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Butcher beefs up record-breaking race

A Newcastle upon Tyne butcher has helped his local university to break records at an annual inter-university track race at Silverstone.

60 seconds with the SAMW president

Frank Clark was named president of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) at an event in Glasgow and spoke to this site about his main priorities. 

Article 50 a 'non-event' in currency terms

The pound managed to shrug off any concerns the market may have had over the triggering of Article 50. 

Importance of livestock genetics showcased

The importance of genetic improvement in livestock has been highlighted at an event hosted by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC). 

Meat Business Women hits new peaks with latest networking event

The latest Meat Business Women networking event has been hailed as a success by the conference’s organiser, Laura Ryan. 

Meat Business Women networking event speaker list expanded

A new speaker has been added to the third Meat Business Women event. 

Meat Business Women to host London networking event

Tickets are now available for Meat Business Women’s third networking event on Wednesday 25 May. 

The winners of the 2015 Q Guild’s National Barbecue Championship
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Q Guild Butchers fire up the grill to be BBQ king

Across the country, Q Guild butchers are sharpening their knives with zeal as the winners of seven regional category heats get fired up to compete in a national event to find Britain’s BBQ champion. 

Meat Business Women announce third networking event

Meat Business Women, the networking group for women working in the UK meat industry, is to host its third event next month in London. 

Elsie Yardley of Priors Hall Farm, Essex is one of the finalists in the competition
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Finalists announced for Premier Young Butcher competition

Eight of the best young butchers in the land will battle it out at the Foodex event in Birmingham next month to decide the title of Premier Young Butcher 2016.

Trailblazer scheme ready to blast off

The Butchery Trailblazer Scheme is set to be officially launched at an event later this month. 

NSA Sheep 2016 adds value to the industry

British sheep producers are encouraged to take advantage of the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) Sheep 2016 free event, with a theme of ‘adding value to the sheep industry’. 

Danepak gets Bake Off treatment

Capitalising on the success of the Great British Bake Off, Danepak is celebrating its Rapid Rashers through a competition-style campaign. 

NBA Beef Expo heads to Peak District

The Agricultural Business Centre, home of Bakewell Market, is set to host the National Beef Association’s (NBA) 2016 Beef Expo, 15 years after the event was last held there. 

Industry examines satellite technology for agri-food business

The potential for satellite technology to improve agri-food businesses will be explored at a networking event in October in London. 

Champion of Champions 2015 now open for entries

Entries are now open for this year’s Champion of Champions competition. 

L-R Tulip’s Kerry Varney, Garth Murphy, Make-A-Wish volunteer and Chris Thomas, CEO Tulip Ltd
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Tulip golf day raises £43,000 for charity

A fundraising golf day held by Tulip and companies in its supply chain has raised over £43,000 for charity. Thirty-one teams took part in the event, with proceeds going to the Make-A-Wish charity. 

SAMW auction raises £15,000 for charity

A lot at the charity auction of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) annual conference and dinner dance has broken event records raising £4,800. 

Pig health under scrutiny at Bpex event

The pig industry will look for new insights to safeguard pig health in the future at its annual Bpex Innovation Conference on 13 May.

Farm efficiency in focus at Soil Association livestock event

Low input production techniques for innovative farming will be examined at next week’s Soil Association National Livestock Event.

Youngsters presenting livestock at the show
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Youngsters display skills in livestock and butchery event

More than 100 young enthusiasts in the livestock, auctioneering and butchery sectors showcased their skills at the inaugural National Young Show Stars event in Malvern.

English butchers scoop top title in European competition

A victorious Team England clinched the crown at the European Butchery competition in France last weekend.

Eblex stages Singapore event for beef

Eblex has hosted an event to showcase Quality Standard Beef to the foodservice sector in Singapore, where there could be significant opportunities for exports.

Upland farming conferences planned

Eblex and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) are teaming up to host two conferences, focusing on helping upland farmers develop profitable farming businesses.

Video: Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2014

Meat Trades Journal’s Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards was a great success again in 2014, and here is our video round-up of the event.

INTERACTIVE: Butcher's Shop of the Year 2014 winners

Meat Trades Journal would like to congratulate all the finalists of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2014. Here are the winners:

Edwards of Conwy crowned Butcher's Shop of the Year 2014

Edwards of Conwy was celebrating today (Friday 14 November) after being the first Welsh butchery business to take the overall title of Butcher’s Shop of the Year 2014.

QMS hosts top chefs at Scotch Beef and Lamb event

Those involved in the production of Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI were celebrated at a Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) event, as some of the country’s top chefs were given a ‘Hoof to Hook’ tour.  

Charity dinner tickets selling fast

The annual Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI) is urging industry to get their seats booked for its annual dinner as tickets are reportedly running out.

Scotch meat PGI future could depend on referendum

As the Scottish people cast their votes today, speculation over the future of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) protected Scotch beef and lamb is growing.

Dicksons butcher’s supports Tyneside music event

Historic family business Dicksons pork butcher’s is supporting some of the UK’s biggest music stars by signing up to sponsor the SoundWaves 2014 open air concert.

Groceries Code Adjudicator holds inaugural conference

The inaugural Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Annual Conference will take place on 23 June, with GCA Christine Tacon looking back on her first year and presenting her agenda for the year ahead.

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.

Pig & Poultry Fair to look at utilising media

This year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair will discuss how businesses can use media to grow.

HCC sponsors green energy event

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will be one of the main sponsors of the Royal Welsh Grassland & Alternative Energy Event 2014, which will focus on green renewable energy.

Eblex conference to look at meat quality and hygiene

Eblex is hosting a processor conference on 6 March, at which meat quality and hygiene regulations will be discussed.

Welfare highlighted at Eblex event

The Young European Meat Committee (YEMCO) focused on the demand for high-welfare meat in Europe, and the importance of imported products being of the same standard as European.

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