Butcher’s Shop of the Year finalists unveiled

The finalists for Butcher’s Shop of the Year 2017 have been revealed. 

Following assessment from a panel of expert judges, the finalists for the main categories (below) are now in the second round of judging.

Rod Addy, editor of Meat Trades Journal, said: “The quality of entries for this year’s awards was superb and the judging panel had their work cut out whittling each category down to three finalists. The high level of entries shows that independent butcher’s shop are alive and well in the UK.

“We look forward to awarding the top butchers in the UK, as well as recognising the Butcher’s Shop of the Year 2017.”

This year’s event will take place on Monday 6 November 2017 at etc.venues County Hall in London. To attend and rub shoulders with the best butchers in the land, contact Elizabeth Ellis on 01293 846593 or Elizabeth.Ellis@wrbm.com.

Finalists
Farm Shop of the Year
Essington Farm
Taylors Farm Shop
The Lambing Shed Farm Shop

Food Hall Butchery Business of the Year
Delifonseca Dockside
Fodder
Ludlow Food Centre

Halal Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Javed Quality Halal Meat
Tariq Halal Meat Fulham
Tariq Halal Meat Croydon

Midlands & East of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Aubrey Allen
Kirks Quality Foods
Lakings of Louth Ltd

New Butchery Business of the Year
Blair Drummond Smiddy
Burntisland Butchers
Tom Wood Artisan Butcher

North of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
H E Coward Traditional Butchers
Lishman’s of Ilkley
S J Bebbington Butchers of Chester

Northern Ireland Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Cunninghams Butchers & Food Hall
McAtamney’s Traditional Butchers Ballymena
McAtamney’s Traditional Butchers Coleraine

Online Butchery Business of the Year
Farmison & Co
Turner & George
Walter Rose & Son

Scottish Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Bert Fowlie Family Butcher
Chapman’s Butchers Baillieston
S Collins & Son

South of England Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Andrews Quality Meats
Jesse Smith
Surrey Hills Butchers

Welsh Butcher’s Shop of the Year
Edwards of Conwy
Eynon’s of St Clears
N S James

Young Butcher of the Year
Charlie Davidson - H & J Carnduff The Butchers
Dylan Gillespie - Clogher Valley Meats
James Taylor - Simpsons Butchers

Innovation of the Year
Block & Bottle
Hunters of Kinross
K&G McAtamney

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