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Meat Management Industry Awards 2017

Our High Peak Lamb Burger & Traditional Pork Sausage did it again!!

In the company of stand-up comedian and performer Miles Jupp, the 2017 Meat Management Industry Awards ceremony brought some of the very top names of the UK meat industry together on Wednesday 28th June to celebrate excellence and reward the best, as voted for by the readers of Meat Management magazine and judged by industry experts.
Around 400 guests attended the prestigious black-tie Awards Dinner at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole to network and celebrate with the winning companies, products and organisations.
With tough competition we were over the moon to be highly commended with our High Peak Lamb Burger in the Britain’s Best Burger category & getting to the finals with our Traditional Pork Sausage in the Britain’s Best sausage category.
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John Mettrick - Fellow of the Institute of Meat

The great and the good of the meat industry came together this week to recognise and reward the winners of the Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers Awards.

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RSPCA Good Business Awards

Mettrick's were finalists in the recent RSPCA Good Business awards for going the extra mile for animal welfare.
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Best Steak Pie Finalist

Mettrick's secired their places in the final of the Eblex Best Steak Pie competition, with both their 'Steak and Ale' and 'Steak and Peppercorn' pies.
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North West Banger Champions 2012

Mettrick's has been announced as the North West winner of the British sausage week’s national banger competition, with its Manchester sausage entry.

We received the coveted "British Banger Award" from this year’s King of Sizzle and legendary stand-up star Al Murray after a fierce cook off final in Manchester.

The Manchester sausage is a traditional pork with nutmeg and mace.  It was first mentioned in an 18th Century Recipe book and believed to have originated as a result of the early Nutmeg trade into Manchester.


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Countryside Alliance Awards 2012 - Champion Butcher

Now in their eighth year, these awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce and skills through small hard-working businesses.

Selected by a small judging panel, the champions for 2012 were decided across five categories with Mettrick's triumphing in the Butcher category.

The criteria for selected butchers included whether animal welfare was a priority, keeping traditional butchery skills alive and if they go the extra mile to support the local farming community.

And if you know Mettrick's, you'll know we stick to all these principles ongoing. 

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National Sausage Week Legendary Banger Finalists, 2011

Mettricks were regional finalists in the legendary sausage competition with  North West Champion Sausage; the pork with lemon marmalade & cracked black pepper.


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British Pie Awards 2010

British Pie Awards 2010
Best Best Football Pie


Steak & Potato Pie
(Available at Glossop North End FC)

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Mettrick's Crowned "Best Traditional Business" 2010

At the Countryside Alliance Awards, Mettrick's were crowned Best Traditional business in April, 2010.
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John Mettrick awarded title of 'Master Butcher' by HRH Princess Anne

John Mettrick has been awarded the title "Master Butcher", one of only ten accolades in the UK. 

The title recognises John's commitment to mastering the art of butchery to an exceptional standard. 

When giving the award, particular Mention was given to Johns commitment & understanding of the Supply chain, and his close relationship with all elements of the supply process from farm to customer.

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