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Win a barbie!!

Win a barbie!!

by Andy Cargill August 10, 2018

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Closed Monday 7th, May

Closed Monday 7th, May

by Paul Hillman May 04, 2018

We're off to the march, so we're CLOSED MONDAY for the May Day holiday.

Have a great day off and we'll see you on Tuesday

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Australia Day

Australia Day

by Paul Hillman January 23, 2018

Check out this great ad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBTWc4i_Fhw&feature=youtu.be

CLOSED FRIDAY but OPEN SATURDAY 

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Christmas is Definitely Here

Christmas is Definitely Here

by Paul Hillman November 24, 2017

Let us help you celebrate your Christmas this year.

We have a great range of cold meats with traditional black forest (double smoked) bone-in hams (half or whole), oven-roasted turkey breasts, sliced hams as well as sliced pastrami, prosciutto, pancetta, silverside, salami and more.

We'll have rolled turkey breasts with a choice of stuffing... Cranberry & Chestnut, Sage & Onion, Apricot & Macadamia... or just have it plain and add your own creation. There'll be fresh ducks and fresh turkeys available Christmas week. There'll be turduckens available to order (turkey with a duck and chicken centre). Talk to either the staff at Taringa or Sumner to place your order and let us know if there's any special requests you'd like us to carry out. 

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A Minnesota Thanks Giving in Brisbane

A Minnesota Thanks Giving in Brisbane

by Paul Hillman November 21, 2017

It's great to get feed back from our customers, and a big thank you to those that have dropped us a line over the years telling us of our part in their culinary successes. This week I received a shout out from Holger Gronwall, a long time customer and ex-Minnesota resident who gets the biggest turkeys we can find every year for  both his Thanks Giving and Christmas feasts. Here's how he went with a pic of the done-to-perfection bird

"We hold our Thanks Giving a week early for simplicity. The turkey was a huge success! The turkey, ham and all the side dishes fed 26 this year. I even get the wild rice for the stuffing all the way from Minnesota. I was told it was the best turkey yet and this time we had left overs..."

Sharing a special diner with family and friends is more than the sum of the tasty morsels that make up the meal. A turkey for Thanks Giving or Christmas requires a deft hand with the baster, the timer and all the trimmings. Everyone knows the effort the chef goes to to get it right. That's why we do it once a year (except Holger, he does it twice !!), and that's why everyone knows how special it is.

 Really, really well done Holger.

 

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The Giant Rooster Competition **CLOSED**

The Giant Rooster Competition **CLOSED**

by Paul Hillman July 20, 2017

Get ready to win a couple of great prizes as we start off our Giant Rooster Competition. Featured on our Face Book page, it involves guessing the weight of Brian (you know Brian). The first three correct (or closest) guesses win. To be eligible all you need to do is:-

1.Guess Brian's weight (to two decimal places eg 305.05kg),

2.LIKE our page and,

3.SHARE the post. It's so so easy to enter.

We'll announce the winners, and yes, I repeat winners, on the 9th August.

First Prize is a WHOLE CAPE GRIM RUMP, a set of CAPE GRIM STEAK KNIVES and a large slicing BUTCHER'S KNIFE.

Second Prize is a WHOLE CAPE GRIM RUMP and a set of CAPE GRIM STEAK KNIVES.

Third Prize is a set of CAPE GRIM STEAK KNIVES.

The competition is held in conjunction with our Cape Grim rump special. These famous brand rumps are on special for only $13.95 kg till we announce our winners (or run out !).

The competition and special starts Weds 26th July. Good luck !! 

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We impress! JBS Swift Plant Managers visit our Taringa store

We impress! JBS Swift Plant Managers visit our Taringa store

by Paul Hillman March 22, 2017

Through the setup of our Taringa store, we have continued to impress and build our relationship with the biggest meat processor in Australia, JBS Swift. In fact, the GM was so impressed with the overall concept of our store that he flew his plant managers in from around the country, NSW, Victoria as well as Queensland, to show them how their flagship products have been showcased.

So why was the GM of JBS Swift so impressed by our Taringa store?

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New Web Page

New Web Page

by Paul Hillman March 20, 2017

Our new web site is finally here. It's a new format with the added bonus of the online store. It's DNA  has it's origins in the old site so it will look familiar. We've moved the articles across, polished them up a bit, and added a few items. The online store will be a bonus for those customers......

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We’re now Taringa locals. Our new store is open.

We’re now Taringa locals. Our new store is open.

by Paul Hillman March 18, 2017

We’re so excited to open our new store and we’re absolutely rapped with the response from the Taringa residents already. We’re looking forward to becoming a staple store amongst this local hub and delivering our top quality meat to many new customers!

Keep an eye out for our new sign on Moggill Rd coming soon. We’re hoping once it’s up and running we’ll be able to reach a wider demographic attracting more locals, and even more from further afield.

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Now open to the public – check out our factory outlet

Now open to the public – check out our factory outlet

by Paul Hillman March 17, 2017

The secret’s out! Our factory outlet located next to our Sumner Park processing room is now open to the public.

The shop offers a range of traditional and food service cuts, as well as a range of game and poultry.

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Who's that on the news? Oh, hi Brian!

Who's that on the news? Oh, hi Brian!

by Paul Hillman March 15, 2017

We are now amidst a star at Hillman’s.

Brian made his debut into stardom on the Channel Seven News a couple of weeks ago.

The segment was about the best beef in Australia, most notably Wagyu, and our Taringa store was chosen for some content shots. How cool?!

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Look out – JBS Swift Sponsors Taringa

Look out – JBS Swift Sponsors Taringa

by Paul Hillman July 29, 2015

Our relationship with JBS Swift, the biggest meat processor in Australia, continues to flourish. So much so that the big guys have chosen to sponsor us with a humongous sign over our Taringa store.

Here’s a picture of the billboard over the top of our neighbours, Naughty But Nice.

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Sir Loin....was this tasty beef roast really knighted?

Sir Loin....was this tasty beef roast really knighted?

by Paul Hillman June 26, 2015

It was said that King Charles the Second of England after returning from a royal hunt in the forest surrounding Friday Hall was particularly hungry. Upon seeing a loin of beef, dripping with juices fresh from the ovens, he exclaimed, “A noble joint! By St. George, it shall have a title!”

Thus, the loin became Sir Loin.

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We’ll miss you – our Paul Sell retires.

We’ll miss you – our Paul Sell retires.

by Paul Hillman July 27, 2012

After twenty years, yes TWENTY years, of working at Hillman Meat Company, Paul Sell’s thoughts have finally drifted off to images of himself and his wife, Sandy, on an endless holiday of fishing, boating and camping all under the clear-blue skies of Hervey Bay’s Fraser Coast. From next week, Paul will be leaving the cut and thrust of the meat industry behind to take the time to smell the roses.

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