Bulk Meat online site?

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Hey all

 

In noving over from the UK were we have a site called muscle food and im just wondering if New Zealand has anything similar where you can order meat online?

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I've never heard of it and to be quite frank it sounds retarded. Probably the stupidest thing I've heard or read so far this week. Why would you want to buy meat online? Are you just too lazy to go to the shops every week or are you some sort of introverted weirdo or what? What's your deal bro?

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On 4/21/2017 at 6:42 PM, PETN said:

I've never heard of it and to be quite frank it sounds retarded. Probably the stupidest thing I've heard or read so far this week. Why would you want to buy meat online? Are you just too lazy to go to the shops every week or are you some sort of introverted weirdo or what? What's your deal bro?

Nz does have an online meat market, 

cant guarantee the freshness of the meat but the website address is 

www.nzgirls.co.nz

 

lol 😂

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On 21/04/2017 at 4:42 PM, PETN said:

I've never heard of it and to be quite frank it sounds retarded. Probably the stupidest thing I've heard or read so far this week. Why would you want to buy meat online? Are you just too lazy to go to the shops every week or are you some sort of introverted weirdo or what? What's your deal bro?

 

Lol someone's got issues. 

 

Online stores are generally cheaper because of low overheads, and since meat is expensive as f*ck in NZ, this is a fairly logical question. 

 

Perhaps it's a case of simple economics, not social behaviour, Mr. aggressive anti social behaviour. 😉

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I think you'll find that the cost for delivering a chilled or frozen product to individual customers is greater than the cost of keeping the product in a central location that customers collect it from.

 

Meat is hardly expensive in nz compared to the average income when you compare it to most other countries.

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We offer an online ordering and delivery service within our company. It generates about 8k per week, so fairly minimal considering we put about 220k over the till each week a cross the board. We market to the rich peeps within inner eastern subourbs of Melbourne so it's defiently not a bulk buy kind of deal 

 

if I was you I would go to a dodgey looking Local butcher shop and ask to buy bulk at a wholesale price. 

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Vacuum packed meat with some shipping ice bags in a styrofoam box ships with couriers at pretty reasonable prices for suppliers and if your buying 10kg+ of meat and saving $2/3 a kg, it's definitely cheaper. 

 

I purchase meat and other products from the South African stores (not to save money), and this works pretty well for them. Again, the question was regarding bulk meat purchase, and economies of scale is definitely applicable here. 👍

 

Also, if you look at comparable countries, like the US and Australia, you'll notice our meat prices is woefully higher factoring income in. If you live/have lived in Aus, this would be instantly recognisable. 

 

Just because a concept is foreign doesn't mean it's wrong. NZ is lagging behind other developed countries in a few ways. Perhaps a good business venture, starting an online regional based bulk butchery service? 😉

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Aus is the same comparatively as nz. US is cheaper because it's grain fed shit and economies of scale - everything cheaper there pretty much. 

 

I'll leave that business venture to you mate. I imagine you'll have a monopoly in that niche market for quite a while since you'll likely be operating at a loss doing that in any nz city.

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52 minutes ago, PETN said:

Aus is the same comparatively as nz. US is cheaper because it's grain fed shit and economies of scale - everything cheaper there pretty much. 

 

I'll leave that business venture to you mate. I imagine you'll have a monopoly in that niche market for quite a while since you'll likely be operating at a loss doing that in any nz city.

 NZ is more expensive than Aus mate, mostly due to a lack of competition of course. No argument about the quality of the majority of the States' meat haha. 😅

 

You're a fairly pessimistic chap aren't ya PETN? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I would consider myself more of a realist than a pessimist. It just happens that most things in life aren't all fairies and rainbows with pots of gold at the end of them and living happily ever after. If life was like that you'd be high-fiving me and telling me how much of an optimist i am and id still be disagreeing with you and saying I'm a realist lol.

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I live in a flat of 7 people who all do sports and we eat meat every day. Cost us 35$ each a week. Just get breast for 12$ / kg at pakinsave and cook it nicely if you can even do that much.

If you cook half of that its 6$ a day, and <50c for rice or pasta to go with it.

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Cheers it was only really as new world etc seem to be expensive and i wanted to buy in hulk for example muscle food in tjr uk stock 5kg for 25£ so about 60$

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I noticed in Auckland when I was living there that the new world supermarkets were a big rip off compared to others when it came to buying meat. Didn't seem as bad in the south island, but maybe try countdown or paknsave or a butcher.

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On 21/04/2017 at 5:26 PM, Kevinjwiles said:

im just wondering if New Zealand has anything similar where you can order meat online?

I knew I'd heard something about this sort of service, but I couldn't think where until now. Here's an email someone sent me last year...

 

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Hi There,

 

Would really like to discuss the possibility of making your members aware of our product/service.

www.themeatbox.co.nz

 

We are an online butchery, selling top quality meat delivered direct to your door. we currently work with Crossfit Gyms and various nutritionists in the Auckland area. We could perhaps build a 'bodybuilder box' which would include very low fat meat items from all sources i.e. Beef, Poultry, Game etc

 

I feel giving your readers/members access to this style offering could enrich their experience.

 

Look forward to hearing from you should this be of interest.

 

I know nothing about them other than this, but the website looks good. Give them a try and let us know how you get on, Kevin.

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Hey, just thought I would make a comment or to. Firstly. Welcome to NZ. Apologies that you seem to be getting so much hassle for what was a very reasonable question. Be interested to know where PETN has lived aside from NZ?! 

Sadly, you won't find chicken as cheap as you would from an ASDA, Lidl etc. back home. NZ grocery prices are really expensive no matter what anyone seems to think to the contrary. Hopefully you'll get some money back if you decide to buy a house (dirt cheap here compared to UK especially for what you get !). Anyway, I buy from countdown. Get their organic stuff (macro) $21.99 a kg. Not going to buy anything that isn't free range, not sure why people would want to buy meat from a bird that has been force fed for the sole purposes of being killing. As we all know in doing so, the chicken can hardly stand/doesn't stand and basically just gets fat (where would that go?). Oh yeah it's in the meat you buy?! Hardly great when trying to cut or lean gain.  Like other countries (regardless of cost), protein is always expensive comparative to what else you buy. I've done a little bit of hunting around for free range and corn fed stuff and basically have come to the conclusion that the countdown stuff is as cheap (or expensive dependent upon your point of view), as the specialist places (which I don't understand, surely if your a butcher, you specialise so that you can focus on a few things and offer them cheaper than elsewhere?!). Anyway my few cents worth....

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