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  • Shoppers urged - act now to save our bacon

    A long standing campaigner for the meat industry, John Penny & Sons is urging shoppers to support both British pig farmers and high street butchers to ensure the future of British pork before it’s too late.

    Aug 14 2012, 10:26 AM

  • Great Yorkshire Beef is a hit with Leeds Fashionistas - Harvey Nichols supports local farmers by Beefing up Menu

    Premium Yorkshire beef is taking Leeds’ food lovers by storm as customers dining in Harvey Nichols’ upmarket Fourth Floor Cafe can now get a flavour of top quality beef produced by Yorkshire farmers.

    Jul 02 2012, 12:50 PM

  • Bringing Back Butchers: Campaign to Save the High Street Butcher Launches

    A campaign to save one of our national treasures, the High Street Butcher is launched today by the farmer & wholesaler butcher John Penny & Sons. ‘The Meat Crusade’ aims to put quality butchers’ meat back on the British dinner tables.

    Feb 14 2012, 12:00 AM

  • Local Butchers help cut the cost of Christmas

    Festive food on a budget doesn’t mean scrimping on the cut of meat or doing away with the trimmings. For Yorkshire farmer and meat wholesaler, John Penny and Sons it’s about going back to your local butcher.

    Nov 30 2011, 3:28 PM

  • British Butchers’ meat voted best

    Visitors to the John Penny and Sons stand at Harrogate’s Countryside Live let their taste buds do the talking this weekend. In a blind taste test over 1500 consumers were offered cold cuts of beef topside from John Penny and meat which had been reared using mass production techniques.

    Oct 26 2011, 2:20 PM

  • Yorkshire meat eaters to take the taste challenge

    Think that you have to pay more for fuller flavoured meat? Think that the meat’s flavour can only be improved by way it is cooked? Think again says one Yorkshire meat wholesaler which will give this year’s Countryside Live visitors the tastebud test.

    Oct 21 2011, 9:40 AM

  • Q Guild members enjoy an action packed day at Low Green Farm!

    Members of the North East & North West region of the Q Guild had a monthly meeting with difference at John Penny and Sons on Wednesday 27 July.

    Aug 09 2011, 3:20 PM

  • The Meat Crusade invades the Great Yorkshire Show

    John Penny & Sons and celebrity chef Jonathon Davies joined forces at the Great Yorkshire Show to bring their campaign - Quest for Best: The Meat Crusade - to consumers for the first time.

    Jul 18 2011, 3:35 PM

  • National campaign aims to put red meat firmly back on the menu

    Two Yorkshire enterprises have launched a national campaign to bring the buzz back into eating red meat. Quest for Best: The Meat Crusade aims to change buying habits and get consumers to think differently about the meat they buy and where they buy it.

    Jun 22 2011, 2:45 PM

  • Join the Quest for Best with The Meat Crusade!

    John Penny & Sons are proud to announce an exciting new partnership with local celebrity chef, Jonathon Davies.

    Mar 30 2011, 10:25 AM

  • John Penny buys Supreme Beef Champion

    Yorkshire made an impression last weekend at the English Winter Fair at the Staffordshire showground – the biggest show in the country where John Penny & Sons purchased the Supreme Beef Champion and runner-up for their customers for Christmas.

    Nov 29 2010, 11:55 AM

  • Yorkshire Agricultural Society respond to Yorkshire Post Article

    What a good article in yesterday’s Yorkshire Post.  A huge credit to you both for taking the initiative to explain in an understandable manner Penny’s part in the meat food chain.

    Nov 12 2010, 11:51 AM

  • John Penny & Sons invites Yorkshire Post into the abattoir

    Sarah Freeman, features editor of the Yorkshire Post visited John Penny & Sons abattoir and reported her findings today.  She said "I like meat a lot. I like broccoli and carrots too, but I've never once flirted with vegetarianism and have no inclination to start now!"

    Nov 11 2010, 8:59 AM

  • John Penny interviewed in Country Week

    Country Week, the Yorkshire Post weekend supplement interviewed John Penny on his views about animal welfare and the meat industry.

    John was quoted 'Shoppers need to know as much about the abattoir as the farm'

    Nov 06 2010, 12:55 PM

  • John Penny & Sons obtains Quality Standard Mark

    John Penny & Sons has been awarded the Quality Standard Mark for successfully passing the QSM audit for the processing of Quality Standard British Beef and Lamb. 

    Nov 01 2010, 5:12 PM

  • John Penny & Sons Awarded Q Guild Corporate Membership

    Q Guild members have a reputation for unsurpassed product quality, provenance, innovation and customer service and adhere to the highest standards.

    Nov 01 2010, 10:07 AM

  • Jay Rayner visits John Penny & Sons

    Celebrity chef and food critic Jay Rayner visits John Penny to learn about the slaughter process as part of his Hoof to Plate article.

    Jul 08 2010, 11:24 AM

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