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We are pleased to announce that we are now including an insulated grocery tote with every order! While the stylish tote will aid in protecting your Balson Bangers and Bacon through transport with Fedex, the tote is also re-usable! Whether you are coming home from other shopping or heading out for a picnic, the tote is a handy way to carry light weight items that need to stay cool. We're getting great feedback from our customers so far, and we hope you enjoy yours, available exclusively by placing an order through our online store! BUY BETTER, BUY BALSONS!
From our family to yours this holiday season, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We sincerely thank you for support and keeping us going another year! All the best for 2016, our 501st year in business! The Balsons
On September 12, 2015, RJ Balson, England's Oldest Family Business and Europe's Oldest Family Butchers, turned 500 years old. It was business as usual in the shop that day, and then the celebrations began! That evening, The Bridport Town Hall was packed well beyond capacity as guests arrived from all over the U.K. and the U.S.A. for a night of fellowship, laughter, food and drink. Here are a few pics from the auspicious occassion ...
We are please to announce that RJ Balson Traditional Bangers and RJ Balson Back Bacon items are now in stock at over 30 Spec's locations across Texas! We are thrilled to be working with Spec's and to be able to make our items more accessible to our many great patrons in TX! THANK YOU for your support! The following Spec's locations are stocking (please be aware that we do not have access to Spec's inventory -- you may want to call your local Spec's location to verify availability).
Houston (Superstore) -- 2410 Smith St (@ W. Gray & McGowen)
(Bay Area) -- 1033 Bay Area Blvd (@El Camino Real)
(Wesleyan) -- 3902 Bissonnet
Tomball (Town Center) -- 28595 State Hwy 249, Tomball Parkway
Katy (Katy Mills) -- 24417 Katy Freeway
Galveston -- 2711 61st St, Suite 110
Atascocita -- 7034 FM 1960 East
College Station -- 1729 Texas Avenue South
Austin (Brodie) -- 4970 Highway 290 West
(Arboretum) -- 10515 North Mopac Express, Suite K
Round Rock -- 201 University Oaks Blvd. Suite 600
San Marcos (San Marcos South) -- 510 Barnes Drive
San Antonio -- 5219 De Zavala Rd, Suite 101
Kerrville -- 1305 Sidney Baker, Unit F
Live Oak -- 14623 Interstate 35 North
Victoria -- 5108 N. Navarro
Corpus Christi -- 5625 South Padre Island Drive
Killeen -- 2500 E Central Texas Expressway
Temple -- 3550 S. General Bruce Dr.
Dallas -- 9500 N Central Expressway #200
(Preston Royal) -- 5959 Royal Lane, Suite 635
Plano (East Plano) -- 3404 North Central Expressway, #150 #200
Arlington -- 3909 South Cooper St
Forth Worth (Hulen) -- 2750 South Hulen St
(Eastchase) -- 1600 Eastchase Parkway, Suite 265
(Bryant Irvin) -- 4720 Bryant Irvin Rd
Lubbock (South Plains) -- 6816 Slide Rd, Suite #12
El Paso (Lakeway Shopping Center) -- 7933 N Mesa, Suite A
655 Sunland Park Dr., Suite F
Now on Amazon.co.uk and delivering anywhere in the U.S., a personal history and memoir by Master Butcher Richard Balson of RJ Balson & Son, the oldest family business in the U.K.! 2015 marks our 500th Anniversary -- order a copy of this entertaining read today -- Only £10 plus shipping! All books purchased will be signed by the author -- Master Butcher, and shop owner Richard Balson ... Sure to be worth thou$ands someday!
All the Best, The Balson family.
From our family to yours, we wish you a Very Merry Christmas and New Years!
God bless you all,
We are pleased to announce that RJ Balson has just partnered with Fresh Farms International in the Chicago area! You can now find our Traditional Bangers (1 lb pack) and Back Bacon (8oz pack) at Fresh Farms' north side location (Niles) .... 5740 W. Touhy Avenue.
We are excited to work with the great people at Fresh Farms and hope to add our items to their other locations in the future. Thank you for your support!
1 Hr BBC production on our butcher shop!...
We are pleased to announce that our butcher shop was featured in a 1 hr production on BBC4 as part of their 'HIDDEN HISTORIES, BRITAIN"S OLDEST FAMILY BUSINESSES". In case you missed the show, please check BBC4 programming for times of the replays. Also, we've been told that the full program has also been loaded onto YouTube.
You can also read more about the series from The Telegraph...
All the best!