H Clewlow Butchers from Nantwich in Cheshire has been crowned Supreme Champion at the annual Q Guild BBQ competition.
A waterless steriliser, offering an alternative to hot water for sterilising knives and other tools in cutting plants and abattoirs, has been approved by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and is already attracting considerable interest from the meat industry, according to its inventor.
The UK trounced Germany to claim fifth place in the International Young Butcher Competition, set in the picturesque Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck in Austria, although France came top.
Butchers seeking to showcase their talents at the National Federation of Meat & Food Traders' (NFMFT's) National Meat Products Competition must register entries by close of play on Friday 19 May.
The butchery industry has been told to remain “vigilant” in the face of a scam involving fake utility companies.
The cream of Scottish butchers won recognition for their talent and innovative, high quality products at the Scottish Craft Butchers Trade Fair on 14 May.
Butchers are being encouraged to submit entries for the National Federation of Meat & Food Traders’ (NFMFT) National Meat Products competition, taking place on Wednesday 24 May.
David Todd, of Hugh Phillips Butchers in Swansea, has been making the most of working in a butcher’s and abattoir, leading him to become an award-winning strongman.
Cranswick Country Foods has won permission to extend its pork abattoir in Preston from East Ridings District Council and now plans to use it to build on product development and global trade.
Cranstons plans to complete refurbishment of its Carlisle store in Fisher Street by the end of June.
Yorkshire butcher Brindon Addy promoted local lamb at a butchery workshop at Holmfirth High School, West Yorkshire, last week.
Traditional burgers are as likely to be found on sale in most butchers’ shops as sausages. They are almost a staple on the shopping list for some. Yet sales in the UK and the US are under pressure after several years of booming growth.
Food distributor Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) has appointed former Q Guild general manager Gordon Newlands to help develop its independent butchery and processor customer base.
BBQ trends and influences for 2017 are at the centre of a report delivered by Dalziel Ingredients.
Crawshaw Group plc has announced today (Wednesday 26 April) that it has entered into a “transformational” supply chain partnership with 2 Sisters Food Group.
Time is running out to apply to become part of Team GB and take on the rest of the globe at the World Butchers’ Challenge 2018.
Butchery won big at this year’s Farm Shop & Deli Awards.
Sunderland-based Stirks Butchers is set to branch out into a new venture as it takes over a local pub and converts it into a steakhouse.
An AHDB Beef & Lamb campaign to grow sales of mini roasts has created a £18.6 million (m) halo effect for red meat joints.
Capitalising on the trend towards healthy eating, Northern Irish butcher Pat O’Doherty has developed a new black pudding option.
Seventeen-year-old Hannah Blakey is preparing to jetset to Australia, where she will compete in the Lifeline Young Butcher competition.
Simon Hart, MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, has written to the government requesting an investigation into the collapse of a Carmarthenshire hotel business.
Anthony Kitson of Kitson & Sons Butchers has returned from his visit to Holland’s premier Easter prime cattle highlight, Paasvee, where he was the first British butcher to compete.
The first intake of Trailblazer apprentices have completed their final assessment.
A butcher’s shop in Coalville, north-west Leicestershire, has been ordered to close after Environmental Health Officers found “unacceptable hygiene practices”.
South Shields-based Dicksons Pork Butchers has experienced a substantial decrease in profit for the year ending 30 June 2016, although the company remains positive about the future.
The owner of a Midlands meat processing company has been sentenced to two years for tax fraud.
Malcolm Allan, Scotland’s Family Butcher, is the latest to make the most out of the health trend by introducing two low-fat sausage products.
Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales has unveiled its new board.
Award-winning Tariq Halal butchers has opened its eighth store, in Tooting.
A new poster delivered by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland illustrates the careers available within the Scottish red meat industry.
One of Wales’ top young butchers has flown in from San Francisco with a set of new skills he hopes will help bring innovation to north Wales.
A North Yorkshire butcher will become the first in the UK to take part in Holland’s premier Easter prime showcase, Paasvee 2017, next week.
Prime Minister Theresa May has officially triggered Article 50, signalling the United Kingdom’s intent to exit the European Union.
The UK meat industry has a chance to have its say on sustainability, with the Meat Trades Journal Green Survey now open for submissions.
Welsh butcher’s Hugh Phillips is getting ready for its first deliveries of Gower salt marsh lamb in May/June of this year.
The most skilled butchers in Britain are being sought after to participate in the World Butchers’ Challenge 2018.
Butchers from across Britain made the most of National Butchers’ Week 2017.
Family-operated Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has invested in a compact waste baler, enabling it to improve its recycling capabilities.
Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has begun its search for the 2017 Welsh Butcher of the Year.
The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) has crowned the winners of its National Barbecue Competition.
The WorldSkills Butchery UK Competition has added two new heats this year for butchers to participate in.
Gordon’s Butchers and Fine Foods has been named the winner of our National Butchers’ Week innovation competition.
Butchers should use National Butchers’ Week as a springboard for training staff.
A Leeds City College student has been named as the Apprentice Butcher of the Year 2016 by the York Gild of Butchers.
Puréety Gourmet Flavours has launched a new range of flavourings that it believes will revolutionise the sector.
A Melton Mowbray pork pie won the British Pie Awards, organisers announced on 10 March.
Butchers must pre-register today (10 March) to stand a chance of winning the National Federation of Meat and Food Traders’ (NFMFT’s) National BBQ Competition, which is taking place on Wednesday 15 March.
A Swansea-based butcher is sticking to family tradition by keeping Hugh Phillips Butchers alive.
A Lincolnshire butcher is seeking compensation after the closure of a road led to a decrease in sales.