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Amy’s a Top Apprentice

Amy Stead, an up-and-coming 21-year-old butcher at Drake & Macefield in Otley Street, Skipton, has been selected as Apprentice of the Month by one of the UK meat industry’s leading training providers. Amy, of Earby, is undertaking her NVQ Level 2 in Meat & Poultry Processing, run by the butchery school at M.E.A.T. (Ipswich) in […]

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More gold awards

We’ve managed to win a haul of gold awards in the national Q Guild’s 2009 Smithfield Awards, two for our traditional pork sausage one for stuffed pork loin and a Christmas special. The Smithfield Awards, held in London, are among the most highly coveted in the meat industry and a true indication of excellence. More […]

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Q GUILD MEMBERSHIP ENDORSES QUALITY Television chef and food author Lesley Waters is helping with a major branding exercise to lift the profile of the Q Guild, the organisation that represents some of the best butchers in Britain, including Drake & Macefield. Lesley is devising a series of seasonal recipes for promotion in Q butcher […]

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