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Improving animal happiness

Translated from Japanese: I've been looking for delicious, safe and organic chicken meat for a long time.

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Translated from Japanese: I bought it because I thought it would be easy to eat for Christmas! I'm looking forward to it ♪

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The best! I will definitely order again!

Translated from Japanese: No complaints! It’s delicious. I used a simple cooking method and only seasoned it with salted koji, garlic, and basil and cooked it. The ingredients were so good that it was really delicious. My family loved it.

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Perfect for fried chicken

Translated from Japanese: I made oven fried chicken. Simply added sour cream, garlic, dried herbs (oregano, rosemary), paprika powder, salt and pepper, and bread crumbs and baked it in the oven for 1 hour.
The skin and meat were tender and delicious. The volume of each piece of meat was large and I was able to taste the taste of the meat itself.

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It’s delicious!

Translated from Japanese: Soft and juicy! It's plump! It was so delicious that I wanted to eat it again. It was a treat.

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New Zealand Certified Organic Free-Range Chicken Drumsticks (500g)

Horizon Farms
PL204
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You get 3-5 bone-in skin-on chicken drumsticks in a convenient 500g vacuum pack. The chicken is naturally slow grown and therefore the meat is much healthier, better formed, tastier, and juicier than commodity chicken. 

When it comes to chicken meat for a BBQ, drumsticks are the most popular choice and fly off the plate. Chicken drumsticks are super easy to prepare and taste delicious. This will be your favorite dish for your late weeknight meal. Drumsticks are so popular that there are literally millions of recipes online. See our recipe at the bottom of this page. Please note that our drumsticks are not the Japanese smaller Tebamoto drumsticks/drumettes that are usually found in Japan. Our drumsticks are the much larger and meatier version that is commonly available outside of Japan. Find the smaller drumettes aka. Chicken Tebamoto here.

New Zealand free-range, and open pasture-raised certified organic chicken. Naturally and sustainably slow with love and care on an apple orchard farm in the sunny Hawke's Bay, New Zealand by the two Bostock brothers. No antibiotics, no growth hormones, no GMO feed, no use of chemicals, and free of chlorine. The healthiest and tastiest chicken you can get! Taste the difference. Not only is the chicken certified organic, the feed, as well as the apple orchards where the happy chicken roam and forage on, are certified organic as well. Certified organic is not only good for you, it is but most importantly good for the environment. The only certified organic chicken in New Zealand. This is the only certified organic open pasture-raised chicken in all of Japan!




Contents

Contents 1 pack contains 3-5 chicken drumsticks
Weight Approx. 500g (1.1lbs.)
Serves Serves 2-5

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 12h
In ice-water: approx. 1h
Cooking Method oven roast, grill, cast-iron skillet, frypan, slow cooker
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 4 days.

 

Details

Ingredients Chicken
Country of Origin New Zealand
Bone Bone-in
Skin Skin-on
Packaging Vacuum packed.

 

✔ Open pasture-raised on an organic apple orchard in sunny Hawke's Bay, New Zealand with all the love and care.

✔ Chicken are allowed to freely forage on open pasture and exhibit natural behavior. Chalets provide shelter from the elements which they can enter and leave at free will.

✔ Certified organic by AsureQuality in New Zealand, a fully government-owned organic food assurance enterprise.

✔ No use of antibiotics or growth-promoting hormones - ever

✔ No GMO feed, no chemicals used or chlorine-washed - ever

✔ One farm, one family, one importer - traceability from farm to fork.

✔ Naturally slow-grown chicken. Meat is better formed, of much higher quality and superior taste.

✔ Chicken are fed certified organic lush, green grass, and juicy organic apples as well as home-grown non-GMO feed including corn and barley.

✔ Air chilled - no chlorinated water is used to cool the meat. Which means less shrinkage and water loss during cooking.

✔ No factory farming! The Bostock Brothers are real brothers and are a real family business. Strictly non-commodity produce. 

✔ The happiest, healthiest, and tastiest chicken available - taste the difference.

Bostock Brothers Chicken Collage

Ben and George Bostock grew up on their family’s organic apple orchard in sunny Hawke’s Bay and share a family passion for healthy, safe growing practices where there is control from the farm to plate. This means no chemicals, no antibiotics, no hormones, and no genetic modification. The brothers are determined to give their free-range and pasture-raised chickens the best life.


At A Glance

Chicken Breed Cornish Cross, raised and bred for meat.
Farm/Ranch Bostock Brothers Farm (I want to learn more about the Bostock Brothers)
Region Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Breeding All year free-range, free-roaming. Once fully feathered they are free to leave the chalets and roam outside on green pasture grass. Bred for quality, not quantity which means the chickens are much slower growing and are as pure and natural as they can be.
Raised by Ben and George Bostock
Farming Experience Organic apple farming since childhood, pasture-raised chicken since 2014
Feeding Certified organic lush, green grass and juicy organic apples as well as home-grown feed including corn and barley (80%). Additional supplements may include 100% organic and GMO-free soybean meal (+/-14%) and fishmeal from New Zealand (+/- 5%). Chicken are free to forage on open pasture which means they also eat insects and everything they find within the orchards including salts and limestones.
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork
Growth Promoting Hormones Never
Antibiotics Never
Animal By-Products Feeding Never
GMO feed Never
Chemicals Never
Chemical fertilizers or pesticides On pasture land or apple orchards Never
Chlorine Washing Never
Water Injections Never
 

Chicken Drumstick Recipe Instructions

 チキンドラムスティックのレシピ

Completely defrost chicken drumsticks and pat dry with a paper towel. All you need is sea salt, paprika powder, garlic, olive oil, black pepper and lemon. 

チキンドラムスティックのレシピ

Mix well. There is no need to over spice, a couple of pinches of each spice is sufficient. Crush and mince two garlic knobs and gently rub the chicken. The paprika powder is not spicy and suitable for kids. If you want spicy drumsticks to add just a little bit of cayenne powder. 

Leave the drumsticks to marinade in the fridge for 30 min or place in a ziplock bag and keep refrigerated for up to 24h max. Before cooking, heat up the skillet or fry pan to very hot, then add extra virgin olive oil and then the drumsticks. This makes the skin crispy and darker in color. Keep rotating for about 5 min. 

Now reduce heat to low and let the drumsticks cook slowly but thoroughly. We recommend adding a lid for shorter cooking times and juicier meat. If you prefer crispy, cook without a lid on low heat, keep rotating so they cook evenly. 

Serve while hot and with wedges of lemon, great and healthy salad without dressing and barbeque sauce. 

Some people worry about the pinkish color around the bones. This is not blood but myoglobin. No matter how long you cook the chicken, the color will not change. If the meat is cooked until the color is white and the internal temperature has reached at least 70 degrees Celsius the meat is safe to eat.

Customer Reviews

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Improving animal happiness

Translated from Japanese: I've been looking for delicious, safe and organic chicken meat for a long time.

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Translated from Japanese: I bought it because I thought it would be easy to eat for Christmas! I'm looking forward to it ♪

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The best! I will definitely order again!

Translated from Japanese: No complaints! It’s delicious. I used a simple cooking method and only seasoned it with salted koji, garlic, and basil and cooked it. The ingredients were so good that it was really delicious. My family loved it.

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J.
Perfect for fried chicken

Translated from Japanese: I made oven fried chicken. Simply added sour cream, garlic, dried herbs (oregano, rosemary), paprika powder, salt and pepper, and bread crumbs and baked it in the oven for 1 hour.
The skin and meat were tender and delicious. The volume of each piece of meat was large and I was able to taste the taste of the meat itself.

J
J.
It’s delicious!

Translated from Japanese: Soft and juicy! It's plump! It was so delicious that I wanted to eat it again. It was a treat.


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Translated from Japanese: I was looking for chicken with good traceability. Half-thawed, I grilled it in the oven and it was very delicious. It’s easier to use if the pack is divided into two.

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Translated from Japanese: For families who don't like the smell of chicken, this chicken breast is delicious enough to always want to have it around.

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Safe, secure and delicious!

Translated from Japanese: This is a reorder. I like chicken, but I heard that chicken on the market is often given various medicines such as antibiotics and hormones, so I was looking for safe chicken. The price is a little high, but it’s delicious and you can eat it with confidence. I would like to purchase it again as a good source of protein.

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Translated from Japanese: It was very delicious with almost no odor!
I will order it again!

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Translated from Japanese: I cooked it at low temperature with only sea salt. It was moist and tender, had no dullness and tasted like the chicken I ate a long time ago.

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Delicious.

Translated from Japanese: The taste is rich and very delicious.
Nevertheless, it’s also soft.
I’m grateful that I can purchase products that I can feel at ease with.
I want to thank you.

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I love chicken

Translated from Japanese: Chicken meat like chicken thighs, chicken breast and chicken wings are really delicious, even if you cook them with only salt and pepper.
But I like chicken thighs the most.
The telephone correspondence was polite and I was very pleased with it. I’m looking forward to ordering again.

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Translated from Japanese: It's tender and delicious chicken. Even if you put it in spicy curry, the taste is strong as it is. I didn't feel any odor.

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I found good meat

Translated from Japanese: I served this for dinner to my husband, who absolutely refuses to eat chicken, but he silently ate everything cleanly. Thank you for this good food.
I will order again.

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I’m surprised this is real chicken

Translated from Japanese: I started eating pesticide-free vegetables, and I was looking for safe grazing chicken and found this store here. What was the chicken I had until now? One pack contains 500gr, but it was cut into 5 pieces, so I didn't have to cut it into small pieces. First of all, I was surprised when I put the knife in. The chicken is messy when I put it in, but it’s easy to cut. Of course, the taste is delicious. I fried it in a frying pan with a lot of olive oil without any special seasoning, and it was very delicious. I ate it as it was without sauce. I’ve always liked lighter seasoning, so it was delicious without any. I was satisfied with the taste of the chicken itself.

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Easy and delicious

Translated from Japanese: It's already shaped, so I'm happy that it can be thawed and cooked immediately. It was delicious and tasty meat.
Thank you for your safe products.

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Best Hamburger Patties!

These patties are the best! Cooked to medium-rare they’re so juicy with a clean beefy flavor!

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Unbeatable

Nothing beats these burgers - and I had many in my life. Thank you for bringing quality products to Japan.

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Nothing but delicious.

Translated from Japanese: Arrived after two days.
Grilled one (patty) in a frypan.
Used the second patty to break it into pieces for minced beef.

Really delicious.

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There’s no artificial additives

Translated from Japanese: It’s meat of really good quality that is very delicious when you grill it with only salt and pepper! That’s what my children say.
It’s relieving that the meat is simple and organic.

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So big it surprised me

Translated from Japanese: The legs are very big and fine. They’re filling.
Because it’s chicken raised by Bostock Brothers, it’s very delicious just like the other kinds!
In terms of size, it seems that there will be a lot of turns for celebrations.
I thought it was necessary to carefully check the inside while cooking because they’re so big.
Thank you to Horizon Farms and Bostock Brothers.

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I’m impressed!

Translated from Japanese: I think it’s my first time eating free-range chicken. The shape was firm and it felt really filling. This amount of deliciousness surprised me! I’m shocked. I might not be able to have chicken from the supermarket anymore. I’m really thankful that you’re providing organic meat at an affordable price.

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Translated from Japanese: I have been very curious about this one, so I’m ordering it together with the chicken liver which I had before. Our oven is not in a good condition, so I boiled it like samgyetang (a dish)! The part it was cut from is different (from what is used for samgyetang), but without fail I could make a delicious soup. The meat itself had no bad smell, was soft and really delicious.

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The flavor of chicken is wow!!!

Translated from Japanese: I added simple flavors like onion, salt and pepper and baked it in the oven until turned brown. My husband also said “How is this meat so delicious!” in shock while eating. This meat’s level is so high it made us not want to eat it from anywhere else. Next time, I want to try a different kind of seasoning, so I will order again!

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Amazingly delicious!

Translated from Japanese: I cooked it after simply marinating it with herbs, lemon, salt and pepper and olive oil. It was really delicious. There was no unpleasant smell at all, the skin is thin and became crispy, it also stayed in shape. It’s a big difference from chicken sold in ordinary supermarkets. I will order again!