Family butchers T. Knox of West Street have shown the way in local shopping pre-Christmas by landing a series of prestigious of glittering awards on the provincial scene.
Trading in Portadown for over 50 years, Knox’s recently received five accolades. The winning streak started when three of their products were judged by an independent panel on behalf of the Northern Ireland Elite Butchers to have achieved gold award excellence, the highest industry standards.
This included their gold award for festive hams, a popular choice amongst customers on the run-up to Christmas. Local celebrity and UTV personality Paul Clarke presented the three gold awards to the management and 24 staff.
They followed this up with two additional awards - the Best Delicatessen of the Year (2015-16) and Finalist in the Butcher Shop of the Year, under the Butcher Excellence Scheme.
Barry and Eamon Knox issued the following statement: “These are the rewards for a hard-working staff a very loyal customer base which we are proud to serve. We thank everyone concerned.”