Van Rensburg Foods - More than just a butchery!
Walking into Van Rensburg Foods just off Courtenay Street in George is like entering into the meat haven of your dreams. Well-lit, with meat and meat related products stylishly displayed, it presents you with a real shopping experience where a clientele that has been built up over 67 years pack their trolleys on a daily basis. Van Rensburg Foods is constantly evolving as a premier food store as it strives to keep up with modern trends and the eating and shopping needs of its clients.
Safety and hygiene are paramount at Van Rensburg Foods who through their own extensive farming operation, extremely high selection process and quality control measures at their own abattoir (the most modem facility in South Africa), take pride in the fact that all their products carry (he 'Approved Safe Meat' stamp of approval.
Customer-friendliness is evident in terms of the careful design of the shop layout which ranges from a huge mouth-watering selection of meats which run the length of the shop in refrigerated display units, in which Van Rensburg's own Bülida Best Lamb and Premier Beef products as well as a selection of steaks, chops, chicken, boerewors (including Kudu), braai packs, as well as pre-cooked meats and much much more are awaiting your selection.
A full-on butchery section allows you to have your selected meats trimmed and cut to size, whilst frozen products are also available as well as a selection of deli products, breads and freshly packed vegetables. Van Rensburg Foods has created a very popular Biltong counter where the choices confronting you are immense with the new chilli Biltong proving to be a real winner. Flanking the biltong counter is the 'Kombuiskos' where freshly made food is prepared each and every day. Whether it's a take-away breakfast or lunch, the aroma of the food on offer is all too inviting - it's more a question of what not to have.
The kitchen is also able to cater for functions and parties with the Goulashes, Pastas and the Bobotie being much in demand. For those with a sweet tooth there is a confectionery section offering a wealth of local delicacies, followed by a well-stocked wine section offering a selection of local wines, one of which will assuredly complement your chosen meat purchases. Vans Rensburg Foods has developed over the years into a veritable 'Food Destination' where the majority of your shopping needs can be catered for.
Such is their reputation that many people who live out of George, as well as passing through tourists, arrive with a cooler box and only leave once it's full, because they know that at Van Rensburgs they will get top quality and affordable products. Once the shopping is done, it's then time to pop upstairs and experience the delights of Kafe Serefé which is an integral part of the Van Rensburg business set up.
This quaint Turkish themed restaurant provides an authentic atmosphere and only serves the best quality meats from Van Rensburgs, with the variety of highly affordable dishes proving ever popular with both locals and tourists alike, the lamb being a 'must try' choice.
Above all if you want to pre-order your Xmas meats. Van Rensburgs will prepare all your requirements which you can then collect on the given date, assuring friends and families of a feast that they will long remember.
Paul Weavers - Garden Route Investment