The Meat Trades Journal brand includes the magazine Meat Trades Journal, plus meatinfo.co.uk, meat-prices.co.uk and a number of key industry events.
Meat Trades Journal covers all aspects of the business, from gate to plate, and has the highest circulation of any UK meat industry publication. It delivers the latest news, business low-down, analysis, features, market prices, articles, comment, debate, new product innovation.
MTJ offers guidance on how to run a butchery retail business well and profitably, further readers’ craft knowledge and techniques and provides advice on expansion, new product areas, marketing and coverage of legislative issues.
Core readers include senior executives in meat processing companies, meat buyers and category managers in all the leading supermarket groups in addition to catering butchers and forward thinking independent butchers striving to improve their profitability through new product innovation. The magazine is also received by a select band of foodservice professionals.
Meat Trades Journal produces a number of events, including two of the most prestigious awards in the meat industry. The SuperMeat & Fish Awards which recognise product innovation and retailing excellence in the multiple sector and the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards which reward independent butchers for all aspects of running a retail butchery outlet in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.
The magazine also has comprehensive classified and recruitment sections for those seeking second-hand plant and equipment or a new job.