonably priced at $1399. And they deliver pretty much everywhere, free for orders over $700 and $50 otherwise. Try Mango Menus' teriyaki recipe for the fillet.

Porterhouse- wide range of meats including USDA prime aged steaks, certified Angus beef and grain fed Australian Angus. Also sells Coleman organic chickens.

Pacific Gourmet - mainly Australian and Norwegian imported meat.

Tenderloin - more gourmet selection including certified organic poultry, NZ & Argentine grass fed beef and Dutch milk fed veal.

South-Stream Seafood - Australian, US and some organic meat.

Gonzalo - supplies Glatt kosher frozen grass fed, antibiotic and hormone free meat. Also organic dry goods, e.g. baby cereals & quinoa. No minimum order and $50 delivery fee on HK island, usually from the man himself. Check out his Facebook page, email him at order@gonzalo.hk or ring 6462 2075.

Leo's Fine Foods - sells fresh & frozen meat online. Spend over $1000 to avoid the $150 delivery charge, or visit their warehouse in the Remex centre Aberdeen. This is by far one of the cheapest online retailers for imported meat, fish and cold cuts. My order in May 2014 included 1kg of US chicken breasts for $59!

Golden Goose Gourmet -sells fresh & frozen meat including organic chicken, fois gras and sliders. Free delivery for orders over $600 and 10% off first order if you sign up to the newsletter. Email us if you would like a further $80 off your first order and we can arrange that through their "refer a friend policy" (which will reward us in a very small way back).

MM Fresh - NZ supplier of wild sustainable seafood and natural grassfed lamb and beef. Email miemiefresh@gmail.com. Free sirloin steak for all first orders over $500 if you quote Mango Menus.

Fish Wives is a direct importer and distributor of Malaysian chicken and pasture fed hormone and antibiotic free NZ lamb and beef, (as well as NZ King Salmon (Kosher) and barramundi from Singapore). Delivery to HK is infrequent so please check the website for the next date.

TC Deli, in Hang Hau sells a wide range of imported regular meats (mainly Aussie and American) including free range poultry, ostrich, kangaroo and a large variety of fish, charcuterie, bakery items and patisseries. If you don't live locally, Mango Menus thoroughly recommends making a short day trip there and combining it with a steak lunch at Lardos just next door, who will even provide your kids with colouring pencils while you kick back with a glass of red.

Lung Wah is a retail and wholesale meat supplier based in Shek Tong Sui whose latest product list you can download here in Chinese. Email lungwahfood@gmail.com for the English version. They sell mostly frozen food, but also have chilled meat. Provenance includes Brazil, US, New Zealand, Australia, Holland, Spain and Scotland and they also stock organic/natural and hormone free products. For most steaks, pork chops and fish, they can cut the thickness and amount according to your liking. Delivery is free of charge for purchases exceeeding $1000. They deliver to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the NT and Ma Wan, but not to Tung Chung or the outlying Islands.

Woo Hing Hong (Frozen Meats), Matheson St, Causeway Bay (2891 8215). For cheaper imported meat, but not organic, try this wholesaler/retailer on the corner of Matheson St and Leighton Road, across from the hotel, Crowne Plaza. Cash only. Mon-Sat 09:00-18:00 Sun 09:00-17:00. To give you an idea of prices in August 2013:

$450 - 1.5kg of Brazilian ribeye which cut into 7 inch thick steaks (most cuts can be sliced on the premises)

$15 - packet of Brazilian bacon

$135 - US beef brisket

$60 - large Brazilian chicken

$250 leg of NZ lamb (bone in)

$50 - 6 Finnish sole fillets (great for kids' fish finger recipe)

For slightly cheaper still, drive 30 minutes out of town to Sai Kung. Shek Kee Frozen Meat Company is a very basic retail outlet in 17 Kung Tack Lung Back. It is in the alley behind the bar called Steamers, just past Baboushka, the children’s clothes shop. It’s worth driving there the first time, so you can see what you are buying. Second time around (for orders over $2000), you can fax your order to 2792 1995 and have it delivered. Open 7 days a week, 8.30-5.30pm, shutting for lunch 12-1pm.

Members of the HK Football Club and other clubs can order imported meat at discounted prices.

While you can buy local meat from the wet markets and imported meat from the supermarkets, for convenience, finer cuts, and organic, imported meat, Mango Menus recommend the following suppliers. There are also exclusive discounts for Mango Menus' readers.

Jett Foods is an online retailer selling premium frozen meats and seafood, all from overseas. Products include UDSA prime, US certified Angus Beef, Spanish Duroc pork, NZ lamb, NZ grassfed rib eye (Mango Menus highly recommends), sirloin and US 100% premium Berkshire pork mince, US organic chicken and seafood from all over the world. Competitive prices and 10% of first order, and a further 5% if you use the discount codemangomenus when you check out!

Meat Market/The Meatery, shop B, G/F, Ka Yee Court, 23-27 Mosque Street, Central, HK. 8135 1394. Store and online delivery service. Offers premium Australian & international suppliers. Delivered vacuum packed, fresh or frozen (at source) on jelly ice. Free delivery for orders over $500.

Three Butchers - home delivery service for 100% grass fed Australian beef. Look out for the family pack of ribeye steaks, mince, sausages, stir fry meat and an eye fillet, reasonably priced at $1399. And they deliver pretty much everywhere, free for orders over $700 and $50 otherwise. Try Mango Menus' teriyaki recipe for the fillet.

Porterhouse- wide range of meats including USDA prime aged steaks, certified Angus beef and grain fed Australian Angus. Also sells Coleman organic chickens.

Pacific Gourmet - mainly Australian and Norwegian imported meat.

Tenderloin - more gourmet selection including certified organic poultry, NZ & Argentine grass fed beef and Dutch milk fed veal.

South-Stream Seafood - Australian, US and some organic meat.

Gonzalo - supplies Glatt kosher frozen grass fed, antibiotic and hormone free meat. Also organic dry goods, e.g. baby cereals & quinoa. No minimum order and $50 delivery fee on HK island, usually from the man himself. Check out his Facebook page, email him at order@gonzalo.hk or ring 6462 2075.

Leo's Fine Foods - sells fresh & frozen meat online. Spend over $1000 to avoid the $150 delivery charge, or visit their warehouse in the Remex centre Aberdeen. This is by far one of the cheapest online retailers for imported meat, fish and cold cuts. My order in May 2014 included 1kg of US chicken breasts for $59!

Golden Goose Gourmet -sells fresh & frozen meat including organic chicken, fois gras and sliders. Free delivery for orders over $600 and 10% off first order if you sign up to the newsletter. Email us if you would like a further $80 off your first order and we can arrange that through their "refer a friend policy" (which will reward us in a very small way back).

MM Fresh - NZ supplier of wild sustainable seafood and natural grassfed lamb and beef. Email miemiefresh@gmail.com. Free sirloin steak for all first orders over $500 if you quote Mango Menus.

Fish Wives is a direct importer and distributor of Malaysian chicken and pasture fed hormone and antibiotic free NZ lamb and beef, (as well as NZ King Salmon (Kosher) and barramundi from Singapore). Delivery to HK is infrequent so please check the website for the next date.

TC Deli, in Hang Hau sells a wide range of imported regular meats (mainly Aussie and American) including free range poultry, ostrich, kangaroo and a large variety of fish, charcuterie, bakery items and patisseries. If you don't live locally, Mango Menus thoroughly recommends making a short day trip there and combining it with a steak lunch at Lardos just next door, who will even provide your kids with colouring pencils while you kick back with a glass of red.

Lung Wah is a retail and wholesale meat supplier based in Shek Tong Sui whose latest product list you can download here in Chinese. Email lungwahfood@gmail.com for the English version. They sell mostly frozen food, but also have chilled meat. Provenance includes Brazil, US, New Zealand, Australia, Holland, Spain and Scotland and they also stock organic/natural and hormone free products. For most steaks, pork chops and fish, they can cut the thickness and amount according to your liking. Delivery is free of charge for purchases exceeeding $1000. They deliver to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the NT and Ma Wan, but not to Tung Chung or the outlying Islands.

Woo Hing Hong (Frozen Meats), Matheson St, Causeway Bay (2891 8215). For cheaper imported meat, but not organic, try this wholesaler/retailer on the corner of Matheson St and Leighton Road, across from the hotel, Crowne Plaza. Cash only. Mon-Sat 09:00-18:00 Sun 09:00-17:00. To give you an idea of prices in August 2013:

$450 - 1.5kg of Brazilian ribeye which cut into 7 inch thick steaks (most cuts can be sliced on the premises)

$15 - packet of Brazilian bacon

$135 - US beef brisket

$60 - large Brazilian chicken

$250 leg of NZ lamb (bone in)

$50 - 6 Finnish sole fillets (great for kids' fish finger recipe)

For slightly cheaper still, drive 30 minutes out of town to Sai Kung. Shek Kee Frozen Meat Company is a very basic retail outlet in 17 Kung Tack Lung Back. It is in the alley behind the bar called Steamers, just past Baboushka, the children’s clothes shop. It’s worth driving there the first time, so you can see what you are buying. Second time around (for orders over $2000), you can fax your order to 2792 1995 and have it delivered. Open 7 days a week, 8.30-5.30pm, shutting for lunch 12-1pm.

Members of the HK Football Club and other clubs can order imported meat at discounted prices.

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