"But Billy Franks jerky is different. Made with proper British beef and flavoured with the finest herbs and spices, it’s the Aston Martin of jerky."

TOM PARKER BOWLES: Mail on Sunday

Our British native breed beef

We use a variety of Dexter, Galloway, Hereford, Red Ruby, South Devon, Angus and Highland. Over 95% of all our meat comes from small farms in Cornwall & Devon via Philip Warren Butchers. The other < 5% comes via McKanna Meats.

Catering

Award winning chilli, sauces and other treats available for street food, restaurants gigs and competitions...

Bespoke jerky flavours

Got an event coming up? Want some bespoke jerky tailor made for your needs? Get in touch! We have done Japanese pork, minted lamb, horse as well as various beef flavours not available in our shop. Get in touch now!

Event: Meatopia UK

We are very happy to have been asked to produce a one-off exclusive Billy Franks British beef jerky for this years 1st ever Meatopia UK. To be involved at such an amazing event with the likes of @PittCueCo (remember our Pitt Cue Co jerky?)  Fergus Henderson,  Aaron Franklin (Franklin Barbecue, Austin, Texas), Gizzi Erskine, Chris Hastings […]

Event: Tweat Up Craft Beer Battle

For this years @Tweat_Up event Craft Beer Battle Billy Franks were asked to create and provide some British native breed bespoke jerky snacks. We went for a new flavour of cracked coriander & chipotle jerky for each table so that guests can enjoy a nibble while sipping on their craft beers. The event was great […]

Stockist: The Cornish Arms Padstow

We are very happy to announce our latest stockist. From one of my early food hero’s down in Padstow, Cornwall we give you The Cornish Arms pub. The Cornish Arms pub is one of Rick Stein‘s lovely establishments and also a fellow user of the great native breed beef from Philip Warren Butchers, so we are […]

Event: Nanban Pork Jerky for Tim Anderson

Master Chef 2011 winner Tim Anderson has been continuing his culinary mix of heavily Japanese & American fusion since his glorious win. From burger pop-ups to Ramen style noodles he was delighted his eating audiences around London. His ambition and goal on the horizon is his own Nanban style restaurant and I can’t wait to […]

Event: ‘Scorned Beef Hash’ Howard Marks Quiz Night

Described by the press as ‘the most sophisticated drugs baron of all time’, Howard Marks is the writer of the best-selling autobiography Mr Nice and performs critically acclaimed one man shows, drawing on a wealth of experience ranging from growing up in South Wales and his time at Oxford University, to incarceration at America’s toughest […]

Event: Horse Jerky for Oliver Peyton’s Friday Night Social

Horse meat is everywhere! Whether we want it, know it or not. With all the mass hysteria of unwilling horse meat contaminating and in some cases completely replacing the meats we thought were buying, Oliver Peyton’s decided to take the bull by the horns. Or rather the horse by its manes. So when Billy Franks […]

Stockist: Rotary Bar & Diner

The Rotary Bar & Diner is our new stockist. It is also a new venue, temporary for 10months only. Located at an old pizza joint just off Old St station (exit 5) and on the corner of city road & Featherstone Street it is one of our closest retailers from where we make our British […]

Presss: Home & Gardens Dec 2012

Home and Gardens December 2012 Following on from our great interview with Souschef.co.uk they also kindly mentioned us in their article in Decembers 2012 Home & Garden.

Stockist: The Slaughtered Lamb

Located just off St. John Street and parallel north of Clerkenwell Rd in East Central London, is this fine venue The Slaughtered Lamb. Like The Wenlock and Essex, this is a pub under the Bar Works umbrella and hosts a vast array of craft beers within. It also has a lively music venue beneath and […]

Event: Bash the Beef, Break the Beef – Hindquarter

The Butchery’s beef classes are the only whole carcass classes in London, a cow is big, so classes are broken down into forequarter or hindquarter. Although Billy Franks only uses cuts from the forequarter, I decided I wanted to know how to cut, trim and produce all the cuts from the hindquarter. We covered the […]

Cooking: Maltby St Market Texan Style RoadKill Chilli Off Champion 2012

The second chilli competition organised down at London’s Maltby Street Market was held on Saturday 6th October. I had been to the previous one as a punter a few months before, so I had an idea of how it all worked. It was all for fun with the £25 entry helping to raise money for […]

Event: Invaders Must Die at Blacks Soho

Itinerant chef Carl Clark AKA @ccDiscoBistro cooked up an Invaders Must Die themed night @BlacksSoho & I was asked to cater a bespoke Somali Spiced pirate jerky for his menu. The idea behind Invaders Must Die was to create a menu of indigenous meats and produce that, although grown and reared in Britain, are not […]

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