FOR ALL ALLERGY ADVICE PLEASE SEE THE INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT PACKAGING SLEEVES.
Please note: the following products in our range contain Sulphites: Venison Burgers, Venison Grillsteaks, Venison Sausages, Scottish Slimmer Sausages, Venison Meatballs, Buffalo Burgers
WHAT IS VENISON?
Venison is meat from the deer species i.e. red, roe, fallow and sika deer.
WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE FOR VENISON? HOW LONG CAN I KEEP IT IN THE FREEZER/ FRIDGE?
Frozen Venison will keep in your freezer for up to 2 years. Once defrosted, ideally cook immediately, however the product can be kept in its sealed Vacuum Pack for a maximum of 5days. Fresh Venison's shelf life is 10 days from specified packing date. (Refer to label on the reverse of packaging)
HOW DO I DEFROST MY VENISON?
Always defrost your venison in the fridge - allow at least 12 hours for best defrosting result.
HOW DO I COOK VENISON? COULD YOU GIVE SOME GENERAL GUIDELINES AND TIPS?
We recommend Food Standards Agency Scotland’s general food handling & cooking advice: www.foodstandards.gov.scot/food-safety-standards/food-safety-hygiene
Treat Venison as a cut of quality beef, then you can't go wrong. There is no myth or difficulty in cooking Venison.
Note: all cooking instructions on retail packs are guidelines only, all appliances vary.
Advice for manufactured products such as burgers, sausages, grillsteaks and meatballs: please note - Ensure that the product is cooked thoroughly and there is no pink meat visible.
Advice for pure cuts of fillet, steaks, medallions etc: please note - Venison does not contain any fat so it is essential not to overcook it - it would make it tough and dry. Follow the cooking instructions on the pack and rest the meat after cooking.