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Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Prize-giving 2019

  • Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Prize-giving 2019
  • Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Prize-giving 2019
  • Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Prize-giving 2019
A right Royal CelebrationThe achievements of butchery apprentices, their training providers and employers were celebrated at the IoM annual prize-giving on 21st February, at The Painters Hall, London. 

HRH The Princess Royal presented the awards, in conjunction with IoM Chief Executive, Keith Fisher (MB.Inst.M).

The event was attended by over a hundred guests and is a tradition dating back over a quarter of a century. The overall winner, who won the Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year Award was Jack White from Cranswick Country Foods. Jack took home prize money of £750, the winners trophy and certificate, plus a years membership of the Institute of Meat.

Jonathan Seville from J W Mettrick`s who has been completing his training with Crosby Training achieved the title of Best Abattoir Worker/Apprentice and received his certificate from HRH The Princess Royal.

The other award winners were

Best New Apprentice 2018 - Rosie Masters - Plumpton College - Lydd Butchers
Best Retail Butchery Apprentice - Robert Smith- Crosby Butchery Training - Walter Smiths
Best Independent Retailer Meat Apprentice - Sally Capstick - MEAT Ipswich - Drake and Macefield
Best Multiple Retailer Butchery Apprentice -Dan Tuner - Remit - Morrisons
Best Meat Processing Apprentice - Jack White - Leeds City College - Cranswick
Best Abattoir Worker/Apprentice - Jonathan Seville - Crosby Butchery Training - Mettricks Butchers
Best Poultry Apprentice- Eva Szabo - Poultec - Avara Foods
Best Meat Apprentice - Showing Real Management Potential - Joseph O’Sullivan - Crosby Butchery Training - Booker Group
Lord Graham Endeavour Award - Samuel Newey- ABP - ABP UK Talent Academy
Best Company Training Scheme - ABP UK Talent Academy
Best Meat Training Provider of the Year - MEAT Ipswich Ltd

Further details can be found at Institute of Meat and the Worshipful Company of Butchers


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