British barbecue enthusiasts fired up record-breaking sales that saw a 12% increase for Outback UK in 2014 - with the company's four-burner gas Meteor model the number one choice among on-line, in-store and garden centre customers.
The Meteor lived up to its name and streaked ahead as a premium choice among our customers - and with a six-burner version also available in stainless steel for 2015, it could hold top spot again in the year ahead. Simply click on the Meteor model of your choice in the Gas Series pages of our website to see the range of attractions that made it the Outback customer top choice for 2014 – and see why established favourite, the Hunter three-burner gas barbecue, took second place in the popularity league table. In classic combination of country green and traditional FSC certified hardwood trolley, the Hunter has it all ‘under one lid’ – from a porcelain coated cast iron grill and griddle to lava rock, foldable side tables and a tool rack. Outback’s customers throughout the UK voted the Which? Best Buy Excel 300 two-burner gas barbecue their number three selection, which has an additional side burner alongside its sleek roasting hood, two folding side tables, ample base storage, a porcelain coated grill, lava rock and a trolley safety brake. Although Outback has held its place as a leading premium barbecue brand in the UK market for many years, we are always researching and developing new products to match the latest customer preference – which resulted in the trade launch of the new Trekker gas barbecue at the 2014 Solex Exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC. [gallery link="file" columns="6" ids="1115,1116,1117,1118,1120,1121"] Details of the new Trekker can be found in the Gas Series section of this website, and we are confident that our new barbecue will particularly make a first-time impact on the outdoor camping, caravan and motorhome market, which analysts suggest will once again show steady growth as holiday-makers continue to take the 'staycation' option. The British-designed Trekker will have a number of new additions for 2015, including a stronger hinge on the porcelain enamelled lid, improved grill/griddle fixing points for greater cooking stability, extended hose length, tool hooks and a new one-piece control panel. The Trekker will also have its own canvass carry/storage bag with individual compartments and PVC interior available for 2015, with a RRP of £19.99. Specifically designed with the cook-on-the-move in mind, the compact easy-clean Trekker can be assembled in 15 minutes and packed away in 10, while its four cooking options – grill, griddle, fry and boil – mean a wide menu selection for family and friends. The Trekker’s contemporary design looks equally at home in the garden or on the patio, and comes in five eye-catching colours – black, grey, blue, green or red.