Competitions

 

NFMFT National Meat Products Competition 2016

   

CRAIG FINCH scoops the double!

To scoop one major title at a national event is cause for celebration, but Craig Finch scored a double when he was awarded both the Supreme Product Champion and Supreme Sausage Champion titles for his superb pork and leek sausage at the NFMFT National Meat Products Competition held at Foodex recently.

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Craig acceptiing his Supreme award from  NFMFT President Jim Sperring (left) and Eric Dodd of Windsor Food Machinery Limited (sponsors) 

It was a bumper turnout at this year's event, organised by the National Federation of Meat & Food Traders with 48 butchers travelling from as far afield as Ireland to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham to showcase a dazzling array of 382 products for judges to evaluate.

it was a feast for the taste buds with entrants demonstrating their skills across 19 categories winning 150 Gold, 144 Silver and 54 Bronze awards.

   

Supreme Champion

Craig Finch - Craig Finch Butchers
Pork & Leek Sausage  

Sausage Champion

Craig Finch - Craig Finch Butchers
Pork & Leek Sausage

Category Winners  

 

Traditional Pork Sausage

Michael F Kennedy - F E Kennedy & Son Ltd

Pork Speciality Sausage Craig Finch - Craig Finch Butchers 
 Meat Speciality Sausage

Michael F Kennedy - F E Kennedy & Son Ltd

Back Bacon

Philip Cripps- Greens of Pangbourne

Streaky Bacon

Martin Wilkinson - Angus Quality Butchers

Bacon Joint

Seamus Hegarty - Lisduff Fine Foods

 Pork Pie

Allan Bennett - Alan Bennett Ltd

 Meat in Pastry

Robin Maycock - Robin Maycock & Family Butchers & Bakers

 Specialty Hot Eating Pie

 Kate Tomkinson - Cheshire Pie Company Ltd

 Speciality Cold Eating Pie

Richard Taylor - Owen Taylor & Sons

 Meat Pasty

Robin Maycock - Robin Maycock & Family Butchers & Bakers

 Sausage Roll

 Kieran Meehan - Clogher Valley Meats

 Beef Burger

Philip Cripps- Greens of Pangbourne

 Meat Speciality Burger

 Paul Clark - George H Pickins

 Black Pudding

Andrew Holt - The Real Lancashire Black Pudding Co

White Pudding

Mark Harrison - M Harrison Butcher

 Ready Meal

 Stephen Robinson - Robinsons Butchers & Delicatessen

Charcuterie David Lishman - Lishmans of Ilkley
Scotch Egg Robin Maycock - Robin Maycock & Family Butchers & Bakers

  

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

    

 

Gold Winners

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 Silver Winners

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Bronze Winners

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MICHAEL KENNEDY TRADITIONAL PORK SAUSAGE CATEGORY WINNER

           CB May Foodex 2016 Michael Kennedy TPS

Michael Kennedy with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Michael Rawsthorne of IFI (sponsors)

CRAIG FINCH PORK SPECIALITY SAUSAGE CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Craig Finch PSS

Craig Finch with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Michael Rawsthorne of IFI (sponsors)         

MICHAEL KENNEDY MEAT SPECIALITY SAUSAGE CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Michael Kennedy MSS

Michael Kennedy with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Ian Wright of W R Wright (sponsors) 

ALLAN BENNETT PORK PIE CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Allan Bennett PP

Allan Bennett and Steven Bennett with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Sat Lola of William Jones Packaging (sponsors) 

ROBIN MAYCOCK MEAT IN PASTRY CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Robin Maycock MIP

Robin Maycock (far right) with Emily Maycock and (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and George McGhee of Watco (sponsors)

KATE TOMKINSON SPECIALITY HOT EATING PIE CATEGORY WINNER    

            CB May Foodex 2016 Kate Tomkinson SHEP

Kate Tomkinson with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Steve Derrick of Lucas Ingredients (sponsors)
           

RICHARD TAYLOR SPECIALITY COLD EATING PIE CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Richard Taylor SCEP

Richard Taylor with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Steve Derrick of Lucas Ingredients (sponsors)

ROBIN MAYCOCK MEAT PASTY CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Robin Maycock MP

Emily Maycock with (centre) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and (right) George McGhee of Watco (sponsors)

KIERAN MEEHAN SAUSAGE ROLL CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Kieran Meehan SR

Keiran Meehan with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and (right) Julie Croker of Angel Refridgeration (sponsors)

DAVID LISHMAN CHARCUTERIE CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 David Lishman CH

David Lishman and Emma Lishman with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and (right) Julie Croker of Angel Refridgeration (sponsors)

PHILIP CRIPPS BEEF BURGER CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Philip Cripps BB

Philip Cripps with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Jeff Langton of Middleton Foods (sponsors)

PAUL CLARK MEAT SPECIALITY BURGER CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Paul Clark MSB

Paul Clark with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Jeff Langton of Middleton Foods (sponsors)

MARK HARRISON WHITE PUDDING CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Mark Harrison WP

Mark Harrison with Jim Sperring NFMFT President

MARTIN WILKINSON STREAKY BACON CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Martin Wilkinson SB 2

Martin Wilkinson with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and John Gallagher of McDonnells (sponsors)

PHILIP CRIPPS BACK BACON CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Philip Cripps BBCN

Philip Cripps with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President presenting on behalf of Tican Chilled (sponsors)

SEAMUS HEGARTY GAMMON JOINT CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Seamus Hegarty GJ

Seamus Hegarty with Jim Sperring NFMFT President presenting on behalf of Tican Chilled (sponsors)

STEPHEN ROBINSON READY MEAL CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Stephen Robinson RM

Stephen Robinson with (left) Jim Sperring NFMFT President and Michael Rawsthorne of IFI (sponsors)

ROBIN MAYCOCK SCOTCH EGG CATEGORY WINNER

            CB May Foodex 2016 Robin Maycock SE

Robin Maycock and Emily Maycock with (centre) Jim Sperring NFMFT President