Butchery events

Get involved in one of MTJ’s butchery events. These events celebrate the craft of butchery, everything from online butchery businesses to championing innovative product flavours. By getting involved you will raise your profile in your community, reward your team’s hard work and celebrate your own success.

Butcher’s Shop of the Year 

The Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards is truly national and unique. Over the last 23 years, it has built a solid reputation for recognising and celebrating excellence, innovation and quality in the UK’s butchery industry. It takes place every November.

Champion of Champions

This is the nation’s premier sausage competition running for over 30 years. It recognises the best sausage making across the UK and celebrates all the great things about sausages, from their ingredients to unique flavour combinations. Butchers qualify by winning one of the many prestigious regional sausage competitions run throughout the year.