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JC Rook & Sons adds to trophy cabinet with BSW success

Fresh off the back of winning Meat Trades Journals Champion of Champions, Andrew Rook of JC Rook & Sons has been announced the winner of the Best British Banger.

Champion of Champions 2016 winner crowned

JC Rook & Sons has been named the winner of Champion of Champions 2016 at an event held in Londons St Barts Brewery on Monday 10 October.

MTJ searches for Champion of Champions

Entries are now open for the nations biggest sausage competition.

Champion of Champions crowned

Chris Potter from Tim Potter Son & Daughter in Wellington, Somerset, was crowned this years Champion of Champions at St Barts Brewery in London.

Champion of Champions 2012

Codsall butcher Allan Bennett beat off strong competition from 29 other entries and scored an unprecedented hat trick as he brought home the Champion of Champions title for the third time, this year for his Bucks Fizz Celebration Sausage.

MTJ editor and judge Ed Bedington said: "This year's competition saw one of the highest number of entries in recent times, and the standard was uniformly superb throughout. Picking out our winner was not an easy task, but at the end of the day, Allan's class sausage stood out, and taking the champion of champion title for an unprecedented third time cements his reputation as one of the UK's finest sausage makers."

champion of champions 2012 Allan Bennett

The decision makes Allan, who has previously taken the Champions title in 2004 and 2009, the only butcher to win the competition three times.

Commenting on the win, Allan said: "I feel absolutely fantastic. The first time yes, the second time great, but the third time, unbelievable, absolutely unbelievable. I am very very pleased to have won the trophy. I have dreamt of it all night, I knew I was going to win it with the Bucks Fizz, but the dream has come true."

The 2012 competition was open to anyone who had won the overall title in any recognised sausage competition or evaluation between 1st July 2011 and 30th June 2012.

Champion of Champions 2012 finalists
Competitor Name Company Name
Allan Bennett Allan Bennett WINNER
Andrew Rook J.C.Rook & Sons
Charles Clewlow H. Clewlow Butchers
Clinton Rudd Denshams Butchers
Craig Finch Craig Finch
Daniel Wilkinson Wilkinson Butchers
Eileen Wolfe Brookfield Farm Butchery
George McCartney McCartney's of Moira
John Brereton Ludlow Food Centre
John Laking Lakings of Louth
Kimberley Daniels Artingstalls Family Butchers
Mark Duckworth Dales Traditional Butchers
Martin John Martindale Greenfield Pork Products
Michael Kennedy F .R. Kennedy & Son
Paul Buttling T Buttling Butchers
Paul Clark George H. Pickings
Paul Flintoft Paul Flintoft Traditional Family Butchers
Paul Turner A Turner and Sons
Rebecca Pepperell Pepperell's Meats
Simon Haigh Bolster Moor Farm Shop
Stephen Robinson Robinsons Butchers and Delicatessen

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Champion of Champions 2010

champion of champions 2010 finalists champion of champions 2010 winner simon haigh
Paul Riley Allan Bennett
Simon Haigh Bolster Moor Farm Shop - Winnner
Michael F Kennedy F R Kennedy & Son
Anthony Paul Spurgeon Frank Spurgeon
Paul Clark George H Pickings
Martin J Martindale Greenfield Pork Products
Christopher Cripps Greens of Pangbourne
Tristan Meier H Dayus Family Butchers
Nigel Hofmann H Hofmann & Soins
Craig Douglas J C Douglas Quality Butcher
Simon Dowey John R Dowey & Son
Peter Hughes Preseli Gold Sausage Company
Aisling McDwyer Stewarts of Enniskillen
Derek McMahon Stuart's of Buckhaven
Paul Buttling T Buttling
Chrys Titshall Teme Vale
Ivan Thompson The Sausage Shed
Steve Vaughan Vaughan's Family Butchers
Daniel Wilkinson Wilkinson Butchers

>> Read about the 2010 Winner Simon Haigh

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Champion of Champions 2011

champion of champions 2011

Champion of Champions 2012

champion of champions 2012Codsall butcher Allan Bennett beat off strong competition from 29 other entries and scored an unprecedented hat trick as he brought home the Champion of Champions title for the third time, this year for his Bucks Fizz Celebration Sausage.

2014 Champion of Champions

Champion of Champions 2014 Winner - Craig Finch: Craig Finch Butchers

Champion of Champions 2014 finalists

Champion of Champions

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Chris PotterChris Potter from Tim Potter Son & Daughter in Wellington, Somerset, was crowned this years 2015 Champion of Champions at St Barts Brewery in London.

Chris Potter won with a pork, turkey, and cranberry sausage.

Open to any producer who has won the overall title at a recognised sausage competition between 1st July 2014 and 30th June 2015, the event will take the best sausages in the land and decide who really is the Champion of Champions.

>> Read a little bit more about Chris and view the finalists

For details on next years contest, contactLara Bacinello on 01293 610475 or

>> Previous Winners and Finalists

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Craig Finch wins Champion of Champions for second year running

Craig Finch has been announced winner ofMeat Trades Journal's annualsausage competitionChampion of Champions for the second year in a row.

Butchers and Bakers Autumn Fair approaches

Award-winning pie makers will be hoping to continue their success at the Butchers and Bakers Autumn Fair this October.


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