Ron Randall and other food industry figures recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019
Jun11

Ron Randall and other food industry figures recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

Members of the UK meat and food industry have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list. They include Ron Randall,  Professor Ian Lamont Boyd, FRSE, Robin Gourlay, Catherine Mead and Andrew Kemp. Below is a brief profile of each of the recipients … Ron Randall CBE Ron Randall, chairman of Randall Parker Food Group becomes a CBE. Commenting on receiving his honour he told Meat Management: “It was somewhat of a...

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Awards night is to be major industry highlight
Jun03

Awards night is to be major industry highlight

One of the major highlights of the industry calendar is almost upon us as the final countdown to the Meat Management Industry Awards 2019 enters its final phase. Plans for the 2019 Meat Management Industry Awards presentation and ceremony  are now getting their finishing touches. All products have been judged and votes counted, with the results eagerly awaited. The big night is taking place on 27th June at the Hilton Birmingham...

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Wemyss Bay Butcher scoops Scotch Product of the Year for its bacon
May28

Wemyss Bay Butcher scoops Scotch Product of the Year for its bacon

The hard work and passion of Scotland’s top food and drink businesses and retailers has been recognised at this year’s Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards with McCaskie Butchers scooping the prize for Scotch Product of the Year. Competing against extremely stiff competition, Wemyss Bay-based McCaskie Butchers took home the coveted award in recognition of its Unsmoked Back Bacon – a delicious and versatile product that...

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Women In Meat Industry Awards now open
May24

Women In Meat Industry Awards now open

Launched via a brand new website, this year’s annual Women In Meat Industry Awards have opened for nominations and all details can be found at www.womeninmeatawards.com. To nominate a candidate simply click here. Nominations can be made throughout June with a final deadline of 1st July, and finalists will then be publicised in July for final voting via the website. The much anticipated presentations for ten categories will be made...

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Meat Management Industry Awards set as industry’s big night
May15

Meat Management Industry Awards set as industry’s big night

Planning for the meat industry’s big awards night organised by Meat Management magazine is well underway and, as usual, organisers expect a sell-out event on 27th June, when the Meat Management Industry Awards take place in Birmingham. Up to 500 guests are expected to attend the black tie dinner and awards ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, when the industry will celebrate excellence right across the sector. Twenty awards...

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UK’s only entrant in IFFA product competitions wins multiple medals again for his black pudding recipes
May10

UK’s only entrant in IFFA product competitions wins multiple medals again for his black pudding recipes

Craig Thomas of Martin Thomas Butchers in Pattingham Staffordshire was the UK’s only competitor in the DFV (German Meat Association) product competition at IFFA 2019 but returned home triumphant with multiple medals. His winning products were a  traditional black pudding, which achieved a gold medal, a black pudding with apricot that won a silver and he gained a bronze medal for his black pudding with beer – which also won a...

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