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Young New Zealand butcher champion learns from Britains finest

New Zealands Young Butcher of the Year has been learning from the best of British as part of a study tour.

Catering butcher rebrands to show DNA

Birtwistles Catering Butchers, part of M J Birtwistle & Co Food Group, has unveiled a new brand identity.

Glastonbury Festival meat supplier has another successful year

Glastonburys main meat supplier, Jon Thorners, has seen out another successful festival as it gets better each year.

National Meat Products Champion crowned

Mike Maloney of Maloneys Country Butchers & Bakers has been crowned National Meat Products Champion 2015.

Champion of Champions 2015 now open for entries

Entries are now open for this years Champion of Champions competition.

Crawshaws plans nationwide growth

The Crawshaws Group has unveiled ambitious long-term plans to significantly grow its business and increase its presence throughout the UK.

Poultry industry adds 300m extra to UK GDP

The affordability of poultry products relative to other foods has helped the industry grow its contribution to UK GDP by 300 million.

Rook & Sons to offer national delivery service

Kent butcher J C Rook & Sons has rolled out a national delivery service through its RooksOnline offering.

TV chef and butcher partnership raises healthy eating awareness

A partnership between Scottish Q Guild butcher S Collins & Son and Irish celebrity chef Adrian Martin has helped raise awareness of healthy eating through a cookery roadshow.

Butcher unveils Plan Bee for store

A butchers shop in Wishaw is to start selling honey alongside its meat after it acquired four beehives, which sit next to the shop.

Two new butchers added to the Q Guild

Two new butchers shop businesses have been awarded membership of the Q Guild.

Pulled pork campaign pays off

Pork shoulder sales leapt in May, suggesting a promotional campaign launched by AHDB Pork is paying off, the trade body claimed.

Butchers see an increase in sales thanks to POS

AHDB Beef & Lamb claims to have helped Quality Standard Mark (QSM) butchers see a rise in sales.

New training opportunity in the beef industry

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has teamed up with the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants (BIAC) in a new scheme designed to educate and inform those involved in the beef industry.

New venison product hits the shelves

Northern Irish butcher ODohertys Fine Meats has launched a new venison product to cater to the rise in popularity of game meats.

Ayrshire school wins design-a-burger competition

Pupils at Greenwood Academy in Ayrshire have won a competition to design a burger.

New Guinness World Record set for sausage making

Scottish butcher Alistair Paul, of A&I Quality Butchers, has set a new Guinness World Record for producing the most sausages in one minute.

Ginger Pig to sell premium charcoal in stores

London butcher The Ginger Pig is to start selling charcoal alongside its meat.

Butcher appointed to Bord Bia panel

Irish butcher Patrick Whelan, of Whelans Butchers and Farmers, is one of seven appointed to the board of Bord Bia to help enable it to extend capacity.

New NFMFT president unveiled at AGM

Jim Sperring has been elected the new president of the National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT), replacing Glossop butcher John Mettrick, who held the role since 2013.

Butchers to aim for Guinness World Record

Two Scottish butchers will go head-to-head in a bid to take the new Guinness World Record title for the most sausages produced in one minute.

Lincolnshire butchers shop gets facelift

An award-winning Lincolnshire butcher has refurbished his flagship store with a state-of-the-art dry-aging cabinet.

Colin Crawshaw steps down as buying director of Crawshaw Group

Colin Crawshaw has stepped down as buying director of independent butchers Crawshaw Group after 40 years in the industry.

Etheringtons Butchery Academy offering Father's Day courses

Etheringtons Butchery Academy is offering range of courses for Fathers Day foodie fans.

NI consumers prefer butchers to supermarkets

Consumers in Northern Ireland believe that meat should be purchased in a butchers shop and not a supermarket.

Buckinghamshire butcher to expand estate

Buckinghamshire butchers Ricky and Emily Jeffrey are to open another shop in the county.

The search to find UKs best butchers shop is on!

The time has come to start Meat Trades Journals annual search for the best butchers and farm shops in the UK. Entries to the Butcher's Shop of the Year competition are now officially open, with 12 categories to enter this year.

Butchers encouraged to get online to grow sales

Butchers are being urged to embrace the digital revolution to engage with customers more.

Competition sizzles at Q Guild BBQ Final

The best BBQ products in the country were recognised at the Q Guild BBQ Final in Coventry.

Success for Welsh butcher in Worldskills competition

North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards has won the Wales heat of the Butchery Worldskills UK National Competition, seeing off his three rivals in a fiercely-contested session.

Yorkshire butcher nominated for building award

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

Britains oldest female butcher plans to keep going

The nation's oldest female butcher has recently turned 83 but has no plans to retire just yet.

Glasgow butcher teams up with Irish TV chef

Muirhead-based award-winning butcher S Collins & Son has lined up rising Irish TV chef Adrian Martin to give cookery classes at six local schools and two fund-raising events this summer.

Robin Hood Championship prizes awarded at Nottinghamshire County Show

The Nottinghamshire Council of Retail Meat Traders celebrated the 21st Robin Hood Championship earlier this month at the Nottinghamshire County Show.

Most creative young butcher in the North West crowned at Dalziel Butchers Show

Jessica Leliuga of Ye Olde Sausage Shop, Oswaldtwistle has been crowned the most creative young butcher in the North West at Dalziels Chorley Butchers Show.

Butchers get ready for National BBQ Week

UK butchers are gearing up for the start of the summer with National BBQ Week 2015.

Fill up on meat at Gloucester Services

Gloucester Services has opened a new southbound site, enabling commuters to get their meat while filling up their car.

Butcher goes viral with shed YouTube channel

A butcher is taking the internet by storm by creating a YouTube channel that shows fans how to hunt, chop and cook animals.

British butchers gear up for Tri-Nations Challenge

The Great British Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge team are getting ready for this years contest.

Butcher issues business warning to government

A butcher set to close her doors for the final time has warned that the industry will be forced to do the same unless the government does more to support small businesses.

BDCI golf day details announced

The Butchers and Drovers Charitable institution (BDCI) has announced details for this years Golf Day.

Scottish Craft Butchers Awards winners revealed

The best haggis, pork sausages, beefburgers and savoury products in Scotland were decided upon last weekend at the 2015 Scottish Craft Butchers Awards.

Lack of butchery apprentices creates skills shortage risk

The meat industry is at risk of a serious skills shortage, according to the managing director of catering butcher Yorkshire Dales Meat Company, who is calling on the new government to implement a clear strategy when it comes to apprenticeships.

Welsh butcher scoops two local awards

Meat Trades Journals Butchers Shop of the Year, Edwards of Conwy, has received two business awards in a local competition.

Meat industry grows green credentials

The meat industry is taking environmental concerns more seriously than ever before.

Conservative Party wins 2015 General Election

The Conservative Party has achieved a majority in the 2015 General Election.

Northern Irish butchers wins innovation accolade

Butchers Hannan Meats has been awarded an Excellence in Innovation at the Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards.

Cattle disease principles agreed

A number of farming and veterinary organisations have agreed three principles on how the next government should tackle cattle disease, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).

Butcher takes literary inspiration for pork pies

A Northern Irish butcher has paid tribute to playwright and poet Oscar Wilde by creating two new pork pies.

AHDB leads bid to establish livestock centre of excellence

The food and livestock industries have backed the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board's (AHDB) bid for a Centre of Excellence in Livestock (CIEL).

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