Best Butcher of the Year winner at the Somerset Life Food and Drink awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 October 2015 | UPDATED: 14:15 09 December 2015
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This award supports and celebrates local independent butchers and recognises their invaluable contribution to Somerset's food scene
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Winner: Pynes of Somerset
Judges said: Judges said the fact that Pynes place such importance on product traceability really attracted them to this nominee. Clearly a very visionary and sympathetic business that not only takes the needs of its customers to heart but also looks after other local businesses, ensuring that sustainability is at the heart of their business overall.
Highly commended: Thorners Wiveliscombe
This previous Somerset Life award winning butchers is right at the heart of the community and is continually recommended for many awards and accolades for its friendly service, great product range and excellent meats for all seasons.
Highly commended: Bonners the Butchers
The business has shown a real passion for its product and its local community. They stood out as wanting to go that step further in providing excellent butchery services.