Meat Management Industry Awards

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You can now enter your products into the Meat Management Industry Awards 2019.

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Take this opportunity to have your voice heard and vote in the Meat Management Industry Awards 2019.

The biggest meat awards celebration of the year is back!

A packed 2017 Meat Management Industry Awards

Britain’s biggest meat industry awards campaign, the Meat Management Industry Awards, is back for 2019, and will culminate in a black-tie dinner on 27th June followed by dancing and celebrations.

Readers can find more information on how to nominate products and vote online for this year’s categories click here.

Meat Management readers can make their views count by voting in ten of the categories: The Catering Butcher Award; Manufacturer of the Year; Best Equipment/Machinery Supplier; Best Trade Organisation; Best Online Business; Multiple Meat Retailer of the Year; Britain’s Best Butcher’s Shop; Training Scheme of the Year; Young Manager of the Year and the Excellence Award.

In addition, manufacturers, processors and retail, as well as catering butchers and foodservice, can now nominate their products online. Organisers expect around 1,000 products or more, so the winners and finalists will be the best of the best. Nominate your product now.

Meat Management Editor Emily Ansell Elfer says: “I think it’s fair to say that our awards are seen as the one to win in the UK meat industry. This position is certainly reflected by the amount and range of product entries, the biggest awards ceremony in the market and the type of companies and organisations that participate.

“Following an excellent reaction to last year’s music and afterparty, we will again include dancing to a live band and we look forward to bringing the industry together again for a night of celebration.”

The 2018 winners were:

  • The Catering Butcher Award: Aubrey Allen Limited
  • Best Trade Organisation: The Worshipful Company of Butchers
  • Best Online Business: Anderton’s Ribble Valley Butchers
  • Best Equipment / Machinery Supplier: Urschel International Limited
  • Training Scheme of the Year: Food & Drink Training & Education Council – Butchery Trailblazer Apprentice Scheme
  • Young Manager of the Year: Holly Miles – Dunbia
  • Britain’s Best Butchers Shop: Archer’s Butchers, Norwich
  • Supermarket /Multiple Meat Retailer of the Year: Marks & Spencer plc
  • Britain’s Best Sausage Award: Country Special Sausage – Owen Taylor & Sons
  • Britain’s Best Burger: Waitrose Easy To Cook Smoky Beef Burgers with Monterey Jack Cheese, Bourbon Sauce & Mini Waffles – Walkers Sausage Co
  • Britain’s Best Meat Pie: Pork Farms Melton Mowbray Pork Pie – Addo Food Group
  • Best Bacon Product: Booker BlackGate Signature Dry Cured Thick Cut Unsmoked Bacon –Direct Table Foods Ltd
  • Best Free From Product: Morrisons Turkey Fajita Stir Fry Kit – Avara Foods
  • Best Poultry Product: Ocado Gold Corn Fed Free Range Chicken – Moy Park Ltd 
  • Best Beef Product: Aldi Specially Selected British Beef Wellington – Linden Foods
  • Best Pork / Pigmeat Product: ASDA Slow Cooked Gammon Joint in Maple Glaze – SV Cuisine / Tulip Ltd
  • Best Lamb Product: Dorset Crown Lamb French Trimmed Rack – ABP Yetminster
  • Best Red Meat Product: Aldi Specially Selected British Beef Wellington – Linden Foods
  • Manufacturer of the Year: Dunbia
  • The Meat Management Excellence Award: Dave Smith, ABP

Best of the UK meat industry honoured at Meat Management Industry Awards 2018

In the company of TV magician and presenter Ben Hanlin, the 2018 Meat Management Industry Awards ceremony brought some of the very top names of the UK meat industry together on 24th May to celebrate excellence and reward the best, as voted for by the readers of Meat Management magazine and judged by industry experts.

Around 400 guests attended the prestigious black-tie Awards Dinner at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole to network and celebrate with the winning companies, products and organisations.

Meat Management Industry Awards 2018 – Video Review

Meat Management Industry Awards – Judging Process

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Award partnership packages include a free table at the Awards dinner, regular free publicity in Meat Management magazine and the online e-magazine edition, a page advertisement plus logo in the Awards magazine and logo in the dinner menu, and at the dinner AV presentation. Our Partners also present the trophy for the category it directly links with. The prestigious Awards magazine can be viewed in digital as well as printed format for a full 12 months, click here.

For more information about becoming an awards partner click here.

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