Eye bacon wows judges at BPEX contest

Chris Burrows and Graham Pentelow with their product at the BPEX ‘Foodservice Pork Product of the Ye

Chris Burrows and Graham Pentelow with their product at the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2013. The Suffolk catering butcher was awarded second place in the Best Cured Product Category. - Credit: Archant

Judges at a national butchery awards were wowed by a beer-flavoured bacon produced in Suffolk.

Chris Burrows and Graham Pentelow collecting their award from Keith Fisher of BPEX at the BPEX ‘Foo

Chris Burrows and Graham Pentelow collecting their award from Keith Fisher of BPEX at the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2013. The Suffolk catering butcher was awarded second place in the Best Cured Product Category. - Credit: Archant

Catering butcher C&K Meats Ltd of Eye, was runner-up at the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year contest at London’s Butchers Hall last week. It came second in the Best Cured Product Category for its Green Beer Bacon Steak made with St Peter’s Brewery ales.

BPEX foodservice trade manager Tony Goodger said: “The award-winning ‘Green Beer Bacon Steak’ from C&K Meats Ltd wowed the judges and thoroughly deserves the honour of being one of the best in the sector.”


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