"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."


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.


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!

International Top Artisan Jerky of the Year Award 2017

We are delighted to now have international awards for our Cheeseburger, Sweet Sour & Spicy and our Buffalo Hot Wing (Turkey) jerky. Held in San Fansisco, California earlier this year by TASTE TV, we entered all three and won a total of FOUR awards in various categories at the International Top Artisan Jerky of the […]

FHM The last ever issue featured Billy Franks

We were recently asked to provide some samples for a photo soot the FHM were doing for a new issue. I was very excited as FHM was something I have always read when I was growing up, throughout my late teens 20’s. However the very next day and a press release was issued stating that […]

Winner of The 2015 YBFs Award Meat Category

Third times a charm! After being shortlisted last year and missing out, this year I went one better and claimed the prize of The Young British Foodie winner in MEAT! Chef Neil Rankin and Turner & George, the founders of the UK’s Meatopia festival, awarded me the meat gong for my “obsessive, madcap dedication to […]

Great Taste Awards 1& 2 Gold Stars

Our already award winning Boozy Bacon Jam (Pineapple and Chorizo) and our Christ on a Bike British beef jerky (featuring The Ribman‘s sauce) grabbed 1 and 2 stars respectively in the 2015 Great Taste Awards. The Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste is the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards.

Event: Shortlisted 2014 YBF Awards Meat Category

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in this years Young British Foodie awards in their meat category. Along with the 5 others left in the competition, @blackhandfood @artisansmoker @PMCButcher @hillandszrok and @cannonandcannon, our next step as a short-lister will be to attend a judging on Wednesday 27 August at Smokehouse in […]

Stockist: Whole Foods Market

Since the opening of the Richmond Whole Foods Market back in October 2013 we are delighted to be supplying a few more of these amazing stores. For those who don’t know, Whole Foods Market thrives on an ethos of selling the highest quality natural and organic products available. They define quality by evaluating the ingredients, […]

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 […]