Sausage King

Australia’s largest high profile Sausage King Competition run by the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has heats from February to July for the Queensland branch, with the state finals being run in conjunction with the Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show (RQFWS) at the Brisbane Showgrounds.

This competition showcases the humble snag in an entirely new light and enables independent, local butchers to enter their unique sausage recipes in any or all of the six categories; Traditional Australian, Traditional Australian Pork, Poultry, Australian Lamb/Open Class, Continental, and Gourmet/Open Class. Competition is fierce with the number of entries increasing each year and all of them made with a fantastic variety of local, fresh products.

New and innovative original combinations show up at each heat with butchers closely guarding their prized recipes.

Best Butchers Burger

Australia’s largest high profile Butchers Burger Competition run by AMIC has heats from February to July for the Queensland branch, with the state finals being run in conjunction with the RQFWS at the Brisbane Showgrounds.

This competition promotes the gourmet burger pattie across two categories - Beef and Gourmet/Open Class. Featuring amazing flavour and product combinations, a reflection of the changing consumer demands for quality, healthy and value added meal solutions. 

Ham, Bacon & Smallgoods

The coveted Ham, Bacon & Smallgoods Competition is run by AMIC at the Brisbane Showgrounds, with a panel of industry judges diligently working their way through seven categories. The categories are Boneless Leg Ham; Leg Ham on the Bone; Bacon Rashers (Full middle); Cooked Corned Silverside; Pre-Cooked Sausage; and Kabana.

Results Catalogues

Important Dates and Information

  • Sausage King & Best Butchers Burger Dates vary due to region.
    Please contact the QLD Office (details below) for more information.
    State Finals: 19 August 2018
  • Ham, Bacon & Smallgoods State Finals: Date TBA 
  • For all information relating to these competitions please contact:

    Rob Mollison
    Mobile: 0414 446 074 Office: 07 3352 4600
    Email: rmollison@amic.org.au
    Website: www.amic.org.au