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The Smithfield Awards

We butchers love to pit our wits against one another to see who has the best pie, or sausage or innovative product. It’s a meat thing and it goes on all over the world. Just take a look at the barbecue competitions in the US. Q Guild Butchers  (there’s around 130 independent butchers shops who […]

The Great Horsemeat Scandal

What a crazy few weeks we have seen in the meat industry with horsemeat in manufactured products in supermarkets. No doubt this will have reached the institutions – schools, hospitals, canteens, nursing homes etc – as well. I am a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, an old established organisation, set up around 1000 […]