Fife butchers scoop gold and silver awards

Success at annual competition
Fife businesses among award winnersFife businesses among award winners
Fife businesses among award winners

Butchers across Fife are celebrating success at their industry’s main awards.

Judges from the Scottish Craft Butchers have honoured a number of local companies with a host of gold and silver awards.

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Judging took place at Forth Valley College just before lockdown, and the winners were announced this week.

Scott Jarron, president, said: “These evaluations always reveal really appealing products that craft butchers make and sell. The superior quality of BBQ and grill products is widely acknowledged by customers and the innovative range comes as a response to consumers becoming more adventurous with their tastes and they are always keen to support local businesses who make their own unique quality products.

“It is always worth going the extra mile for something extra special.”

Pearson Hepburn struck gold with their beef burgers, and took silver for their steak and haggis cheeseburger, and pork, cranberry and apple sausages.

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Gold awards also went to to the Buffalo Farm, Kirkcaldy for its beef steak burger; and buffalo tuscan burger, while it took silver for buffalo steak burger,. and pork and black pudding sausage.

Hugh Black & Sons, Cowdenbeath won gold for its beef burger, pork and chilli sausage.

Andrew Kirk, Cardenden, gained a host of silver awards, which included its quarter-pound steak burger; sweet chilli steak burger, steak burger with mustard and smoked cheese, pork sausages with caramelised onion, and pork sausages with marmalade.

Puddbledub at Auchtertool won silver for its steak burgers, special pork burgers, premium pork sausages and honey and mustard sausages.

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