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The grass is always greener at Martin's Meats

Although only in operation since 2003, Cotswolds-based Martin's Meats has taken on the world and won by picking up the Best Grrass-fed steak Award at the World Steak Challenge 2017.

Big Daddy Rump Steak back at Aldi

Aldi has reintroduced its ‘Big Daddy’ extra thick British rump steak for a limited time, following the success of its previous launch. 

How Britain likes its steaks

Retailer Aldi has provided an insight into how the British public prefers its steak, with some surprising results.

Catching up with the World Steak Challenge 2017

The third World Steak Challenge took place on Tuesday, 4 July at the Magic Roundabout in London. 

Barbecue campaign tackles steak fears

AHDB Beef & Lamb aims to debunk misconceptions that steaks are too difficult to cook on the barbecue in a broader campaign designed to give the negative image of the Great British barbecue a makeover. 

Grilled steak is top of the menu in British pubs

Grilled steak is the most popular food dish in British pubs, according to new research from Mintel. 

Range extension for Porky Lights planned

Porky Whites is planning a “significant range extension” to its Porky Lights range.

Ginsters to launch two new flavoured rolls

Ginsters is to launch two new flavoured rolls to its range.

Foodservice sector offered advice ahead of Great British Beef Week

With the run-up to Great British Beef Week (GBBW) under way, the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has provided foodservice operators with tips on getting the most out of British beef.

Romantic Brits planned £6bn Valentine’s Day spend

UK consumers were set to splash out £6 billion on Valentine’s Day, with slap-up meals topping the bill, and a quarter of those who were planning to stay in set to cook steak.

Turkey takes flight: Sales of turkey mince have soared this year amid market deflation

Mince can be found in nearly eight in 10 households and the market is worth £892m. However, the latest evidence suggests the market may be flagging and deflated. 

Welsh butcher steaks out future in the United States

Award-winning butcher Peter Rushforth has made the journey to the United States in search of international specialist skills. 

Muscle Food launches new meat-based meals

Online retailer MuscleFood.com has introduced a Live Clean ready meal range – each containing fewer than 500 calories and entirely free of additives and preservatives. 

Pukka Pies undergoes multi-million pound makeover

Hot pie brand Pukka Pies has announced its first-ever brand relaunch, supported by £8 million in marketing activity. 

Greggs launches delivery service in London

Sausage rolls, pasties and steak bakes are now available for delivery in the UK’s capital city.

Bells Food Group predicts festive spike in sales

Scottish pastries company Bells Food Group is expecting sales of its Festive Steak Pie range to benefit from Christmas sales, with sales forecasts to peak at £2.5 million. 

Steak tenderness and consistency increases

Steaks are becoming more tender as the quality of English beef continues to improve, a new study has found. 

Fresh turkey decline speeds up as Christmas approaches

Fresh turkey sales have been falling at a faster rate than in previous quarterly periods, according to 12-week figures just released by Kantar, against a backdrop of strong fish sales growth.

New Lite Beef range promises less fat than traditional cuts

Online retailer Musclefood.com has launched a new range of beef products that it believes contains 14 times less fat than standard cuts. 

Aldi trumpets upmarket steaks with tactile labels

Global packaging firm Coveris has pioneered a new printing process used in the launch of Aldi’s 100% British Aberdeen Angus steaks. 

Meat and poultry dips as fish reels in the customers

Fresh primary meat and poultry sales have taken a hammering for the 12 weeks to 9 October, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel Meat, Fish and Poultry (MFP) figures.

New buffet range unveiled in time for foodservice category

Mini steak and ale pies, pork and chorizo sliders and duck gyozas are among Caterforce’s new buffet range. 

Australia wins the World Steak Challenge for second time

Australian producer Jack’s Creek has retained the title of the World’s Best Steak Producer. 

Riverford cuts meat prices and trims range

Riverford, the organic food delivery company, has lowered the price and size of its meat boxes to attract new consumers after research found UK meat demand was falling. 

First wagyu steak shop opens in Scotland

The first UK steak retailer dedicated to wagyu beef has been launched in Stirling, Scotland with an opening ceremony attended a by a string of leading chefs. 

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. 

Burgers and sausages see depressed sales volume

Sales of traditional barbecue products such as burgers and sausages have come under pressure as consumers favour primary and sous vide barbecue products, figures from Kantar Worldpanel indicated. 

Shorthorn Cattle Society to supply beef to Morrisons

After six years in the works, the Shorthorn Cattle Society will be supplying beef exclusively to Morrisons for an undisclosed sum. 

Consistency key to steak sales

Retailers risk losing sales unless they ensure consistent steak quality, according to a report just published by AHDB Beef & Lamb.

Morrisons introduces ‘daddy of all steaks’

Supermarket chain Morrisons is launching the ‘daddy of all steaks’ just in time for Father’s Day. 

Aldi to launch premium quality wagyu steaks

Discounters Aldi is set to launch a range of quality premium wagyu steaks.

World Steak Challenge 2016 now open for entries

Following the success of the inaugural World Steak Challenge, organised by GlobalMeatNews, the international competition to crown the best steak on the planet has returned.

Bestway launches premium cuts range

Bestway Wholesale has launched a range of top-quality fresh steaks under its Essentially Catering Premium label in response to customer demands. 

Burgers meet beer for hotel chain

Northern Irish catering butcher’s Hannan Meats has announced it will be creating gourmet burgers for the Stock Burger Co restaurant chain. 

Television presenter and farmer Adam Henson is supporting the Meaty Issues campaign
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£260m-worth of beef thrown out every year

More than 34,000 tonnes of beef is thrown away in Britain every year, according to figures released by Love Food Hate Waste. This is the equivalent of 300 million beef burgers or £260 million.

Is steak the food of love?
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Steak revealed as the number one dish on Valentine’s Day

A new study has revealed that steak is the most sought-after dish on Valentine's Day. 

Christmas turkey falling out of favour, says study

Research from online restaurant booking platform Bookatable.co.uk has revealed that the traditional Christmas dinner is becoming less popular with Millennials. 

Over half the UK male population suffer from LMS
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Over half the UK male population suffer from Lack of Meat Syndrome

Research conducted by the Sizzling Pubs chain has revealed that, at 53%, over half of the male population suffer from Lack of Meat Syndrome (LMS).

Linden Foods expands horizons

Award-winning Irish meat processor Linden Foods has recently launched a new premium brand for the European and US markets.

Melanie Cargill (left) from HCC presented Chris and Colette Rogers with the Welsh Butcher of the Year award at BSOTY Awards 2015
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Welsh butcher looks forward after BSOTY success

After winning the title of Welsh Butcher of the Year at Meat Trades Journal’s Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards 2015, Rogers & Son of Carmarthen is now focusing on launching a steak and gourmet burger bar in Pembrokeshire.

Diamond award winners at the 2015 Q Guild Smithfield Awards at London's Ironmongers Hall. Front with guest presenter Monica Galetti are staff from supreme championship-winning Owton’s Butchers
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Owton's Butchers claims top Q Guild award

Owton’s Butchers in Southampton is the 2015 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards supreme champion. It is the highest honour a Q Butcher can achieve in the annual product evaluation event, open to the Guild’s 110 members nationwide.

Cutting, slicing and dicing feature: A cut above

Whether a major processor or independent, butchers are having to cut meat to satisfy changing consumer demands.

New Guinness Holland’s pie unveiled

Holland’s has launched a Chilled Steak & Guinness Slice into Tesco and Asda stores throughout the UK. 

Frank Albers of Albers GMBH and Jack's Creek Managing Director Patrick Warmoll with the award-winning steak
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World Steak Challenge winner revealed

The winner of the first-ever World Steak Challenge has been unveiled at an event in London.

The world’s best steak is soon to be revealed

We are just days away from the results of the World Steak Challenge.

Steak cuts guide published by AHDB

A new guide to help chefs and foodservice operators maximise their profits from a range of steak cuts and provide menu inspiration has been unveiled by AHDB Beef & Lamb. 

Deadline fast approaching for the World Steak Challenge

There is less than one week left for producers to enter the World Steak Challenge. 

Sausage sales simmer down, but not everyone is concerned

Sausages have been failing to make an impact on the barbecue season, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Test your steak against the best in the world

The World Steak Challenge is now accepting entries, so if you haven’t already entered, then do it quickly to be in with a chance to be named the World’s Best Steak Producer. 

Consumers are favouring quality over price when it comes to barbecue meat.
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Quality overtakes price in barbecue meat selection

Quality is more important than price when it comes to choosing meat for a barbecue. This was one of the findings of a new survey by organic certification body The Soil Association about how consumers choose barbecue meat.

The search is on for world’s best steak!

A new international competition, from the team behind Meat Trades Journal, has been launched - the World Steak Challenge. 

Video: Eblex QSM Excellence Awards 2015

Eblex has crowned the winners of its Quality Standard Mark Excellence Awards, recognising England's Best Sirloin Steak, England's Best Innovative Steak, and England's Best Steak Pie. 

Eblex reveals Best Steak competition results

The winners of ‘England’s Best Sirloin Steak’, ‘England’s Best Innovative Steak’ and ‘England’s Best Steak Pie’ have been revealed at Eblex’s Quality Standard Mark Excellence Awards at Underglobe in London.

Steak tops beef dish poll

A poll conducted ahead of Great British Beef Week (GBBW) has revealed that the nation’s favourite beef dish is steak. However, votes were clearly different depending on your age group.

The burgers are made using a "noodling" technique
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Scottish butcher’s strikes burger deal with Tesco

Perthshire’s Simon Howie butcher’s will launch its steak burgers into 51 Scottish Tesco stores next week.

Steak pie finalists selected

The finalists in this year’s England’s Best Steak Pie 2015 competition have been revealed.

Steak contest finalists announced

The finalists of Eblex’s inaugural ‘England’s Best Sirloin Steak’ competition have been announced after significant interest from businesses.

West Country Beef and Lamb chosen for Tesco’s Finest pies

Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) West Country Beef has been chosen by Tesco for use in its ‘Finest’ range.

Eblex ups the steaks with new competitions

Eblex has launched three competitions for 2015, forming part of the first-ever Eblex Quality Standard Mark Excellence Awards.

Butcher’s reports rise in sales for T-bone steaks

Shropshire butcher’s G N Badley & Sons has reported a resurgence in the T-bone steak with an increase in requests from the foodservice sector.

Sussex farmer creates online farm shop

Entrepreneurial farmer Paul Ross has teamed up with design and branding company L&CO to create “online farm shop” The Marvellous Meat Company.

Aldi set to offer Wagyu steaks

Budget supermarket Aldi will now add Wagyu beef steaks from New Zealand to its growing range of premium meats.  

Holland’s teams with Guinness for new steak pie

Pie and pasty producer Holland’s has teamed up with Guinness to launch a new Steak & Guinness Pie.

Eblex steak guide added to beef box options

Eblex has added a new steak guide to its beef box scheme kit, which is designed to provide farmers with all the resources they need to sell their meat directly to consumers.

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