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Yorkshire Game gains Asda listings

Yorkshire game has won new listings at Asda for three of its Wild products. Pheasant thighs, diced mixed game and venison steaks are available in 103 Asda stores in the UK.

Police investigating butcher theft in Sheffield

The South Yorkshire Police service is investigating a reported theft from a Sheffield butchery business. 

Yorkshire catering butcher steps up recycling strategy

Family-operated Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has invested in a compact waste baler, enabling it to improve its recycling capabilities.

Poultry confusion continues following multiple AI outbreaks

Confusion reigns over how to market poultry meat from UK suppliers in lockdown due to bird flu restrictions, as the disease continues to hit international trade.

Toppings Pies heads to the Channel Islands

Yorkshire-based family bakery firm, The Topping Pie Company, has secured listings with The Channel Islands Co-Operative Society. 

Bolster Moor Farm Shop makes Yorkshire competition history

For the first time in its 28-year history, a single business has won the top titles in two flagship categories at the Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage & Products Competition. 

North Yorkshire develops heritage breed Christmas alternatives

Online heritage breed butcher Farmison & Co has produced a number of alternative dinner options for the festive season. 

Poultry supplier supports Beverley Food Festival

The 11th annual Beverley Food Festival, organised by Beverley Town Council, takes place on 2 October.

Great Yorkshire Competition returns to Bradford

The annual Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage and Products Competition is returning to the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, on Sunday, 30 October. 

Butcher goes for gold with backing for Olympic hopeful Rebekah Tiler

Yorkshire butcher Ian Hewitt of I and J Hewitt Butchers will be paying close attention to the Olympic Games today as 17-year-old local woman Rebekah Tiler represents Great Britain in the weightlifting competition. 

Yorkshire wagyu a hit at Hao Cow

Driffield’s The Yorkshire Wagyu Company has become the sole meat supplier to Weymouth-based independent burger restaurant Hao Cow. 

Yorkshire butcher to make 2,000 barbecue products in one day

A Yorkshire butchery business is supporting one of the region’s biggest sporting events, by making 1,000 sausages and 1,000 burgers in one day. 

Pupils learn skills from popular butcher

Students at Holme Junior and Infant School in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, were treated to an educational butchery workshop by master butcher Brindon Addy. 

The Topping Pie Company launches new products

Yorkshire-based The Topping Pie Company is set to launch a ‘deli to go’ range, using premium-quality British Red Tractor pork meat. 

Yorkshire Wagyu Company is recognised for success

The Yorkshire Wagyu Company has been celebrating after it was recognised as one of 11 promising young businesses to be shortlisted for the finals of the Local Business Accelerators (LBA). 

North Yorkshire farm shop gets new butchery counter

The Balloon Tree Farm Shop at Gate Helmsley in York has incorporated a new butchery counter with the help of The Yorkshire Wagyu Company. 

Young butcher recruited for wagyu business

The Yorkshire Wagyu Company has welcomed 22-year-old Aaron Marshall to the new position of butcher at the company’s on-farm butchery unit. 

Butcher creates healthy eating links with local school for National Butchers' Week

To build up momentum for National Butchers’ Week (14-20 March), butcher J Brindon Addy, located in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, is taking part in a healthy eating initiative with a local school. 

Stanforths Butchers now owned by Simon Barker

Simon Barker has taken over 100% control of the Stanforths butchery business, including the meat production unit at Skipton Auction Mart and the retail shop in Skipton. 

Charges dropped against halal slaughterhouse

A controversial slaughterhouse in Boosbeck, North Yorkshire, had charges dropped after appearing in court in late August, one local newspaper reported.  

Yorkshire farm opens butchery room

A Yorkshire farm has opened a new butchery room to sell its own produce. 

Crawshaw welcomes new director

Alan Richardson is set to join butchery business Crawshaw Group as chief financial officer.

Grouse supplies affected by weather

Supplies of grouse this season are likely to be variable, due to poor weather on some moors during the chick hatching period in early May.

Cranswick employees get on their bikes for charity

Staff from Cranswick Country Foods set off on a 115-mile round bike ride to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. 

Morrisons appoints new category director for meat

Morrisons has appointed a new category director for meat, Yorkshire-born Tom Richardson. 

Yorkshire butcher nominated for building award

A Yorkshire butcher has been shortlisted for a major regional building award. 

TV chefs boost game sales

The fortunes of British game have been boosted by the publicity given to it by celebrity chefs, according to Yorkshire Game.

Meat box supplier plans £1.3m expansion

Meat industry supplier Northern Paper Board, which supplies boxes for meat products, has revealed plans of a £1.3 million expansion at its site in Yorkshire.

Seven to vie for Premier Young Butcher title

Seven of the UK’s top young butchers will be taking to the stage to compete for the title of Premier Young Butcher 2015, up from the previous year’s six.

New MD for Yorkshire butcher’s

Catering butcher’s The Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has announced the appointment of a new managing director.

Slaughterhouse ‘cruelty’ footage condemned by animal groups

An animal rights group has released footage of alleged cruelty at a non-stun slaughterhouse in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire wins out in pie ‘war’

A Halifax farm shop has been crowned supreme champion at the sixth annual Great Northern Pie Competition, allowing Yorkshire to laud it over its Lancashire rivals in the ‘War of the Roses’.

NFU urges vigilance following bird flu incident

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has urged poultry producers to remain vigilant after avian influenza was discovered at a duck farm in Yorkshire

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Yorkshire bird flu strain identified

Defra has confirmed the bird flu outbreak at a Yorkshire farm has been identified as the highly contagious H5N8 strain found recently in the Netherlands.

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Cherry Valley identified as owner of bird flu farm

The Yorkshire farm involved in the recent H5 avian flu outbreak is owned by Cherry Valley Foods, due to be acquired by Faccenda Foods by the end of the year.

Defra moves swiftly to contain bird flu outbreak

The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed a case of bird flu on a Yorkshire duck breeding farm.

Cranswick moves into poultry with Yorkshire purchase

Pork processors Cranswick will make its first move into poultry with the acquisition of a fellow Yorkshire firm Benson Park.

Northern meats feature in retailer’s new ‘Christmas Book’

North of England supermarket chain Booths has released a ‘Christmas Book’, featuring northern meat products which are now available for delivery across the country.

Young butcher crowned champion

A young butcher has been declared the Yorkshire champion in the 2014 Young Butchers Creative Meat Display Competition.

Great Yorkshire contest introduces new UK-wide category

The prestigious Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage & Products Competition is to feature a new category this year for open small pork pies.

Meat firm reports soaring sales as Tour de France hits Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has seen sales soar by 150% as the Tour de France arrives in the area.

Yorkshire butcher creates porky push-bike

Historic butcher’s shop Appleton’s has created a bicycle completely made of pork, the ‘pie-cycle’, in honour of this year’s Tour de France.

Cranswick raises £10k for charity

Cranswick Country Foods has raised £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance through a sponsored 136-mile bike ride.

Strike action looms at ABP Wessex

Talks will be held today (20 May) to avoid possible strike action at frozen meats firm ABP Wessex, according to workers union Unite.

Special sausages created for start of Tour de France

A Yorkshire butcher has teamed up with a local brewer to produce French-style sausages in celebration of the start of the Tour de France (Grand Depart) in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire Dales Meat extends bacon deal with Asda

After good sales figures since going into Asda stores in the north of England last summer, the Yorkshire Dales Meat Company’s bacon will be going into 10 additional Asda branches.

Yorkshire butcher takes ‘Rural Oscars’ award

British butchers were celebrated at the 2013 Countryside Alliance Awards, presented at the Houses of Parliament.

Beef jerky business sold to customer

Bare Earth, producer of Biltong dried meat snacks, has been sold to customer Mariani Foods Europe in a pre-pack deal.

Bpex asks pig producers for vigilance against swine dysentery

Bpex has reminded producers that since the risk of swine dysentery at this time of year is high, they need to be extra vigilant.

Yorkshire butcher’s again announced as 2013 Countryside Alliance regional champion

H Weatherhead & Sons Butchers in Pateley Bridge has been chosen as Yorkshire champion in the 2013 Countryside Alliance Awards for the second year running.

Detectamet launches retractable highlighter pens

Yorkshire company Detectamet is distributing a retractable highlighter pen that will stop lids from falling into food processing equipment.

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