UK’s most skillful butcher named
Dec04

UK’s most skillful butcher named

Absolutely thrilled and flabbergasted was the reaction of Stafford butcher Stefan Rice after winning the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition final at the weekend. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Stefan, 35, from Cannock, who works for A. Hindle and Son, Stafford, edged out five rival butchers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland to take the coveted title at WorldSkills UK LIVE, held at the NEC Birmingham. The finalists...

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1000th NFST scholarship awarded
Dec02

1000th NFST scholarship awarded

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust (NFST) awarded its 1000th scholarship at the 2019 Nuffield Farming Conference, held at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire. The 1000th scholarship was amongst those presented to  the 2020 NFST Scholars who received their awards from HRH The Duke of Gloucester, the charity’s patron. “Since 1947 the NFST Scholars have travelled the world learning about new ideas and technologies that can...

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Scottish butchery talent celebrated at National Training Awards
Nov25

Scottish butchery talent celebrated at National Training Awards

Six butchers from across Scotland have been recognised for their skills and progression in the Scottish Craft Butcher Training Awards. The awards, sponsored by the Scotch Butchers Club run by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), are in their fourth year. They recognise the efforts of young people to develop their butchery skills throughout their careers, as well as those who offer support along...

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Women in Meat Industry Awards 2019 film and photo gallery now live
Nov22

Women in Meat Industry Awards 2019 film and photo gallery now live

The glamour, atmosphere and fun of the recent 2019 Women In Meat Industry Awards dinner and presentation ceremony has been captured on film and is now available to view here or by clicking on the image below.   The celebration dinner saw a wealth of female talent and, on the night, ten categories were recognised including the Meat Businesswoman of the Year Award, which this year went to Lucianne Allen of Aubrey Allen. Almost...

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Winners of 2019 Women In Meat Industry Awards revealed
Nov15

Winners of 2019 Women In Meat Industry Awards revealed

The winners of the 2019 Women In Meat Industry Awards have been honoured at a black tie dinner and awards ceremony at the five star Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London. Broadcaster and radio presenter, Katie Derham, presented the 10 winners with their trophies and certificates. The event rewards outstanding female talent across the UK meat sector and attracted nearly 7,000 votes for finalists this year. The Awards are driven by...

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New venue for MM Meat Industry Awards 2020
Nov13

New venue for MM Meat Industry Awards 2020

The biggest Awards event serving the UK meat industry is to get a face lift in 2020. The Meat Management Industry Awards Ceremony and Dinner is to move to the Vox, located within Resorts World, adjacent to the NEC in Birmingham, with the ceremony taking place on July 2nd. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Organiser of the Awards Emma Cash commented: “For some years now we have staged this premier meat industry event at the Hilton...

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