A Highland Perthshire butchers has beefed up its trophy cupboard after receiving a prestigious nationwide award for its prized sausage recipe.
The Blair Atholl butcher at The House of Bruar gained the award for ‘Innovative Sausage’ on the Smithfield Star Awards for its pork and apple sausage.
The House of Bruar’s creation obtained prime marks, beating 5 different UK butchers to safe the highest spot, in addition to the coveted Diamond Award, which was offered to the crew by esteemed restaurateur and Michelin star chef Angela Hartnett OBE.
It is extensively recognised because the meat commerce’s most excessive profile and difficult product analysis.
The Blair Atholl butcher additionally obtained three-star standing – the very best potential ranking – for 5 of its merchandise. These have been the normal breakfast sausage, pork and apple sausage, gluten-free Lincolnshire sausage, steak pie and steak and kidney pie.
Robert Thain from The House of Bruar mentioned: “As a business which really cares about what it does, we’re delighted to have won the Diamond Award and it’s truly special to receive recognition from an esteemed panel of judges.
“Sausages are one of our best sellers – pork and apple is a combination that works beautifully and we’re very proud of the care and attention that goes into making each and every one.”
Organised by the Q Guild of Butchers for greater than 30 years, the awards recognise and reward the UK’s best craft butchery merchandise.
Products are evaluated utilizing a one, two and three-star ranking system by a panel of impartial business judges, with all three-star merchandise in every class then pitched towards every for the class champion Diamond Award.
Q Guild supervisor Gordon Wallace commented: “The standard of entries this year was higher than ever with a 20 per cent increase in the number of products awarded three stars so being crowned best in class, alongside five additional three star awards is no mean feat.
“We were delighted to present The House of Bruar with its awards which are a fantastic endorsement of its products while also helping to raise standards across the board and driving product development in the craft butchery industry.”