The Institute of Meat


  • 03
    3 October 2017

    10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    467 Denby Dale Rd W, Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3QZ, UK
    467 Denby Dale Rd W, Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3QZ, UK
    Following the success of our 2 day meat quality course which was launched in 2015, we now have dates for the next two courses in 2017.
    The course, aimed at practical people wishing to gain more knowledge on quality issues, highlights the distinction between carcase and meat quality and will explore the factors affecting eating quality from farm to fork. Various quality issues will be identified and the means to reduce or improve these outlined.
    The course will be delivered by Dr Peter Sheard who ran the MSc Meat Science Course at Bristol University for over 20 years and before that worked at the former Meat Research Institute. AHDB Beef & Lamb representatives will also be delivering elements of the course.
    It is a two day course with a full programme of training and networking opportunities. Delegates will be expected to stay for the duration.
    The course is taking place at the following;
    13-14th September
    Ettington Chase, Banbury Road, Ettington, CV37 7NZ
    3-4th October
    Cedar Court Hotel, Denby Dale Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield, WF4 3QZ
    Registration will take place at 10am on the first day, with a start time of 10.30am. The programme will finish around 3pm on the second day.
    The cost of the course if £100 per delegate and this includes over night accommodation, all meals and conference material.
    To book your place please email Places are strictly limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Demand is expected to be high so please book your place early to avoid disappointment. Please indicate your first choice venue and if you are able to attend the alternative option.
  • 04
    4 October 2017

    3:00 PM-12:00 PM
    Plaza Federico Moyua, 5A, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
    Plaza Federico Moyua, 5A, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain

    Visit includes:

    • Visit to Mercabilbao. Guided tour around wholesale fish, vegetable and meat markets
    • Visit to the bodega of Marques del Riscal
    • Visit to Palacios Chorizo Factory
    • Visit to San Millan de Yuso Monastery
    • Visit to Bodegas Franco Españolas in Logroño
    • Visit to intensive breeding beef cattle farm

    Further information can be found on the Members Trips page 

  • 30
    30 October 2017

    All day

    It will take place from Monday 30th October through to Bonfire Night – Sunday 5th November. The event has been designed by Meat Management magazine to replace the usual autumn British Sausage Week