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Q Guild Finalists in Meat Management Industry Awards 2023

Meat Management Industry Awards 2023 - Finalist Shortlist

The 2023 Meat Management Industry Awards Finalists have now been exclusively revealed, with nine businesses from the Q Guild stable listed

Each year the Meat Management Industry Awards recognise the best manufacturers and producers, suppliers, retailers, individuals and organisations in the UK meat sector, and are voted for by the readers of Meat Management magazine and, plus various product categories judged by experts. Q Guild are delighted to advise that they are represented in over half the categories as listed below. The full list can be found at

The Awards ceremony and black-tie dinner will be taking place on Tuesday evening 12th September at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and will be hosted by comedian and novelist Mark Watson.

Category Name (#of finalists in that category)

Q Guild member business name

The Catering Butcher Award ( 6 ) :

Aubrey Allen Ltd

Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd

Best Online Business (6):

Cranstons Butcher & Maker

Blackwells Butchers

Simpsons Butchers

Young Manager of the Year (4):

Ira Collier – Dales Traditional Butchers

Britain’s Best Butchers Shop (4) :

Ellisons Butchers

Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd

Britain’s Best Meat Pie (6):

Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie – Ginger Butchers

Steak & Stilton Pie – Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd

St George’s Steak & Ale Pie – Lidgate Butchers

Best Free From Product (6):

Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie – Lidgate Butchers

Best Lamb Product (6):

3 Bone French Trim Rack of Lamb – Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd