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WorldSkills butchery competition adds two new heat venues

The WorldSkills Butchery UK Competition has added two new heats this year for butchers to participate in.

Welsh butcher adds WorldSkills medal to trophy cabinet

Twenty-one-year-old Peter Rushforth took home the gold medal at the WorldSkills butchery competition on Saturday, 19 November 2016.

Top young butchers gather for WorldSkills Butchery final

Six of the nation’s best young butchers will be competing at the end of this week in the WorldSkills butchery final. 

Farm Shop & Deli Awards voting now open

The online consumer voting stage for The Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2017 are now open. 

WorldSkills final six named

Cambrian Training Company has named the final six butchers who will be battling it out in the WorldSkills competition. 

James Gracey wins WorldSkills NI heat

Twenty-year-old James Gracey, of Quails of Dromore in Co Down scored the most points in the Northern Irish heat of the WorldSkills butchery challenge. 

WorldSkills butchery challenge heads to Northern Ireland

The second heat of this year’s WorldSkills butchery challenge is taking place in Northern Ireland today. 

Butchery’s best to gather at Foodex 2016

The nation’s best young butchery talent is to be showcased at this year’s Foodex.

Butchery competition heads to annual Skills Show

Six of the industry’s top butchers are set to battle it out at the inaugural Butchery WorldSkills UK National Final at Birmingham’s NEC.

Young butcher competition opens

Butchery apprentices are invited to take part in the 2016 Premier Young Butcher Competition hosted by William Reed Business Media at Foodex at the Birmingham NEC on 18–20 April next year. 

Six butchers qualify for Butchery WorldSkills UK National Final

The six top-scoring butchers from the combined heats in Wales, Northern Ireland and England have been announced and will now put their skills to the test in the final at The Skills Show at the NEC Birmingham from 19 to 21 November. 

Video: The Farm Shop & Deli Show 2015

This year's Farm Shop & Deli Show saw over 400 suppliers descend on Birmingham to exhibit at the NEC.

Video: Foodex 2014 review

Foodex was back this year at the NEC in Birmingham. The UK's premier trade event for food and drink processing, packaging and logistics was held between 24-26 March.

Collaboration the key for sausage supplier

The owner of a Devon sausage supplier has urged small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the industry to collaborate with each other for success.

Supreme Champion crowned at Meat Products Competition

The fifth consecutive National Meat Products Competition, held at this year’s Foodex, was won by Alison Maloney, from Maloney’s Country Butchers & Bakers, Newark.

UK’s Premier Young Butcher sought

Some of the UK’s best young butchers will be heading to Birmingham tomorrow (Tuesday, 25 March) for a gruelling contest to establish who is the UK’s Premier Young Butcher.

MTJ on hand to greet you at Foodex

Make sure you come and see the Meat Trades Journal and Global Meat News teams on stands R340 in Hall 19 at Foodex and M271 in Hall 6 at Food and Drink Expo this coming week and be in with a chance of winning!

Welsh red meat on display at Food & Drink Expo

Welsh Lamb and Beef will feature at the UK’s largest food and drink trade show next week.

Finalists chosen in Premier Young Butcher contest

The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) has announced six of the best young butchers in the UK to compete for the Premier Young Butcher 2014 title.

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