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 [...]
S Collins and Son are famous for their sauces and bangers manufactured at their Lanarkshire shop. The 30 year old firm has picked up award after award for it's sausages - and pies too!! But don't expect Mr Collins, Senior or Junior to let you in on the secret ingredients behind their winning recipes. And as a boost to local farmers - most of the meat served up is locally sourced and 100% SCOTTISH!!! One of the city's most famous butcher's S Collins [...]
When it comes to quality Steak Pies S Collins & Son have it covered. Their Steak Pies were judged for appearance, baking, shape and size, pastry thickness, texture and flavour, filling, steak quality, consistency of gravy, balance of meat to gravy, seasoning, taste and appeal. At the end of the Steak Pie Evaluation organised by the Scottish Federation of Meat Traders the butchers pies turned out to be in the upper crust. More than 150 steak pies were evaluated [...]
Stewart Collins pictured here with farmer Alex Morgan and their prize heifer ''Busby''