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  • Boars Head Ceremony 2018 03/12/2018 - Crowds of onlookers, including members of the Institute of Meat and London tourists, enjoyed the annual Boars Head Ceremony in London on Wednesday 28th November, when Liverymen from the Worshipful Company of Butchers, led by this year’s Master, Graham Baker, processed the traditional Boars Head to the new Lord Mayor,[...]
  • 2018 Annual Golden Haggis Awards 29/11/2018 - CEO Keith Fisher had the honour and privilege of being invited to judge the 2018 Annual Golden Haggis Awards which were held at the Oban Distillery in Scotland on Sunday 25th November 2018. Haggis makers from all over Scotland, from Dingwall in the north to Dumfries in the south met[...]
  • IoM / WCB Annual Awards 2019 date confirmed 02/11/2018 - Thursday 21st February 2019 sees the annual Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Awards take place in London which will be a celebration of achievement for outstanding learners, apprentices or providers. This is a great opportunity to nominate your most outstanding learner for a prize at the coveted meat industry awards organised by IoM[...]
  • Congratulations 28/05/2018 - Congratulations to Institute of Meat Accredited Master Butcher Dave Smith on receiving the Award for Excellence at the Meat Management Industry Awards at the Birmingham Metropole
  • World Butchers’ Challenge 29/01/2018 - The Institute of Meat continues to support the World Butchers’ Challenge which is taking place 21st March 2018 in Belfast at IFEX.  The team of six, selected from all over Great Britain, have been regularly honing their butchery skills in readiness for the 12 country challenge.  Some countries that are participating include[...]
  • IoM WCB Annual Prizegiving dates confirmed 28/11/2017 - Thursday 22nd February sees the annual Institute of Meat and WCB Prizegiving take place in London which will be a celebration of achievement for outstanding learners, apprentices or providers. This is a great opportunity to nominate your most outstanding learner for a prize at the coveted meat industry awards organised by IoM[...]
  • Team GB Announced for World Butchers Challenge 29/07/2017 - The British Beefeaters have announced the six butchers who will be representing the country at the World Butchers’ Challenge 2018, in Belfast. Captain Tom Wood said ‘the standards this year were very high’ Members of the team from left to right are: MARK RAMSAY – Falleninch Farm, BRYCE LAWSON – Mcmurchie[...]
  • John Mettrick – First Master Butcher to become NFMFT President 11/07/2017 - At the recent NFMFT AGM and Members Day Derbyshire butcher John Mettrick to took over as President of the National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) from Kent based butcher Jim Sperring at the Federation’s annual meeting held at the CASA hotel, Chesterfield on Sunday 9th July. Following the[...]
  • Booker Master Butchers Attend Court Lunch 30/06/2017 - Charles Wilson CEO of Booker was guest speaker at the recent Court lunch on June 1st (pictured centre with the Master of the WCB, Stuart Thompson). At the invitation of Charles, the recently awarded Master Butchers from Booker were also in attendance. See picture where he is flanked by four on each[...]
  • Best of the Best battle for a place on Team GB 06/06/2017 - Finalists from across Britain competed at Meatup for the chance to represent their country at the prestigious World Butchers Challenge next year. The event, which takes place in Belfast from 20-22 March 2018, will see teams from Great Britain, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Greece and France pushing[...]