Butchery chain Crawshaw Group has revised its change in pricing following a decline in sales for the first six months of the year.
Wrexham butcher Matthew Edwards has been named as a finalist for the Higher Apprentice of the Year Award at this year’s Apprenticeship Awards Cymru.
Online heritage breed butcher Farmison & Co has produced a number of alternative dinner options for the festive season.
The butchery sector is benefiting from a new piece of technology designed to increase shelf-life and speed up the maturation process of meat.
PGI Welsh Lamb could soon have a more dominant presence on German menus, as trade supplier TransGourmet has added products to its listings.
Butchers across the country are being encouraged to enter the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) Pork awards.
Butchery chain Crawshaws has reported a reduction in its like-for-like sales, although this has been softened by further strengthening of gross margin.
The British Beefeaters took home the best pork sausage title at this year’s World Butchers’ Challenge.
Stuart Thompson of Thompsons of Smithfield has been elected Master of the Worshipful Company of Butchers.
The industry has shown its support and respect after the murder of Polish butcher in Essex, Arkadiusz (Arek) Jozwik.
Some of the best meat in Scotland is receiving a platform to show off as part of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight.
The six butchers representing Great Britain in the World Butchers’ Challenge touched down in Australia over the weekend, ahead of the competition.
Meat Trades Journal is pleased to announce the finalists for the Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards 2016. They are as follows:
The Well Hung Meat Company has launched its branded range of fresh organic meat into the independent retail sector.
The Butchers Q Guild is expanding its corporate membership further by welcoming West Yorkshire-based Cosmos Label into the union.
With just over one week until the World Butchers’ Challenge takes place, it’s time to meet the fourth and final team challenging The British Beefeaters for the title.
Tipperary-based James Whelan Butchers is to launch its own privately certified professional butchery academy this Autumn.
Food luminary Tom Parker Bowles will present the 2017 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards, to be held early in 2017.
Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are preparing for the inaugural All-Ireland Butchery Expo next month.
Two meat-related businesses have been named and shamed on the largest-ever list of businesses that have failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage.
Thatcham Butchers is hoping to be a cut above the rest with the installation of its Himalayan salt wall.
Cambrian Training Company has named the final six butchers who will be battling it out in the WorldSkills competition.
As The British Beefeaters get ready to for the World Butchers’ Challenge next month, some of the toughest competition is bound to come from New Zealand’s Pure South Sharp Blacks.
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.
Croots Farm Shop is celebrating the world’s greatest sporting event by launching Croots Rio Sausages.
Jamie Ward’s Traditional Family Butchers has opened its second store in Churchstoke, on the Wales/England border.
Due to overwhelming demand, this year’s entry deadline for Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards 2016 has been extended.
We’ve already introduced you to the British Beef Eaters, who will be representing Great Britain in the World Butchers’ Challenge, but who will they be going up against to be crowned the best in the business?
Entrants for the British Sausage Week competition are now open, as the event returns for its 19th year.
JJ Food Service is showcasing traditional butchery skills in a series of ‘Meat Masterclass’ videos via its social media platforms.
West Yorkshire butcher Lishman’s was joined by hundreds of customers, neighbours and locals to help celebrate its 30th birthday.
North Yorkshire farming and butchery firm Ginger Pig has been shortlisted for Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year, at the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Awards.
The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) has joined forces with other trade associations to express concerns over potential increases to the National Living Wage.
Butcher chain Ginger Pig has opened its newest London shop, its eighth in the city.
The Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI) is calling on golfers in the meat industry to help to raise funds by signing up to participate in this year’s Golf Day.
Mark McArdle (pictured left) has been crowned champion of Wales at the final of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) Butchers’ Club butchery competition at this year’s Royal Welsh Show.
Brendan Anderton Butchers (pictured) in Longridge has been welcomed back into the national Butchers Q Guild, after already holding membership in previous years. The business will join 116 independent butchers across the UK.
The Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage & Products Competition returns to Bradford this year.
The recipients of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales’ (HCC’s) 2016 scholarship have been announced at a reception at the Royal Welsh Show.
A halal butcher’s is to be installed into an Asda branch in High Wycombe as part of a £1.7 million investment.
Forty new jobs are to be created in the north west as the fresh meat and food to go retailer prepares to open two new stores.
Coventry butcher Aubrey Allen has expanded into food to go with the launch of Aubrey Allez - a café and takeaway outlet next door to the company’s butcher’s shop and delicatessen.
Scotch Beef PGI, which is promoted by the Scotch Butchers Club, has been named as one of the official supporters for Team Scotland ahead of this year’s Homeless World Cup 2016.
Hammond Charcuterie is planning to more than quadruple production and set up a dedicated butchery workshop and retail outlet when it moves into new premises in the autumn.
The Q Guild has welcomed poultry producer Caldecott’s as its newest corporate member.
A Premier Butcher gift voucher scheme was launched Wednesday, 6 July at the National Federation of Meat & Food Traders (NFMFT) Members’ Day held in London.
Award-winning Davidsons Specialists Butchers in Aberdeenshire has acquired Royan’s of Elgin in Moray for an undisclosed sum.
The winner of the third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery competition took place in Leeds City College yesterday (Tuesday, 5 July 2016).
The third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery challenge will take place tomorrow at Leeds City College.
Sixteen-year-old Hannah Blakey will be joining the British Beefeaters Team GB as it prepares for the World Butchers’ Challenge.
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