Entries by aubreyallen

The Roux Scholarship – History of the competition

The Roux family – who they are and why they have influence – by Lucianne Allen    Look at the Roux family as an oak tree; creating acorns of talent that go on to flourish and in turn influence the food industry. We could talk about how Albert and Michel Roux Snr transformed the English […]

Award-winning Women in Meat – it runs in the family!

Head of HR and granddaughter of Aubrey Allen, Debbie Middleton, was recognised for her fantastic achievements at the 2021 Women in Meat Awards as she was crowned the winner of the Meat Businesswoman Foodservice Award. Debbie’s achievements in her more than 30 years of work at Aubrey Allen are vast, but in recent years she […]


Aubrey Allen attends the first City Meat Lecture

‘The Rightful Place of Meat in the National Diet’ was the topic of the inaugural City Meat Lecture held at Butchers Hall in November 2021. Professor Frédéric Leroy opened the lecture by explaining the scientific flaws in some of the environmental arguments put forward by those who favour plant-based alternatives, lab-cultured meat or the drastic […]

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 […]