25 November 2000
Final five up for Smithfield award

by FWi staff

FIVE finalists are vying for the coveted Royal Smithfield Clubs Bicentenary Trophy to recognise one persons contribution to the meat livestock industry.

The award will be presented to the individual who has, in the judges opinion, done the most to put the great back into Great British meat.

Shortlisted candidates include: Don Curry, chairman of the Meat and Livestock Commission; the directors of Farmers Ferry; and Ian Galloway of Scotbeef.

Richard Sadler, chief meat buyer for Waitrose; and Nigel Scollan of the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research are also in contention.

The winner will receive for one year the Royal Smithfield Clubs Bicentenary Perpetual Trophy of an armada dish set with 25 golden guineas.

The award will presented at a gala dinner at the Honourable Artillery Company Hall, in London, on Saturday ( 2 December).