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Meat Business Women to host London networking event

Tickets are now available for Meat Business Womens third networking event on Wednesday 25 May.

Norfolk butcher named Retailer of the Year

Arthur Howell butchers shop in Norfolk took home a hat-trick at this years Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

National Meat Products Competition Supreme Champion crowned

Craig Finch of Craig Finch Butchers in Harborne, Birmingham, has won the Supreme Champion accolade at this years National Meat Products Competition.

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 Britains BBQ champion.

London hotel benefits from NI meat supplier

Northern Irish meat producer, Hannan Meats, has helped a London hotel find success.

Keith Fisher retires from AHDB

AHDB master butcher advisor Keith Fisher has retired from the levy board after dedicating over 40 years to the meat industry.

Q Guild welcomes back Derbyshire butcher JW Mettrick & Son

JW Mettrick & Son of Glossop is the latest to join the Q Guild, an industry body representing the nations top independent butchers.

Local butchers helps Cornish speciality store find feet

Launceston-based Philip Warren and Son is set to head up the butchery section at the countys new Great Cornish Food Store.

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.

Etheringtons Pasties awarded national food-safety standard

Cornish-based Etheringtons Pasties has been awarded with a Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA) accreditation.

Butcherys best to gather at Foodex 2016

The nations best young butchery talent is to be showcased at this years Foodex.

British butcher makes waves across the pond

A Balham-based butcher has been chosen as the face of the Premier League in the US.

The Ginger Pig expands empire

Butchery chain the Ginger Pig is set to open its eighth butchers shop in London, after securing a site in Wanstead High Street, North East London.

Shropshire butcher celebrates 40th anniversary in style

G N Badley & Sons in Telford, Shropshire, experienced a boom in sales during the last month after reaching a landmark anniversary.

Dicksons Pork Butchers grows operating profit, looks to the future

Butchery chain Dicksons experienced solid growth for the financial year ended 30 June 2015. Overall turnover for the business grew by 12.74%, leading to an increased operating profit of 14.48%.

Northern Irish butchers dominate burger and sausage competition

The first All-Ireland Sausage and Burger Championships for family butchery businesses saw seven out of the 12 categories won by Northern Irish Butchers.

Butcher finalists prepare for Farm Shop & Deli Awards

The five butchers shops that have been announced as finalists in the butchery category at the 2016 Farm Shop & Deli Awards have been busy finalising preparations. The winner will be announced on Monday 18 April, in conjunction with Foodex.

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.

World Butchers Challenge Team GB announced

The six butchers representing Great Britain in the World Butchers Challenge have been unveiled.

Livestock industrys young talent showcased

More than 140 young farmers between the ages of eight and 24 demonstrated their abilities at the National Young Stars from 23-24 March at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern.

Q Guild launches new initiative

The Q Guild has launched a new Product of the Month initiative.

Butchery Trailblazer Scheme launches in London

The government-backed Butchery Trailblazer Apprenticeship scheme was officially launched in London on 22 March, marking what the Institute of Meat called a new era in butchery.

Support urged for Great British Beef Week

The British beef industry has been called on to help educate consumers about getting the most out of beef products.

Support urged for Great British Beef Week

The British beef industry has been called on to help educate consumers about getting the most out of beef products.

West Country butcher launches premium beef range

A West Country premium catering butcher has launched a new range of Quality Standard Mark (QSM) West Country PGI beef for chefs to assure consumers of provenance and guaranteed eating quality.

Meat industry mourns death

Ian Galloway, chairman of Bridge of Allan-based Scotbeef, has died after a short illness, at the age of 75.

Cheshire lad named best farm shop butcher

A nationwide competition has crowned its 2016 Farm Butcher of the Year champion.

Crawshaws creates 40 new job opportunities

Fresh meat and food-to-go retailer Crawshaws has revealed plans to open two new shops in Warrington and Widnes in mid-April, leading to 40 new jobs.

National Butchers Week hailed as the best yet

Butchers up and down the country last week took advantage of National Butchers Week by showcasing what makes them special.

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Britains sexiest butcher revealed

Twenty-two-year-old Marcus Harrison from Adrian Liveseys Butchers in Preston has been named as Britains sexiest butcher.

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.

Business apologises for gammon labelling error

A Welsh food business has apologised for a labelling error that misled customers about the origin of gammon.

Scotch Beef campaign expected to reach 2.2 million consumers

A new radio campaign from Scotch Beef PGI is expected to reach over 2.2 million Scottish consumers.

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.

Award-winning butcher puts the Bang Bang into bangers

Wiltshire-based butcher Walter Rose & Son is celebrating local boxing champion with a specially designed sausage.

Scotch Crme Eggs make welcome return for Southport butcher

A Southport butcher is making the most the Easter period by reintroducing Scotch Crme Eggs for the third year.

Trailblazer scheme ready to blast off

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

Independent butchers deliver 2.3bn turnover

Independent butchers delivered 2.3bn in turnover and 555m in gross added value in England alone in 2015, according to the latest figures from AHDB Beef & Lamb.

Cumbria pasty beats the pies in awards

An unlikely winner has been crowned at this years British Pie Awards.

Butchery WorldSkills competition returns for second year

The search to find the UKs most talented butcher is back. Now in its second year, the Butchery WorldSkills UK competition hopes to discover the cream of the British butchery industry.

NFMFT calls for beefing up of food fraud penalties

The National Federation of Meat & Food Traders (NFMFT) has said the government should impose stricter penalties on those caught selling illegal meat, as a nationwide crack-down on food crime gets underway.

Leeds City College celebrates women in the butchery industry

To commemorate International Womens Day (Tuesday 8 March), Leeds City College celebrated the success of women in the butchery industry, by showcasing the skilled women who study with the institution.

Getting to know Walter Rose & Son

Meat Trades Journal talks to Walter Rose & Son, an award-winning retail and catering butchers with a long history.

B Smith Packaging awarded Q Guild corporate membership

Worcester-based B Smith Packaging is the latest to be awarded corporate membership to the national Butchers Q Guild.

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 companys on-farm butchery unit.

Corries launches new Himalayan salt product

Northern Irish meat business Corries has developed a Himalayan salt product for cooking at home.

Seventh heaven for Tebay Services apprenticeship scheme

A butchery apprenticeship scheme based at motorway service station Tebay Services has successfully trained up seven young butchers over the past seven years.

Top young butchers to learn new international techniques

Premier Young Butcher 2015 Lucy Crawshaw and competition runner-up Joe Smith will learn cutting edge techniques from Dutch Masters at the World famous SVO specialist Butchery training school in Best, Holland ahead of the International Young Butcher Competition at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany in May.

Edgware welcomes new kosher butcher

The Jewish community of Edgware, north London, is set to get a new kosher butcher arriving on Mowbray Parade imminently, thanks to Australian-born Yitzchok Kleerekoper.

Tulip seeks next generation of butchers

One of the UKs leading food companies, Tulip, is searching for the next generation of butchers, engineers and technical specialists to join what it claims to be its industry-leading apprenticeship programme.

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