The Black Farmer Organic Whole Chicken Typically: 1.7kg

3.8 out of 5 (36)

23 out of 36 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 3 days guaranteed (avg. 6) (avg. 6)*

Organic Suitable for freezing

Typically £14.08

Price per kg: £8.28

Min. weight: 1.5kg

Max. weight: 1.9kg

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Product Description

Organic Farmers & Growers Approved
Free to roam outside on organic meadows
East Anglian chicken
Reared and prepared for maximum flavour

"The entirely natural environment in which this bird has been reared delivers outstanding flavour and succulence. Enjoy!"
Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones
The Black Farmer®
Flavours without frontiers.

Product Information

Categories


Storage

Once opened keep refrigerated and use within 24 hours.

If freezing, freeze on day of purchase & consume within 1 month.
Defrost thoroughly & use within 24 hours. Once thawed do not re-freeze.

Prepare & Use

- Remove all packaging
- Wash chicken under cold running water
- Place chicken in roasting tin, cover loosely with foil
- Place in pre-heated oven 190ºc / gas mark 5
- Cook for 45 minutes per kilo plus 20 minutes basting occasionally
- Remove foil for the last 30 minutes to allow browning
- To check that the chicken is cooked, insert a skewer into the thickest part of the thigh, if the juices run clear the chicken is cooked, if they are pink return the chicken to the oven for a further 25 minutes and re-test

Country of Origin

UK.

Country of Packing

UK.

Manufacturer

The Black Farmer Ltd
St. Giles on the Heath
Devon
PL15 9SL, UK

Package Type

Heat Sealed Pack.

Recycling Information

Plastic tray.

Nutrition

Ingredients

Chicken

Dietary Information

Organic

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
Energy626kj
Energy148kcal
Protein32g
CarbohydrateNilg
Fat2.2g


Reviews

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

36 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.8

23 out of 36 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

16 March 2014

Green tinge and didn't feed 5 of us

I usually swear by BF chickens so I was very disappointed to find green flesh near the bone when cooked and that it had shrunk from 1.7kg to feed only 4 people so I had to do without. Reading the web this may be because of inhumane killing of the chicken, which I'd be disappointed to believe of BF.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

09 February 2014

Lacking All Round

I read all reviews before buying and decided to try it for myself. Thankfully, I had two less people for lunch today. There wasn't much to the chicken and despite stuffing the cavity to create additional flavour, it was very disappointing. Bring back Packington Chickens in to stock please.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

25 December 2013

Lovely

I'm not the world's greatest cook but this was delicious, moist and had lots of meat on it. It didn't leach out a lot of water on cooking either. I'd buy it again.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

20 October 2013

AMAZING TASTE

ROASTED IN OVEN WITH BUTTER AND SOME SALT. AMAZING TASTE VERY FRESH!

Rating: 1 star out of 5

31 July 2013

3 of 3 found this review helpful.

Complete waste of money

Tough, chewy, very little meat - struggled to get enough off it to feed two....

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