05.12.16 Award Wins

Australian ham is the quintessential Christmas centrepiece, and Sunshine Meats makes some of the country’s best ham. For the third year in a row we have won first place in NSW for best boneless Christmas ham, with a silver medal in the national prize. More than 150 entries were received in the 2016 Australian Ham Awards, held as part […]

Everything you need to know about Nitrites

02.05.16 Products

Consumers today ask more questions about exactly what our food is made from and the functional role that preservatives and additives play in food products today. In responding to customer demands, we have developed a new range of products which are Nitrite free. Everything you need to know about nitrites is in this blog. What […]

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Leading edge in ham making! – Daily Telegraph

02.12.15 Award Wins

Check out our article with the Daily Telegraph from Tuesday December 1. Focused on our ham award from the Australian Pork Corporation, winning Best Artisan Ham in Australia. In an interview conducted by Food editor of the Taste section, Grant Jones was a beautifully captured account of the Sunshine Meats history. Explaining what we do […]

Bringing home…. Ham!

01.12.15 Award Wins

Every year, for the past 5 years the Australian Pork Corporation hosts a ham awards for the celebration of ham week. This organisation is the leading lobby body for the Australian government, helping to make changes within the Australian pork industry. To promote the use of Australian pork, the awards are exclusive to those who […]

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Comparing Christmas hams at the supermarket

01.12.15 News

On Tuesday, November 24; Channel 9 news aired a special news report on Australian Christmas ham. In which, there was a focus on Sunshine Meats being a small ham producer and the benefits of buying a ham that is better quality, even if it is more expensive then the leading retailers. Our director Jose Pereira […]

Week of Tastes raising next generation of foodies

09.11.15 Events

August 5th, Celina spent a day with the students of Padstow Park Public School as part of a new Week of Tastes program. The program is designed to educate children at an early age about different food groups. It encourages the children to try new foods and addresses many issues prevalent with Australia’s youth as […]

Winter Style Sausages

09.11.15 Recipes

Our Pork & Veal Sausages were used to make this heart warming winter dish. Our sausages are gluten and preservative free, using a natural casing. We steam cook our sausages to lock in freshness and flavour as well as cut cooking time by half. A recipe perfect for this time of year filling the home […]


09.11.15 Award Wins

It’s official – Sunshine Meats is home to Australia’s best fresh food in 2015. Talk about bringing home the bacon, our latest award win came at the Australian Small Business Champion Awards where we were a finalist in the fresh food category. The Sunshine Meats team was among more than 1000 attendees at the ‘Oscars […]

We Make Australia’s Best Ham

09.11.15 Award Wins

We are proud winners of Australian Pork’s artisan ham of the year for 2014/2015. Our double smoked, maple-infused boneless ham was voted the best in the country by a panel of three judges, including a master smallgoods maker and two chefs. They were blown away by our ham, with comments of “perfect” and “excellent ham” […]