It is time to stock your freezer for Christmas

Koallah Farm Christmas Bookings

We are now busily taking Christmas bookings for the processing of;

  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Goat
  • Venison
  • Llama
  • Alpaca
  • Buffalo

The final date of slaughter to guarantee that your produce will be available by Christmas is December 13th.

If you are wishing to have smoked product (ham and bacon) available for Christmas, pigs must be slaughtered no later than Friday November 29th.

To avoid the disappointment of not getting to eat your home grown produce during the festive season, please ensure you make a booking by contacting our office on 03 5594 5222 or email

Why do we love the taste of smoke?

Sugars provide energy, meat amino acids, spices a variety of antioxidants, but smoke has no nutritional value at all.  So why have humans evolved to love its taste in food?

Many have prophesied our love of smoke comes from a primal yearning. The theory goes that we gravitate towards smoke and fire because smoking was a way of curing food to stop it going off. Is it ingrained in us that smoked food is good food? Continue reading “Why do we love the taste of smoke?”