Philip Warren Butchers Q Guild Status for Pennygillam.
Philip Warren Butchers has three shops, two in Launceston, a third in Liskeard. It is the Pennygillam Industrial Estate shop at Dunheved Court, Launceston, which has become a member of the Q Guild.
The business was first established in Launceston in 1880 as a farm shop reckoned to be the oldest in Cornwall. As well as professional butchers, the family are also farmers, rearing and selling indigenous breeds of native British cattle, such as Red and South Devons, Aberdeen Angus, Welsh Blacks, Dexters, Herefords and Galloways.
Philip Warren Butchers has also developed field-to-plate supply partnerships with many other small farmers on the margins of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, and throughout the grasslands of the Tamar Valley in-between. Among them are specialist pig farmers who supply the business with rare breed porkers, including Saddlebacks, Tamworths and Berkshires.
`As well as a progressive and vibrant retail business, we have also built up great relationships with many Michelin star chefs throughout England,` said managing director Ian Warren.
General Manager Of the Q Guild Gordon Newlands stated- Philip warren Butchers have been long standing members of the Q Guild with their Launceston business and we are delighted that this shop has gained the Q Guild mark. Warrens have always been at the forefront of innovation and quality in the meat industry for a very long time and the progress of the business is remarkable indeed. Super to have them on board the Q Guild.