Family run Australian beef producer, Jack's Creek has won the World's Best Steak producer accolade for the second year in a row! The competition was tougher than ever with 17 countries and 83 of the world's top beef producers entering the competition held in London this September in a bid to win the title.
The Jack's Creek winning steak came from a Wagyu F2+ 75% aged for 30 months and grain fed with judges noting it won on it's all round top quality.
Patrick Warmoll, managing director of Jack's Creek said of the win: "We spent considerable time selecting the entry and this win confirms that we're the best in the world again. Winning last year was one of the biggest things to happen to us and our brand awareness rocketed and it's been great for business. This is as much a win for Australia as it is for us."
He also added. "We will be going for the hat trick next year!"
Chair of judges and butcher Keith Boxley said, "Every gold medal winner was worthy of winning the top prize but the overall winner was outstanding. It scored highly on appearance, quality, taste and tenderness."
He also added, "People are getting more selective about the meat they eat and they want something more prepared. As a butcher judging this competition, I'm looking for something that looks and tastes nice that has no gristle."
ARIA restaurant Head Chef Ben Turner commented that, "Jack's Creek beef is always a consistent and tasty product" and Catalina's Executive Chef, Mark Axisa, commented: "Jack's Creek beef is of the highest quality and the fullest flavour. It is a pleasure having the Jack's Creek dry-aged ribeye on my menu; it just flies out the door!"
Jack's Creeks' 150+ days Grain Fed 100% black angus also won the Silver award.