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International Young Butcher Competition

Report by National Craft Butchers Team UK’s James Gracey returned yesterday having out performed other elite European young butchers from Austria, France, Germany, Holland and Switzerland, finishing in the top three in the Roast’s category of the finals of the International Young Butcher Competition last weekend at the IFFA exhibition[…]

Institute of Meat visits British Veterinary School

Members of the Institute of Meat (IoM) recently undertook a private visit and tour to the abattoir and research facilities at Bristol Veterinary School at Langford, part of the University of Bristol.  At the invitation of Claire White, the specialist veterinary manager, the group was shown around the multi species[…]

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[…]