Butchers’ bacon a sizzling success...

Butchers’ bacon a sizzling success...

CLECKHEATON family butchers Metcalfe’s has brought home the bacon again. 

The Northgate business has won a three-star gold rating for its dry-cured back bacon at the Great Taste awards.

Metcalfe’s won in the Best Speciality from the North of England category, with judges describing the bacon as “simply magnificent”.

The second generation butchers specialises in traditional methods and has a strict sourcing policy for its meat, curing all the bacon and ham itself.

Metcalfe’s was awarded the honour at the Great Taste Golden Forks Dinner on Monday.

More than 10,000 products were entered and to win a three-star Great Taste award is comparable to a chef winning a Michelin star.

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