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Gold medal for ‘1788’ steak Jan Zandbergen WWQM

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On Thursday 15th October the 200 day Grainfed Angus from Australia of the brand ‘1788’ from Jan Zandbergen World-Wide Quality in Meat won a Gold medal at the World Steak Challenge 2015 in London. 70 steaks, representing 10 different countries, entered this ultimate test . Of these, 17 producers qualified to be Silver standard quality medal winners and 11 qualified as Gold standard quality medal winners.

From all over the world steak producers, cattle farmers and ranchers, beef processors, steak brands and beef wholesalers represented their country and took part on this global competition.
This year it was all about the sirloin steak – also known in some countries as the striploin. Each loin per individual steak entry, was cut on-site by a butcher into the correct thickness of steak for the judging process. The technical testing covered two areas, raw and cooked. The live judging took place in London, Hyde Park.

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Jan Zandbergen WWQM is very pleased to be rewarded with a gold medal. Marco de Kleer, Sales Manager at Jan Zandbergen WWQM: “We claim to supply high quality beef and aim for the best for our customers. This reward is proof that the choices we make, like the suppliers we work with, are the right ones. That we not only strive for the best but also deliver high quality and the tastiest beef. We are proud to be announced a gold medal winner”.

William Reed Business Media is the company behind a number of internationally renowned events, such as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The International Wine Challenge, and now also launched the World Steak Challenge. A test to highlight on a global level, the quality and premium standard of steak, but also an opportunity to engage with consumers to celebrate the joy and benefits of eating steak as part of a healthy balanced diet and highlight the quality and standards of steak production around the globe. Steaks that attained the highest scores in the competition were awarded a Gold or Silver medal. More information about the challenge can be found on:

Jan Zandbergen WWQM is one of the major meat importers and exporters within the European Union. The company has several grain fed beef concepts on the European market; ‘1788’ from Australia (, USA Beef ( and ‘Charrua’ from Uruguay ( For more information about grain fed beef and the cuts offfered by Jan Zandbergen WWQM, see or contact our sales department. Phone 0318 – 563 563 or e-mail