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BARBECOA

30th March, 2012
 
BARBECOA BUTCHER'S

The butcher's shop is located underneath BARBECOA restaurant and offers the best of traditional butchery. Staffed by highly trained butchers with years of experience.

Shortly after supply to them commenced,we welcomed Marco Peerdeman, Butchery Manager and Zak Grammer, Assistant Butchery Manager from Barbecoa.

This visit afforded them the opportunity to see the operation of our business with an intensive tour of the factory.

Barbecoa take ...
 
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ALEX JACK (BUTCHERS) LTD, 12 Bridge Street, Stranraer, “ A CUT ABOVE THE REST”

30th January, 2012
 
Ian Jack is celebrating almost 98 years in business and looks well on it!

Ian has been dealing with Peter Robertson (Sales Director) and Sandy Milne (Managing Director) for 25 years and this is certainly worth a celebration.

This long- standing working relationship is built on loyalty, old-fashioned service and of course, consistent quality of products.

When it comes to Beef, Ian only supplies Aberdeen Angus to the Dumfries and Galloway area and this is sourced from Mi ...
 
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ROSLIN BEACH HOTEL

26th October, 2011
 
Nathan (Head Chef) at Roslin Beach Hotel, Thorpe Bay, Essex visited Millers on Thursday 20th October 2011.
Millers have been supplying the Hotel with our beef for a short time and it was nice that Nathan took the time to see our operation here and also to meet us face to face.
The Roslin Beach Hotel is located in the peaceful and beautiful village of Thorpe Bay and boasts a fine view of the Thames Estuary not to mention the enticing dining options that are available.
Contentment and ...
 
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HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS FOOD & DRINK AWARDS 2011

12th September, 2011
 
We are delighted to announce that we have received notification that Millers of Speyside have been shortlisted for the DISTANCE NO OBJECT AWARD in this year's Highland & Islands Food & Drink Awards.

We entered this year because not only are we supplying our products within the UK but we are Exporting to 11 different countries. Namely:

SWEDEN
BELGIUM
HOLLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
ITALY
DENMARK
GREECE
MALTA
MONACO
GHANA

The Award ...
 
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CONGRATULATIONS TO DUNCAN STEWART

27th July, 2011
 
“SENSATIONAL 65 GIVES STUART GLORY”
We are proud and delighted to announce that our colleague, Duncan Stewart (Lairage) has won the PGA EuroPro Tour golf’s ABC Solutions UK Championship.

Scotland's Duncan Stewart compiled a sizzling final round of 65 to win the PGA EuroPro Tour golf's ABC Solutions UK Championship by a single shot in Crewe.

"It's definitely the best moment of my pro career so far, and the round today is up there among the best of my life," said 2 ...
 
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AUBERGE, PLOEGSTEERT, BELGIUM

9th May, 2011
 
This restaurant can be found in Ploegsteert in the area of La Hutte, in Southern Flanders, close to the French Border.

Millers of Speyside are supplying the Auberge restaurant with our Scottish Pork via our customer Distri Carne and this features regulary on their menu due to the quality and taste which they are delighted with.

The restaurant faces the British Memorial to the missing of the Great War. The surrounding woodland area was at the centre of the actions of that war a ...
 
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"ONE BUNGE" VISIT

20th April, 2011
 
Today, we have enjoyed the company of Mr Jong Seo (pictured left) and Mr Hosang Lee of "ONE BUNGE" in Surrey.

One Bunge is a Butchers/Grocers shop, supplying Beef and Pork to restaurants, mini supermarkets and directly to customers.

Millers have been supplying them since the start of the year and regular fresh weekly orders are dispatched.

It was nice of them to take the time to travel such a distance to visit us.

One Bunge is located at 121 Kingst ...
 
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DE CULINAIRE SLAGERIJ, NETHERLANDS

11th April, 2011
 
Cent Kwakernaat and Jos de Vries set up in business together in January 2010.

The idea was to supply their customers with the best produce from around the world (Culinaire). Fine wines, olive oils, vinegars and pasta are among the many products that they stock.

Cent was already familiar with Millers of Speyside through his brother John from Zandbergen, Holland with whom we have been supplying for a considerable time.

Cent and Jos started selling Millers Aged Striploi ...
 
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JELLING NATURKOD, DENMARK

28th March, 2011
 
We have recently received these photographs from our customer, Lars Hansen, Sales Executive, Jelling Naturkod in Denmark.

As you can see, they made the most of their sponsorship of a local football match to promote their company and the Highland Beef that is supplied by Millers of Speyside.

To find out more about Jelling Naturkod, you can visit their website www.jellingnaturkod.dk
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BYRON HAMBURGERS

16th March, 2011
 
We were delighted to accomodate the visit from Terry, Frances and Tom from Byron Hamburgers on 15th March 2011.

(The photo shows Terry, Frances, Duncan Reid, General Manager, Millers of Speyside and Tom Byng)

Millers of Speyside have been supplying Byron Hamburgers for quite some time now through SELECT MEAT AND POULTRY, GILLENDER STREET, LONDON and clearly this is working very well.

They now have 19 restaurants located throughout London and are planning to open more. ...
 
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THE PLOUGH INN, BEWDLEY

4th March, 2011
 
The Plough Inn, Far Forest, near Bewdley in Worcestershire is a friendly family run free house.
Locally renound as the best Carvery in the area. The use of fresh, locally sourced ingredients from reputable suppliers and emphasis placed on using the tastiest produce has to be a recipe for success.
Their Beef and Pork is sourced from Millers of Speyside and is hung to perfection in the ploughs own cold store before being butchered on site.

To find out more visit www.theploughinn. ...
 
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TASTE OF HONEY IN THORNHILL

24th February, 2011
 
Congratulations to our valued customers, Jack Meade who has just celebrated 21 years in business at Thornhill Stores on Drumlanrig Steet, Dumfriesshire. Jack along with his wife Barbara are very much at the heart of the community.

Sourcing is extremely important to Jack. He matures his Beef for 21 days, hangs it properly and butchers it perfectly. His beef is primarily sourced by Millers of Speyside.

To read more about Jack and Barbara Meade, please read the attached booklet. ...
 
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JELLING NATURKOD

9th February, 2011
 
Lars Hansen, Director of Sales, at JELLING NATURKOD, DENMARK has sent us a photo of his truck and trailer.

A new truck has been ordered and the the graphics look fantastic but we will need to wait a short while before we can see it. Watch this space!

Millers have been supplying Jelling Naturkod with Highland Cattle Beef for a number of months now and you can see how passionate they are about it.

Lars has a broad knowledge of the Danish meat market from his training ...
 
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S.A.M. SOMODIAL

8th February, 2011
 
Following on from an introduction at the SIRHA 2011 exhibition, Millers of Speyside were delighted to meet with representatives from S.A.M SOMODIAL based in MONACO.

Peter Robertson spent time with Michelle and Lino Pugliese (Founders of the Company) along with Laurent Vernent (Quality Meat Scotland/France) providing them with a tour of our of our premises. This allowed them to have a better appreciation of the process from slaughter to processing that takes place under our roof.
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SIRHA 2011 UPDATE

31st January, 2011
 
Peter Robertson has returned from his visit to Lyon to attend the SIRHA 2011 exhibition.
The allowed him the opportunity of meeting with one of our new customers, Julian Pradelles, (pictured far right) COOBOF -(Cooperative de Boucherie-Charcuterie, Francais) along with one of Julian's customer Claude Bocquet(pictured second from the right) of Boucherie Bocquet, 16 RUE LOUIS BOCH, 74000 ANNECY, FRANCE.
Millers of Speyside have only started to export to this customer and we hope that this ...
 
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SIRHA 22-26 JANUARY 2011

24th January, 2011
 
LYON EUREXPO, FRANCE

SIRHA is Europe's largest foodservice exhibition attracting 2000 exhibitors from 120 countries.
Peter Robertson, Sales Director is attending the exhibition in conjunction with Scottish Development International. There will also be representatives from QMS (Quality Meat Scotland), Seafood Scotland, Scotland Food & Drink, Scottish Salmon Producers and the Scotch Whisky Association.
All in all, Peter is certainly in good company!
As well as meeting wi ...
 
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New Stonehaven Shop Joins Butchers’ Renaissance

7th July, 2010
 
A new butchers shop which officially opened today (Saturday 3rd July 2010) in Stonehaven is one of three new butchers’ outlets to open in Scotland in the past six months.

Andrew Gordon’s shop on Stonehaven’s Evan Street is the third to have opened on the east coast of Scotland since the end of 2009 when Scott Brothers in Dundee opened a new shop, followed by John Davidson’s new premises in Aberdeen this spring.

This apparent renaissance of butchers’ shops in Scotland is consist ...
 
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Happy New Year!

12th January, 2010
 
Whilst the UK has been hit hard with such persistent bad weather, we thought we would give you an insight into the adverse weather conditions that we are currently facing here in the Highlands!

This photograph shows our car park and the attached photos show the area around the River Spey. Beautiful as it may look, the conditions are treacherous but everyone is working hard to keep the main routes open. Not only is it the snow that we have had to contend with but also the persistent ve ...
 
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SELECT POULTRY & MEAT LTD

2nd June, 2009
 
Millers of Speyside enjoyed the company of James George, Director, Select Poultry & Meat Ltd, London along with 6 chefs from Geronimo Gastro Pub Restaurants (www.geronimo-inns.co.uk).

The visit encompassed a tour of our factory and slaughterhouse followed by lunch and then a visit to Balliefurth Farm, nr Grantown on Spey (www.scottishholidayhomes.co.uk/ballie.html)

We would like to take this opportunity to thank James and the guys for their visit and also Alastair & Ann ...
 
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LA PROVENCALE

19th May, 2009
 
CONGRATULATIONS!!

Millers of Speyside would like to congratulate La Provencale, Luxembourg for achieving 40 years in business.

Millers of Speyside have been supplying La Provencale with weekly orders of Aberdeen Angus Beef, Lamb and Pork for just over 1 year and Peter Robertson, Sales Director, was invited to their 40th Birthday celebrations on Monday 18th May.

Since January 1969, La Provencale offers a complete range of food for all mouths and for all tastes and pride ...
 
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SAOS VISIT

1st April, 2009
 
Millers enjoyed the company of a number of visitors recently. The visitors included 16 farmers/professionals along with 3 organisers from SAOS and QMS.
The aim of the tour was to help producers (farmers) to get a better understanding of the supply chain, market specifications and the issues for abattoirs/processors. This helped to identify the problems when Lambs fall out of spec and the associated costs.
The overall challenge is to improve the flow of information and understanding alo ...
 
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200 Cattle, 100 Pigs and 150 Sheep per Week

12th February, 2009
 
We are currently killing approximately 200 Cattle, 100 Pigs and 150 Sheep in our abattoir on a weekly basis for our own production.

In addition to this, we are also able to undertake Private Kill for Cattle, Pigs and Lamb and we are actively looking to promote this area of our business.

Our Beef is hung and aged on the bone for 21 days before used for our own production. This hanging process allows the enzymes longer to tenderise the meat and it also reduces the moisture con ...
 
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DAVID LIDGATE SELECTS HIS CHRISTMAS BEEF

27th November, 2008
 
David Lidgate of Lidgates Butchers, 110 Holland Park, London, W11 4UA, visited Millers on 26th November 2008.

David Lidgate is a long-standing and valued customer who makes the trip annually around this time of year to specifically select his Beef for Christmas.

Lidgates are a renowned butchers selling many homemade products, including Steak & Kidney Pie, amongst other things. They are Award Winning Butchers, as the queue on Saturday mornings will testify. ...
 
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Visit to Lyon- QMS France

13th May, 2008
 
Peter Robertson recently visited Lyon for a presentation to a number
of French Chefs.
The chefs are all representatives of Bauvallet Restauration who are a valued customer of Millers of Speyside.
Also in attendance were David Chiffoleau from Quality Meat Scotland France, along with Campbell Mcilchere.
The presentation to the chefs was to acknowledge their continued contribution to the Scottish Meat Industry by QMS France.

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Orders "Plough-In" for Millers

15th April, 2008
 
Since starting to buy direct from "Millers of Speyside" the relationship and size of order has continued to blossom between the two companies.

The Plough Inn, located in Bewdley, Worcestershire continually place substantial orders for beef, lamb and pork with Millers. These orders are shipped and delivered direct on a weekly basis.

The August bank holiday led to the highest number of meals being served in one day for "The Plough Inn" with over 640 people p ...
 
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Loch Fyne Restaurants Management Visit

15th April, 2008
 
Millers celebrated a growing partnership with the Loch Fyne group recently with a visit from the management team of Loch Fyne Restaurants. After a tour of Millers factory premises the group travelled the short distance from Grantown to Ballindalloch, to meet with one of Millers preferred suppliers A & F Grant of Georgetown, Ballindalloch, Morayshire. On site were around 600 finishing cattle, which can rise to a peak of 1000 head. Andrew Grant of A & F Grant was generous enough to show ...
 
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Scotch Beef Back In Belgium

15th April, 2008
 
Millers of Speyside beef was featured at a tasting in Belgium last month at Van Englandt, one of Belgium’s leading meat importers, a company renowned for its quality produce.

Pictured above are from second left Donald Bigger (Chairman, QMS) Ross Finnie (Minister for Rural and Environmental Affairs), holding a Millers of Speyside Fore Rib, Richard Kinchen (Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belgium) Hugo (Van Englandt) and Denis Taylor (director for Trlade and Investment SDI) who all attended t ...
 
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Highland Cattle

15th April, 2008
 
Highland cattle are the oldest pedigree breed of cattle in the world and the first cattle breed to be registered back in 1884. Originally there were 2 types of Highland Cattle, known as Kyloes. These were small and black in colour and were associated with the West of Scotland and the Islands whereas the larger red haired cattle grazed in the Highlands. Today they are known collectively as Highland Cattle and the recognised colours are Red, Black, Yellow, Dun, White Brindle and Silver.
 
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George Payne Butchers, Gosforth Newcastle

15th April, 2008
 
George Payne Butchers received regular supplies of quality assured Scottish Beef from Highland Cattle to Aberdeen Angus from Millers of Speyside. They have produced a Spring/Summer customer newsletter that is very informative and includes an article on the "Best of Beef".

Like Millers of Speyside, George Payne Butchers believe that product quality is paramount and as a result they have included an article about Millers of Speyside. In summary to this article and to our accre ...
 
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Millers of Speyside to Extend Premesis

15th April, 2008
 
Due to business growth, Millers of Speyside is expanding their existing premises. At a cost of approximately £650K, the work is due to commence during April 2007 and is expected to take approximately 6 months to complete.

The expansion plans include:

• 2 New Chilled Areas

• Hanging Carcass Chill to hold up to 180 sides of Beef at any one time

• Box Chill Area that will hold up to 90 pallets.

This also provides an opportunity to refurbish exist ...
 
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BBC Good Food Magazine

15th April, 2008
 
Millers of Speyside have advertised in the BBC Good Food Magazine. The idea of this is was to promote our Mail Order Delivery service.

Delivery can be made on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with free delivery if the order is over £100.

We are able to supply Scottish Beef, Lamb and Pork to meet your requirements.

Additionally, we guarantee full traceability and safe delivery to an address in the U.K. of your choice.

If you have specific requir ...
 
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Office des Viandes d'Ecosse

15th April, 2008
 
Millers was delighted to welcome David Chiffoleau from Quality Meat Scotland (France) last week. David and a team of French Chefs and Journalists were visiting the Highlands of Scotland to find out more about the welfare of the animals through to the processing of the meat.

The visit encompassed not only a tour around the Millers premises and a tasting of Dry Aged Rump and Sirloin Steaks but it also afforded an opportunity for them to visit one of our valued farmers, Mr Bill Cassells ...
 
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Speciality & Fine Food Fair

15th April, 2008
 
SUNDAY 2ND - TUESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2007, OLYMPIA, LONDON

Peter Robertson, Sales Director and Bruce Storrier, have returned today from Olympia Exhibition Centre, London following a 3-day exhibition on the Scottish Pavillion at the Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2007.

Visitors to the Scottish Pavilion enjoyed a culinary tour, sampling products from Scottish companies that are geographically diverse and to send out a message about the quality and variety of produce Scotland has t ...
 
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Alex Renton Discovers Why Happy Cows Mean Better Beef

15th April, 2008
 
A few months ago, we welcomed Alex Renton, a journalist working for the Observer/Guardian Group. Murdo MacLeod, photographer for Observer Food Monthly, accompanied Alex. The purpose of the visit was for Alex to research the welfare of the animals.

The research covered a number of aspects including a visit to Balnafettach Farm on the outskirts of Grantown on Spey where Alex was able to see first hand how well the cattle are cared for by Bill Cassells one of our valued local farmers. ...
 
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