As butchers with a conscience, we deliver Australia's most high welfare produce. Guided by our values and commitment to what is right, we're here to lead positive change.
When I first started the business in 2010, I didn't even know what a Mission Statement was but I knew that I wanted my business to be meaningful and distinct. Following my intuition, I was able to make fast decisions about what was right for the business because the choice was clear— it's free range or nothing. A simple philosophy that we, as butchers with a conscience, still live by.
Shopping at your local farmers market is an awesome way to support local and reduce your food miles. At traditional supermarkets, it feels like every type of food is at our fingertips all year round - but the reality is that these veggies often come from all over the world in order to stock shelves year round. On the other hand, shopping for your veggies at farmers markets is a fun way to engage with the seasons and get more in touch with the food you’re eating throughout the year. What’s growing right now is what you get! As an added bonus, buying direct from the producers ensures you’re getting the freshest, most nutritionally dense ingredients available. What’s not to love?
Sustainable seafood is a term that we’ve been hearing a lot more about in the last 5 - 10 years, as the discussion about environmental footprints and resource consumption becomes more and more prominent in the popular consciousness. Sustainable seafood is something that is very close to our hearts here at Cannings, but you might be wondering - why is sustainable seafood so important? After all - there are plenty of fish in the sea! Or are there?
When Cannings formed back in 2010, we knew we wanted to make a difference. This desire to 'leave the world a better place' is baked into Cannings DNA. So when we discovered there was a certification framework to help us structure and communicate this ambition, we were all over it.
Cannings Free Range Butchers, the brand that I created, has been synonymous with the colour green since its inception back in 2010. For me, the colour green was indicative of our commitment to environmentally beneficial agriculture practices, fresh grass and new beginnings. Green is also a wonderful contrasting colour to meat. After sporting this colour for over a decade, I felt the urge to reimagine the brand—it's colours, the logo, and the name itself.
A handy cheat sheet with cooking tips and info on a selection of our favourite Cannings beef cuts.
We're not sure about you guys, but we've been feeling a bit of home cooking burnout lately. Although we're looking forward to a burst of Spring BBQing energy, lockdown 6 currently has us reaching for our takeaway apps more often than we'd like to. So, for those nights when you want to eat at home with as little effort as possible, here are our favourites!