Veysey’s 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.
The Rural Oscars
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.