New butcher takes over the helm at Rhug Farm Shop



Steve James, Head Butcher at Rhug Farm Shop

Steve James has been appointed as Head Butcher at Rhug Farm Shop.

Steve James had an extensive and impressive career with over 30 years of experience in the butchery business including Hawarden Estate and working for his father’s family butcher.

Welcoming Steve James to the team at Rhug, Lord Newborough said, “We are really excited to have Steve join the team here at Rhug given his industry-wide reputation as one of the most skilled and experienced of butchers in North Wales.

“Looking to the future with Steve’s expertise and enthusiasm in sharing good practice he will start a series of masterclasses and events where members of the public can try out their own butchery skills and learn about the importance of cuts and great provenance. So do keep an eye on our website or social media sites for more information about these events.

“Steve brings with him the accolades of over 30 gold awards for his sausage recipes, numerous butchery awards and we’re looking forward to his exciting plans of bringing new and exciting range of BBQ products and marinated steaks ready for the Summer season.”