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Cleaver Awards 2023: SA’s best butcheries announced


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Now in their 18th year, the Cleaver Awards, which are a Red Meat Industry Forum initiative, recently honoured the best of the best of local butcheries across South Africa.

Butcheries and consumers nationwide have come to respect the awards and this is endorsed by the fact that a record-breaking 135 873 nominations were achieved this year.

All qualifying butcheries are audited by The South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC) against a stringent 212-point checklist.

The awards ceremony, which was held recently at Klein Kaap in Centurion, was attended by senior members of the meat production and retail industry, award finalists, judges and media.

Watch a video of the awards below:

Congratulations to the following winning butcheries, who have been identified as exemplifying excellence in factors including training and upliftment of staff, superior quality, outstanding customer service, value for money, hygiene, and a passion for the business.

National winners

Four and more tills

  1. Cuyler Butchery, Uitenhage – Platinum          
  2. Mondanette Irene Meat Merchant, Doringkloof – Gold                

Up to three tills

  1. Franks Meat Mall, Middelburg – Platinum          
  2. West End Vleismark, Kimberley – Gold    

Meat markets

  1. Saveway SuperSpar, Witbank – Platinum          
  2. Karaglen SuperSpar, Edenvale, JHB – Gold    


Four and more tills

  1. Boma Meat Market, Moreleta Park – Platinum
  2. Kings Meat Deli Castle Walk, Erasmuskloof – Platinum
  3. Mondanette Butchery, Monument Park – Gold    

Up to three tills

  1. Forsmay Muslim Butchery, Fordsburg – Platinum
  2. Boma Meat Market, Olympus – Platinum          

Meat markets

  1. Uitkyk Meat and Supermarket, Silverton – Platinum
  2. Meat World Jackal Creek, Northriding – Gold                

North West

Four and more tills

  1. Impala Vleis, Brits – Platinum
  2. Vision Meat, Klerksdorp – Gold    


Up to three tills

  1. Franks Meat CBD Middelburg – Platinum

Meat market

  1. The Grove SuperSpar Riverside, Nelspruit – Platinum
  2. Komatipoort SuperSpar, Komatipoort – Gold    

Free State

Four and more tills

  1. Fredilia Meat, Welkom – Platinum
  2. Fredilia Meat, St Helena, Welkom – Gold    

Meat markets

  1. Pick n Pay, Preller Walk, Bloemfontein – Platinum

Eastern Cape

Up to three tills

  1. Van der Stel Butchery, PE – Platinum
  2. Continental Butchery 1 – Glenhurd – PE – Gold    

Meat markets

  1. Protea SuperSpar, Queenstown – Platinum
  2. Ok Foods, Cambridge – Gold    

Western Cape

Four and more tills

  1. Karoo Lusern Slaghuis , Oudtshoorn – Platinum

Up to three tills

  1. Tollies Slaghuis, Mosselbay – Platinum
  2. Hartenbos Slaghuis – Gold    


Up to three tills

  1. Longbury Meat Market Toti, Kingsburgh – Platinum
  2. Dirks Meat Market, Durban – Gold    

Meat markets

  1. Bluff Meat Supply Beach Road, Winkelspruit – Platinum
  2. Bluff Meat Supply Westville, Durban – Gold    


Four and more tills

  1. Vleislapa – Marshall Street, Polokwane –  Platinum – Press release, Red Meat Industry Forum

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