Awards

Over the years we are proud to have been awarded a number of accolades for our  butchery service and farming achievements:

  • 2015   Reserve Male Championship at Welsh Beltex Club sale with home-bred “Rattrays Alligator”
  • 2015   Male Champion and Reserve Supreme Championship with home-bred Rattrays Worthington
  • 2014   Winning Supreme Championship at Welsh Beltex Club Sale with home-bred Shearling Ram “Rattrays Tyson”
  • 2013  Rob Rattray was awarded an Associateship of Royal Agriciltural Societies (ARAgS) in recognition of his contribution to the practice and development of agriculture.
  • 2012  Wales regional runners-up in National Butcher’s Shop of the Year Award
  • 2012  Winners of the Iwan Hughes Trophy at the Royal Welsh Show for the Best Group of Three Sheep in the Blue Texel Sheep Section
  • 2011 – 2012  True Taste Bronze Award: Sweet Cured Bacon
  • 2011  Aberystwyth Agricultural Show: Winners of Interbreed Group of Three Championship
  • 2010  Royal Welsh Show: Beltex Sheep Section Male Championship
  • 2009/2010  True Taste Gold Award: Rob Rattray’s Own Boiled Ham
  • 2008   Gold Great Taste Award for Lamb, Mint & Honey Sausage
  • 2007/08  True Taste Commended Award : Treacle Cured Bacon
  • 2007/08  True Taste Commended Award :  Lamb, Mint and Honey Sausage
  • 2007/08  True Taste Commended Award : Ystwyth Valley Cured Lamb
  • 2007  Butcher’s Shop of the Year Award,  Wales regional runners-up
  • 2006/07  True Taste Commended Award : Treacle Cured Bacon
  • 2006  Butcher’s Shop of the Year Award, Wales regional runners-up   “ ..smallest shop in this year’s Awards and yet is big on quality.” says judge.
  • 2006/07  True Taste Gold Award for Ystwyth Valley Honey Glazed Rack of Lamb and Ystwyth Valley Lamb Parcel

In Wales,  we have the finest lamb in the world and tonight I am so proud to win the True Taste Gold Award for the Best Lamb in Wales

was Rob’s response when presented with his award, and to which he received a standing ovation from his 450 fellow guests.  A proud moment indeed!