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Macsween Haggis

Here at Keevils we are very proud to be the sole London stockist of Macsween haggis.

Macsween have been making haggis ever since butcher Charlie Macsween opened his first shop in Edinburgh’s Bruntsfield back in 1953.
He started making haggis to his family recipe and sold it as a side-line to the other meat and poultry in the shop.

Charlie’s son John took over the family business in 1975 and decided to concentrate on building up the haggis side of the business rather than the butchery shop.

By 1996 Macsween were one of the best known haggis brands, and to keep up with increasing demand John closed his father’s shop and oversaw the construction of the world’s first purpose-built haggis factory.

Today Macsween are synonymous with haggis, and it is being eaten in bigger quantities than ever before.

We deliver Macsween all across the UK, and although many customers have it as a regular treat, we sell most haggis around Burn’s Night.

Burn’s Night is celebrated annually on the 25th January, which was the birthday of the famous 18th Century Scottish poet Robert Burns, who loved his country and wrote an 8-verse poem in honour of the national dish – Ode to a Haggis.

Today, Burn’s Night is observed all around the world and is used almost as a national day, and a time to celebrate all things Scottish. This of course involves eating Haggis, which is usually served with mashed turnips and potatoes (‘neeps and tatties’).

As well as our UK customers we receive orders from as far away as Norway, Kazakhstan, and Saudi Arabia from people who arrange for us to deliver Macsween haggis to a UK address to then to be shipped to them. Get in touch if you’d like to make a similar arrangement.

If you’re enjoying haggis for Burn’s Night or any other time throughout the year, if you order with us we can deliver authentic Macsween haggis, fresh to your door.

For more information please see:
Buy Haggis online

18th January 2018

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New Year, New Meat

It’s that time of year again when many of us take the opportunity of the start of a new year to set some goals for the next 12 months.
Maybe it’s a small change or something more drastic, but if you’ve made plans for a fresh start – good luck and we hope you stick with it. You can do it!

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to get healthier, and although we can’t force you to start jogging, we can help you to eat better.

There’s a big vegetarian trend at the moment (Veganuary, anyone?) and even if some diets are solely plant-based, there’s a lot of science on our side when we say that meat forms an important part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Meat provides vitamins, minerals, and proteins that are difficult to replace with vegetables, and let’s face it: meat also tastes far better than salad.
If you’re planning on working out more and building muscle this is much easier to do if you’re consuming meat because of the high levels of protein it contains.

If you’re trying to lose weight or just eat less fat, you need to be eating lean meats, and chicken breast in particular is low in fat.
We sell very large 5kg packs of chicken breasts, which come very conveniently with the bone and skin removed.
Each pack contains around 22 large chicken breasts, and we’d advise you to invest in some freezer bags, pack the chicken breasts in bags, and freeze them for up to 3 months.
The normal selling price of the 5kg chicken breasts is £36.95, but they are currently on offer at £25.
That’s just £1.13 per breast.

We now stock a range of Buffalo meat, and it’s a great alternative to beef.
Buffalo is a red meat with a very similar flavour and texture to beef, however as it’s lower in saturated fat it is a healthier choice.
Our buffalo comes from Hampshire, and is completely free-range, pasture-fed, and organic.
As well as buffalo steaks we also supply mince, roasting joints, and a steak and kidney mixed pack.

If you eat a lot of meat or if you’re looking to fill your freezer, our Bodybuilder Box might be another option for you.
Containing 34 portions of lean meats, the Bodybuilder is packed with chicken breasts, rump steak, sirloin steak, and pork chops, and will keep you going for a while.
The products would cost £98.95 if bought separately, but the box costs £85 – a saving of 14%.

We have hundreds of other products online to choose from, and if you’d like any nutritional advice or if you aren’t sure which products are best for you, just get in touch.
Our staff are available 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, so just drop us an email at onlinestore@keevils.co.uk or give us a call on 020 7236 1888, and they’ll be happy to pass on their meaty knowledge!

For more information please see:
5kg Chicken Breasts
Buffalo Meat
Bodybuilder Meat Box

9th January 2018

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January Sale - Now On

If you’re feeling the pinch from Christmas but you still want to eat well, you might be interested to know our January Sale is now on.

We always have special offers running throughout the year but as a special post-Christmas treat we’ve got savings on some of our best-selling meats, as well as sauces to go with them.

Our Black Angus Beef is one of our most popular products, and we are now offering savings of up to 25% on various cuts, including Sirloin, Ribeye, Fillet and Rump.
Black Angus is a premium breed of cattle and ours is free-range, grass-fed, and gets consistently positive feedback from our customers.

Our corn-fed chicken breasts are another of our most popular products, and we’ve taken 20% off in the sale.
Supplied with the skin on and the wing bone left in, they are very versatile as they can be roasted as they are for a restaurant-standard of presentation, or you can easily remove the skin and bone to cook as a standard chicken fillet.
The corn-based diet of the chickens leaves their meat with a yellow tinge, and also makes it very moist and tender.

We don’t just have offers on meat – we also sell a range of sauces and they are featured in the sale, too.

Bolognese is one of our favourite mid-week meals but we don’t always have the time (or energy!) to make it from scratch.
Our friends at the Potts Partnership have the perfect solution, and their pre-made Bolognese Sauce is far superior to the jars in the local supermarket.
Made with wine and balsamic vinegar, the sauce has a really rich flavour and tastes incredible.

Potts also supply condiments, and their Mustard and Herb sauce is also in the sale.
A moreish blend of Dijon and wholegrain mustard, with thyme, parsley and sage, it goes perfectly with cold meats or roast chicken.

Take a look at the sale and see what you fancy, there are loads more products on offer, and with savings of up to 45% there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.

For more information please see:
January Sale

4th January 2018

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