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Nesbitt’s Quality Meats Triumph at the Countryside Alliance Awards in London!

Glengormley based Nesbitt’s Quality Meats has been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Butcher category of the prestigious Countryside Alliance Awards for Rural Enterprise at a distinguished ceremony held at the House of Lords in London.

This accolade comes after Nesbitt’s clinched the title of ‘Northern Ireland Rural Enterprise of the Year’ in the Butcher category, earlier this year at the Titanic Belfast, paving the way for their national recognition.

The Countryside Alliance Awards, now celebrating its 17th year, honour businesses that excel in their industry. The butcher category celebrates butchers who are providing that key link between local people and the farms and fields that surround them.  It commends those who have high regard for animal welfare and who put their community on the map through the quality local produce they sell.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Neil Kelly, expressed his delight upon hearing of their national recognition;

“Being highly commended is a testament to the exceptional service, sustainability efforts, customer experience and animal welfare Nesbitt’s Quality Meats deliver.  They are a great ambassador, not only for our Borough, but for the whole of Northern Ireland who they represented so well. I am thrilled to see them recognised on a national stage and commend them for their achievement”.

One of the judges for the Countryside Alliance Awards commented;

“This is a fantastic butcher’s shop that has been serving the community for over 30 years and where they believe in supporting local farmers and promoting sustainable practices. The butchers here are experts in their craft and are always ready to provide helpful hints to satisfy every customer.”

For further details on the Countryside Alliance Awards visit https://www.countryside-alliance.org/campaigns/countryside-alliance-awards