First for Crombie's of Edinburgh

Crombies of Edinburgh are the first in butchers Britain to be audited to the new standards now applying to membership of the prestigious Guild of Q Butchers.

The standards cover quality in every aspect of the business - from meat to meat products, shop appearance and product display, staff knowledge, general hygiene and customer service. Information is required on the sourcing of meat in order to demonstrate support for British produce and beef roasts and steaks require to be properly matured to provide the best possible eating experience.

Both quality and hygiene are audited and graded A-D by the independent organisation EFSIS (European Food Safety Inspection Service) to the most rigorous standards in the meat industry.

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