It's official - South Africa’s foremost authority on how to make the best biltong is a 27-year-old woman from Cape Town - and she has a doctorate to prove it. Maxine Jones will receive her doctorate in food science from Stellenbosch University on Tuesday evening‚ making her first person with a PhD based exclusively on scientific research into making consistently good quality‚ delicious biltong.

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