Congratulations to the 2013 Boerewors Champ!
Ten boerewors experts battled it out in the blistering heat, with their special boerewors sizzling over perfectly prepared fires, the supportive cheers of enthralled crowds urging them on, anxious to find out who will wear the boerewors crown.
After five nerve-wracking months of mincing, spicing and braaing, the coveted title of Boerewors Champion was awarded with great fanfare at the exhilarating grand finale at Sun City’s Valley of Waves, on Saturday 5 October. First time entrant, Bob Makheta (37) from Durban drove away with a brand new Toyota Hilux 2.7 Double Cab Raised Body Raider and the much sought after 2013 Boerewors crown! He also received a R2500 holiday voucher from All Gold, a R2000 Coca-Cola cash prize and R750 worth of Simba vouchers.
This truly South African event is presented by Shoprite and Checkers annually to provide all aspiring boerewors makers to show their flair for producing the tastiest traditional boerewors in the country. This national competition, now in its twenty-first year, also helps the supermarket group to find a traditional boerewors recipe that will appeal to ever changing tastes of the majority of consumers in the country, and enables Shoprite Checkers to produce a quality product that reflects the value on offer in the Meat Market departments of all its supermarkets and hyper stores.
Second place was awarded to Arend Esterhuizen from Vereeniging (Gauteng) who won a R10 000 holiday voucher from All Gold, a R5000 Coca-Cola cash prize and R1500 worth of Simba vouchers. Derrick Khumalo from Katlehong (Gauteng) took third place and received a R5000 holiday voucher from All Gold, a R3000 Coca-Cola cash prize and R1000 worth of Simba vouchers.
Photo: The 2013 Championship Boerewors winner, Bob Makheta (left) is congratulated by the Shoprite Group’s CEO, Mr Whitey Basson.
Read more on the grand finale here.