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Did you know that pork is generally referred to as ‘the other white meat’, but it’s actually classified as red meat?

Do you want to launch a food truck business?

Are you looking to sell high-quality pork dishes and other meals but don’t have enough capital to rent premises yet? Start with a food truck. The food truck market has grown exponentially over the last five to 10 years, with many start-ups finding success and upscaling to permanent restaurants.

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Keep microbes out of your premises with UV-C waves

The cleaning and sanitising commercial kitchens are a nightmare at the best of times; they can require many pricey products. Well, here’s one to add to your resources: UV light; more specifically, UV-C, which is one of three types of radiation emitted as light waves.

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The demand for pork is increasing in South Africa

South Africans love pork. At least that’s what can be deduced from a study called Evaluating the South African pork value chain. An overview of the South African pork market despite the harsh economic times we’re facing, meat consumption has increased, with pork being the second-most consumed meat in the country.

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Why you need to support local pork production

South Africa is renowned for its pigs’ genetic quality, which is regarded as a strength of the South African pork industry. This all begins with the quality of the input supply of the pig feed that is used.

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Health inspection: What you need to know

Is your restaurant bustling with customers, and you’re serving vast quantities of high-quality quality pork meat products? That’s great, but please ensure that you are following South Africa’s health protocols so that when the inspector visits, you can show off your pristine A+ restaurant work environment.

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Is your chef cooking and storing pork correctly?

Whether you’re a supermarket or restaurant owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure that all customers receive the highest quality meat products available, right? Therefore, it’s vital to source your meat from a well-known, trustworthy supplier. Here are four tips to consider before placing a bulk order of pork meat products.

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Top tips for using a reputable pork meat supplier

Whether you’re a supermarket or restaurant owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure that all customers receive the highest quality meat products available, right? Therefore, it’s vital to source your meat from a well-known, trustworthy supplier. Here are four tips to consider before placing a bulk order of pork meat products.

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Commercial kitchen knowledge: How to handle pork

Are your kitchen staff handling pork products appropriately and according to South Africa’s food safety regulations? Here are six handling processes that must be followed.

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Restaurant Licensing and Permits: What you Need to Know

Are you looking to open a restaurant that you are touting to be renowned for its pork meat dishes? At Van Wyngaardt, we provide the best wholesale meat products available; we want to help you make your restauranteur dream come true. We understand that it’s a highly competitive space and ensuring you have the correct legal documentation will give you an advantage over your competition.

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Restaurant Health Violations: Are You Up to Code?

As an entrepreneur, you may have a dream of becoming a restaurant owner. While it’s a highly competitive space, the low barrier to entry is appealing. However, there are strict restaurant health and safety requirements to which you must adhere and implement. If you violate any of the rules, you could be shut down before serving eggs and tasty bacon to your first customer. You must have processes and actionable policies in place to avoid the following violations.

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South African Government Food Safety Regulations

The South African Government has stringent rules and regulations about how the meat sold to market may be handled. At Van Wyngaardt, we ensure that we only supply bulk meat online that meets these requirements.

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