Sharp Blacks win third place at world champs –

The Hellers Sharp Blacks have received third place on the World Butchers’ Problem in Sacramento. The crew, made up of six Kiwi butchers, traveled to the USA to compete towards 12 different nations in a three-and-a-half-hour showdown on the Golden 1 Heart in Sacramento, California.

Crew captain of the Hellers Sharp Blacks, Riki Kerekere says that after two years of covid cancellations it was wonderful for the crew to lastly be sharpening their knives and competing on the world stage.

“To come back third is a large achievement and I’m actually pleased with how nicely the crew carried out on the day,” says Riki.

Golden 1 Heart in Sacramento was reworked into the world’s largest butchery.

The competitors was held on Saturday September 3, and the Golden 1 Heart in Sacramento was reworked into the world’s largest butchery. Native and worldwide guests had been handled to a spectacular three and a half hour slicing competitors, the place every crew needed to flip a aspect of beef, a aspect of pork, a complete lamb and 5 chickens right into a themed show of value-added cuts.

Groups competed to reveal their carving, boning and ending expertise, underpinned by their very own inventive and cultural aptitude.

The winners had been introduced at a black-tie gala dinner held on the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento on Sunday, with Crew Germany profitable the competitors, taking out the coveted Friedr. Dick Golden Knife Trophy with the Australian crew claiming second place and the New Zealand crew inserting third.

The Hellers Sharp Blacks arrive again in New Zealand early on Wednesday morning.