Meat boxes are a fantastic way to ensure you and your family are getting quality and tasty produce which is organic and traceable. Also, by buying your weekly meat this way you will be supporting local and hardworking businesses! Many will deliver you the finest cuts, right to your door, and some will mix it up each time so you can add some variety to your cooking. If you’re wondering where you can get your hands on some top quality selections throughout Cornwall, then take a look at our round up below, suggested by our social media following…
The Cornish Food Box Company, Truro
The Cornish Food Box Company have done all the hard work so you don’t have to. They have bought together hundreds of Cornish products, including free range meat, and will create bespoke food boxes, pack it and deliver direct to your door. They have the finest meat from the best Cornish farms and butchers. All their meat is fully traceable back to the farm and has been raised and butchered to the highest standards. They sell food they can feel good about – to them that means grass-fed meats from producers we know.
Real Food Box, Newquay
Eating well is not just about ‘treating yourself’ occasionally. With Real Food Box every meal can be a treat. They want you to feel that your box offers you fantastic value for money. They can deliver to your home, workplace, or wherever you choose and by specifying a ‘safe place’ you do not need to be in to receive your order. Real Food Box offers the ultimate way for you to shop for great food from the comfort of your own computer, tablet or mobile phone… and then have it delivered to you every week! They have a fantastic array of meat on offer from Coppa Ham to fillet steaks.
Cusgarne Organic Farm, Truro
Cusgarne have been running a CSA style box scheme for over 20 years and some of their customers have been with them since the beginning. It’s a commitment both ways, they commit to delivering amazing produce and you commit to supporting a local organic farm and eating seasonally. Their custom boxes allow you to choose a shopping list of your choice, which includes anything they stock in their farm shop. Their grass fed organic beef comes from their own cattle. Their straight backs, good muscle structure and rich diet gives the most beautiful beef, which we have been supplying to discerning homes and premium restaurants for 20 years.
Tregullas Farm, The Lizard
Tregullas offer food boxes containing their grass fed Cornish lamb. Their flock of traditional grass fed ewes was established in 1993. Hebridian ewes were crossed with a suffolk and Lleyn ram to give the lamb an incredible flavour, but with less fat than a modern breed. The lambs are butchered with care locally, hung to increase its superb taste, then cut and packed to your specification. Lamb half box (approx 7kg) of grass fed lamb includes shoulder, leg, chops & mince, all vac packed and labelled ready to freeze.
It isn’t the biggest in the world, but it is crammed full of wonderful local and Continental foods. They have a wide range of excellent charcuterie and cold meats, including their local butcher’s home-cured honey roast ham and the delicious Deli Farm Charcuterie’s Cornish Coppa. As well as many favorite traditional Italian and Continental Salami. They offer large wicker hampers crammed full of lovely goodies, which aren’t just for Christmas. They offer next day delivery anywhere within the UK and also supply many local holiday homes.
Based in North Cornwall, Maid-Sense is a family business that has grown in strength over the years. They offer cleaning services for holiday lettings – but it doesn’t stop there! They also offer organic meat boxes as an added service. There are a variety on offer such as their Small Meatbox which includes a tasty selection of roasting joints and easy-cook cuts or their Quick & Easy Meatbox which is packed with easy to prepare meat like mince, frying steak, diced chicken and sausages – its one of our most popular meatboxes. They also do a BBQ Hamper which includes 3oz minute steaks and Chinese style ribs – delicious!
Healthy Boxes, Penzance
Healthy Boxes is an original Cornish veg box business, supplying seasonal veg boxes from Louise’s farm near Penzance. Cornish farmers born and bred, we really believe in the benefits of seasonal eating and making the most of what we grow. Meat boxes are also available for delivery too. These are sourced from their friends at McFaddens Butchers & Bakers in nearby St Just and are delivered in iced polystyrene boxes to keep them chilled. The selection changes every week but a typical box can include diced lamb, chicken pieces, sausages and minced beef.
Nancarrow Farm, Truro
Their monthly organic meat boxes are growing increasingly popular with discerning customers who love great quality meat, and would like to enjoy it with a clear conscience. All their animals are native breeds and are fed almost entirely on grass, supplemented with minimal cereals (all of which are home grown). By buying direct the farm, there is no better value way of getting your hands on this fantastic produce! All boxes can be tweaked (within reason) to ensure favourite cuts, sizes of joints are catered for.
Bodinnick Farm, St Austell
This Soil Association certified farm runs their own successful meat box scheme. They rear happy and healthy lambs on 250 acres of farmland on the upper reaches of the River Fal in the heart of Cornwall. Their lambs are free to roam, nibble in the hedges (and quite regularly escape through them!) and run through the meadows. All our lambs are 100% organic and grass fed. All this adds up to what we believe is the tastiest lamb around. Lambs will be cut to your specification, so if you want legs or steaks or mince you need only ask. They can deliver locally or further afield if possible.
Cornish Farm Foods, Launceston
They deliver quality natural produce from their family run farm in North Cornwall direct to your door. All their additive free products are locally sourced from green and rolling Cornish pastures ensuring that you get the best naturally produced seasonal farm fresh food nature can provide. They supply traditional reared Beef, Lamb, Pork and Poultry. They provide beef selection boxes which includes 2 steaks, minced beef, stewing beef, 4 prime cuts. You can keep their meat in the fridge for up to a week to enjoy at its freshest, or freeze and use at your convenience. Their butchery is very family friendly with everyday cooking in mind – all their packs are labelled and easy to freeze.