Entries by aubreyallen

A win for Aubrey Allen at industry led awards

Warwickshire based family business Aubrey Allen have been crowned National Catering Butcher 2020. Aubrey Allen, who earlier this year won Chef’s favourite Butcher have succeeded again. This time in an industry led event – Meat Management Industry Awards . The awards, which took place virtually on Tuesday night, recognise the best in the business. Aubrey […]

Aubrey Allen Training Academy is distinctly a cut above the rest

Aubrey Allen Training Academy is distinctly a cut above the rest   Aubrey Allen family business in Coventry, have put four of their senior butchers through the Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme for advanced butchery, with them all achieving distinction in practical butchery. Aubrey Allen, who started in Coventry in 1933, have invested heavily in training […]

National catering butchers, Aubrey Allen are celebrating once again!

National catering butchers, Aubrey Allen are celebrating once again! Aubrey Allen Butchers, established in Coventry in 1933 is no stranger to recognition for their business success and on Friday 15th November at the Royal Garden Hotel London, Lucianne Allen, Aubrey’s grand-daughter, scooped two Women in Meat Industry Awards! Lucianne, a former barrister, was nominated by an […]

Butchers scoop two Midlands Business Awards

 Award winning family Butcher, Aubrey Allen, scooped two awards at the Coventry Business Excellence Awards 2019. The awards, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on the 19th September represented the most inspiring businesses in the region. Aubrey Allen were finalists in three categories; they won Family Business of the Year for the 2nd year […]

Free Range for more gains

Free Range For More Gains   Hands up all of you who only ever purchase free range eggs? Would you even dare to go up to the farm shop till or supermarket checkout with anything other than free range, for fear of being labelled as someone who does not care about the plight of the […]

The mythical English bacon sandwich

The English Bacon Sandwich is almost as rarely glimpsed as a dodo riding a unicorn on a visit to see the Lochness monster. Bacon, the iconic landmark on an English breakfast. A celebration in a patriotic proud manner of all that England stands for. Implied, is that we can achieve anything, face the challenges of […]

Science fiction becomes science

It’s the Year 2084; Science fiction becomes science. 2 July 2084 A family drive in their electric car, down the old Banbury road that weaves mysteriously between acres and acres of hydroponic laboratory facilities, the solar panel roofs glistening in the sunlight as the masses of greenhouses provide an obscure and obscured view. Children jostling […]

Why we don’t surrender to tender

That just about sums up how I feel about tenders. The excitement mounts as the deliciously attractive headline figures reach your inbox promising a wonderful partnership with a multi-site national brand looking for someone who understands provenance and consistency. It sounds good doesn’t it? The buzz around a sales office as figures are banded about. […]

Bullshit of Breeds

The average size of a single breed herd in England is 28-50 and yet to provide just 8 fillets per week from one farm to a restaurant requires one farm to have 600 cattle. Curious? Read on… There is more Aberdeen Angus beef sold in this country than is ever produced. Belted Galloway graces more […]