Worksop: Welbeck Farm Shop lands top honour at FARMA Awards

The Welbeck Farm Shop has been named Farm Butcher of the Year at the prestigious FARMA Awards
The Welbeck Farm Shop has been named Farm Butcher of the Year at the prestigious FARMA Awards

The Welbeck Farm Shop has been named Farm Butcher of the Year at the prestigious FARMA Awards.

They were also one of five finalists for the Large Farm Shop of the Year award.

For the past 10 years the FARMA awards have showcased the UK’s best food businesses.

Winners are judged on their merits by a panel of industry peers, retail experts and independent judges.

After visiting the Welbeck Farm Shop, one of this year’s judge, commented, “I really could not fault the service that I received.”

“The butchers were professional, knowledgeable and extremely engaging.”

This is not the Welbeck Farm Shop’s first success at the FARMA awards.

In 2013 the Welbeck Farm Shop proudly won the Best on Farm Butchery award, and in 2014 they won the Own & Local award, as well as being finalists for the Farm Retailer of the Year award.

Joe Parente, managing director at Welbeck Farm Shop commented, “It’s great to win this most prestigious award, as we strive constantly as a team to bring the very best in local and quality produce to our customers day in day out.”

“Recognition such as this is wonderful conformation that our goal to be the very best local artisan retailer is ever further down the path of development.”

“I couldn’t be prouder of our fantastic butchers who absolutely deserve every accolade they get.”