Institute of Meat and WCB Annual Prize-giving 2019
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