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IoM / WCB Annual Awards 2019 date confirmed

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[…]

World Butchers’ Challenge

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[…]

Booker Master Butchers Attend Court Lunch

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[…]


Over a hundred guests gathered yesterday at the Tallow Chandlers Hall, London, for our annual Prize-Giving, which has been awarding individual achievement for more than 25 years. The event celebrates the achievements of butchers, their employers and training providers nationwide. Twelve awards were given in total to prize-winners from a[…]

IoM Master Butcher is 2016 Champion of Champions

Andrew Rook, an accredited IoM Master Butcher produced the overall champion sausage, and said that being crowned the winner was a “sensational feeling”.  The winning sausage, ‘Grandad’s Recipe Pork & Sage’, overcame competition from 20 other award-winning sausages from across the country.