"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!

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.

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 […]

Press Review: Sous Chef Bureau of Taste

Will, founder of Billy Franks talks all things jerky Our first real interview! www.souschef.co.uk is a brand new web site.shop/journal/everything you need for improving your culinary skills. Its concept was to help cooks and chefs alike get hold of ingredients, products and equipment that may not be so easy to find on a day to […]

Cooking: Camp Bestival YBF’s

“The Young British Foodies Tent is back … showcasing the best emerging food and drink talent the country has to offer. Festi- goers will be able to sit on long communal tables, together with friends and strangers, and enjoy a snack, a good coffee, a meal, or a drink made by some of the people […]

Event: Noshable’s ‘Independence Day’ at Ben’s Canteen

July 4th was an Independence day party at Ben’s Canteen by @NoshableAdam. As proud co-sponsors we provided 90+ bags of exclusive cheeseburger jerky for each diner (over 2 sittings on the night). A great night with an amazing menu that included pulled pork corn dogs, French dip brisket rolls, sweet potato tater tots, CHEESEBURGER JERKY, […]

Press: “Soul food and pickleback shots” London Evening Standard

We are collaborating as sponsors for the upcoming July 4th Independence day event at our stockist Ben’s Canteen and got a mention in London Evening Standard. As sponsors, along with Platter HQ, Billy Franks are providing over 90 diners with some special bags of our Cheeseburger flavour British beef jerky.

Cooking: Roganic at Taste of London 2012 with Action Against Hunger

I got the chance to help out with both sessions on Friday’s stall that featured Roganic, the 2 year pop up restaurant from one of the most accomplished and well respected chefs in the UK.

Press Review: “Cheeseburger jerky, anyone?” www.hamburger-me.com

Our new cheeseburger flavour got its ‘Royal (with cheese)’ seal of approval from one of London’s best burger bloggers, Hamburger Me! It’s a snack that nostalgically takes me back to eating McDonalds happy meal cheeseburgers when I was younger – but made with quality prime british beef – and it’s the meat snack version of […]

Event: YBF’s Awards (Young British Foodies)

Billy Franks was showcasing along with 30 other entrants at the 2012 Young British Foodie (YBF’s) Awards.

Press Review: “Holy F**k’ Infused Jerky” London Evening Standard

04/05/12 We made London Evening Standard! “A punchy snack that you can’t eat too much of.”