Local butchers S Collins & Son have won a number of top prizes for their products in the Q Guild’s 2010 Smithfield Awards. The awards are among the most highly coveted in the meat industry and a true indication of excellence. More than 500 products from Q members throughout the UK were assessed by an independent panel of experts in Perth. S Collins & Son Butchers won an impressive one Gold, four Silver and three Bronze awards. The Gold award was [...]
S Collins & Son have again tasted success in the Butcher Shop of the Year competition 2010, held in the Sheraton Mayfair Hotel in London on Tuesday 09/11/10. The family run butchers from Muirhead, was placed Runner Up in the prestigious competition for the second year in a row!! The Muirhead butchers impressed the judges in the competition that attracted over 100 entries from all over Scotland. Judges from the meat trade, catering, media and consumer sectors evaluated the shops in [...]
Butcher Stewart Collins has proven that when it comes to innovation in sausage production he is up there with the best. He received a Gold Award when the 2010 Scottish Sliced Sausage Plus Evaluation awards were handed out at Garfield House Hotel, Stepps on Tuesday night (5/10/10). The judges were retired butchers and interested young foodies, like the sausages a balanced blend! With not a drop of brown sauce or an egg in sight, they savoured Scotland’s finest slices. The evaluation [...]
Visiting our Christmas turkeys in the autumn, a family run farm near Dunlop in Ayshire. These are truly free range and Scottish!!
We are at present undergoing an extensive re-fit and re-development. The shop will remain open for ''BUSINESS AS USUAL'' throughout this period. The work will be completed by 30/07/10 and we apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. We would like to thank all our customers for their patience, understanding and continued custom throughout this period. Many thanks again!!!!
We have been busy over the last couple of months visiting local Slimming World Classes. We provide hot tasters of our successful Slimming World Range for the classes to sample. If you are interested in a visit from us please call!!!
The judging for this annual event will take place on Thursday 27/05/10, in the Home Economics Department at the High School. If last year is anything to go on this year will be equally tough on the judges. The standards were extremely high, and the results were very close. Good luck to all the contestants!!!
S Collins & Son of Muirhead scooped two awards at this year's World Pie Championships. The award winning Butcher picked up a Gold Medal for their tasty home-made Scotch Pie and a Runner - Up for their infamous Forfar Bridie. Stewart commented 'We have perfected our recipe over the last 20 years and only use the choicest cuts and best seasonings to give our customers a tasty and wholesome pie'
S Collins & Son have tasted success in the Butcher Shop of the Year competition 2009, held in the Sheraton Mayfair Hotel in London on Tuesday 17/11/09. The family run butchers from Muirhead, was placed Runner Up in the prestigious competition. The Muirhead butchers impressed the judges in the competition that attracted over 100 entries from all over Scotland. Judges from the meat trade, catering, media and consumer sectors evaluated the shops in the event which was organised by the The [...]