The butcher of the month is awarded to the butcher that achieves the highest scores during monthly audits.


An onsite audit is done at all of the registered members shops. The auditor observes practices, paperwork and cleaning of key pieces of equipment. This is done to determine whether the team has an understanding of company Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures. And if they are being compliant.

As a result of this months visits, the joint winners are.

McKay’s Family Butchers and J. MacMahon & Co.

Congratulations your certificates are on their way.


Training Courses


Butchery Excellence offers Chartered Institute of Environmental Health certified training courses. This is especially relevant as the law requires all food outlets to have a food safety management system. Therefore, a knowledge of these procedures is important.


Anyone can learn how to implement these into your own food production by signing up to one of the courses available below.