Food Drink Devon
Veyseys Butchers won Best Retailer of The Year 2020. Food Drink Devon wanted to highlight businesses who had continued to demonstrate quality, sustainability and provenance by working hard to adapt during this difficult year. The virtual awards, which were open to members and non-members, focussed on six core categories: Food Product of the Year, Drink Product of the Year, Eatery of the Year, Retailer of the Year, Employee of the Year and Business of the Year. In addition to selecting a winner of each category, the independent judging panel recognised a select number of outstanding entries with a Gold or Silver Award.
Taste of the West
Veyseys Butchers won Gold for best butcher in Devon in the aim in going forward to judged again, but due to COVID it had to be cancelled. The annual Taste of the West Awards scheme, which has grown over the last two and a half decades to become the UK’s largest regional food and drink awards programme, helps food and drink businesses in the South West to thrive and succeed.
Taste of the West Best Products
Veyseys Butchers won numerous gold awards for our Burgers, Sausages and South African sausage. We went on to win the champion award for our large pork sausage. Taste of the Wests highly regarded Awards programme provides an opportunity to gain recognition for products. A Taste of the West Award is an excellent way in helping to convey the quality and values of your business to buyers and consumers.
The Rural Oscars 2020
Veyseys Butchers won the regional finals in 2020 for the best butcher in Devon to which they should have been further judged to see weather they could proceed to the national finals which take place at the House of Lords in London. Unfortunately due to COVID the awards had to be postponed. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small hard-working businesses. They are now in their twelfth year and have become the definitive rural business award to win. nominations which have been whittled down and judged and mean that these Champions are truly the cream of rural business.
Devon Life 2018
Veyseys Butchers came runners up in The Devon Life Food and Drink Awards. The awards are designed to celebrate excellence and promote awareness of our wonderful local produce, our producers, our restaurateurs, and many other aspects of Devon’s fantastic foodie community.
The awards are based on nominations completed by both Devon Life readers and the general public over a period of 3 months. We received thousands of votes from all over the county.
The Rural Oscars 2015
Veysyes butchers won the regional finals in 2016 for the best butcher in Devon to which they then proceeded to the national finals which took place at the House of Lords in London. They came away from the awards with runners up, a huge achievement. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small hard-working businesses. They are now in their twelfth year and have become the definitive rural business award to win. nominations which have been whittled down and judged and mean that these Champions are truly the cream of rural business.
Devon Life 2012
Veyseys Butchers, Cullompton, was voted the Best Butcher of the Year at the Devon Life Food and Drinks Award 2012, despite stiff competition from meat producers at Darts Farm and Kingsbridge.
A number of businesses and farming enterprises ensured the district was well represented at the gala event held to showcase the finest food and drink producers across Devon.