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Butchers benefit from National Butchers' Week 2017

Butchers from across Britain made the most of National Butchers’ Week 2017. 

Foodservice firm acquired by Danish Crown UK

Nottingham-based foodservice company Leivers Brothers has been acquired by Danish Crown UK for an undisclosed fee. 

Top comedian to entertain at Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017

Stand-up comedian Alfie Moore has been revealed as the entertainment at this year’s Meat & Poultry Processing Awards (MPPA). 

Crawshaws returns to value offering sales growth

The Crawshaw Group’s change in pricing and range has paid dividends for the butchery chain, with a sales and footfall increase. 

Meat & Poultry Processing Awards deadline approaches

Time is running out to put an entry forward for Meat Trades Journal’s Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017. 

Manchester takeaway fined for substituting meat

A Rochdale takeaway restaurant has been hit with a £6,000 fine after being found guilty of substituting meat in meals. 

JJ Food Service boosts seafood customer base

In an effort to increase its presence within the seafood category, JJ Food Service has purchased Sykes Seafoods local delivery operation, based out of Sykes, Manchester. 

Trainee chefs receive hands-on learning from top butchers

WH Frost Butchers of Manchester and meat wholesaler Hartshead Meats of Lancashire, both Q Guild members, teamed up to deliver an educational programme to catering students. 

James Martin’s staff trained in meat knowledge

Staff members at James Martin’s Manchester restaurant have become the first in the North West to be trained in meat knowledge and quality. 

Moy Park wins big at Meat & Poultry Processing Awards

Moy Park scored a hat-trick of victories at this year’s Meat & Poultry Processing Awards.

Yitzchok Kleerekoper is set to open new kosher butcher, Pulkele in Edgware, north London
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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. 

Chicken restaurant seeks crowdfunding investment

H.en, the chicken shop concept, is looking to raise £100,000 by crowdfunding with Crowdcube.

Deadline for M&PPA 2016 approaches

Processors have until next Friday, 20 November, to enter the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2016. 

Fast food chains targeted for Living Wage protests

Fast food chains including McDonald’s and Burger King will face protests from members of the GMB union about the Living Wage today.  


Holland’s Pies makes charitable Christmas gesture

Holland’s Pies will donate 100 pies to Manchester charity The Booth Centre to help feed the homeless this Christmas.

Smithfield award-winning butchers revealed

The recipients of the Smithfield Awards were announced at Butcher’s Hall yesterday, with the Supreme Champion title won by a Manchester butcher.

Radio station runs contest to coincide with British Sausage Week

Radio station XFM Manchester is running a sausage competition throughout British Sausage Week, which will see winners receive their height in sausages.

Deadline looming for meat and poultry awards

Processing companies across the meat sector are being urged to polish up their entries for one of the UK’s most prestigious competitions.

Roar meat: Katy Perry feasts on racks of lamb from Manchester butcher

Manchester butcher’s W H Frost found themselves preparing racks of lamb for Katy Perry yesterday (20 May) before her show at the Phones 4U Arena.

Black pudding firm to double capacity with £1.4m spend

The Bury Black Pudding Company has the capacity to double its production and is targeting overseas markets after a £1.4m investment programme.

Butchers’ ball raises £500 for charity

The 2014 Bolton & District Butchers annual ball took place at Rivington Hall Barn in Bolton, raising over £500 for two local charities.

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