Entries by Natalie Jones

Butchery Apprentices Continue to Shine

This week, our level 2 and 3 butchery apprentices have continued their development with a visit to one if our farmer suppliers in Pembrokeshire. Our very own Gareth Evans, was explaining the importance of good animal husbandry and helped show examples of this throughout. A very big thank you to Rob Kerslake & Nick Williams […]

A ‘Celtic Pride’ of Lions Help Raise RWAS Funds

Two of Welsh rugby’s most famous stars have teamed up with Celtic Pride to raise money for the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS). Celtic Pride Brand Ambassador, and current British Lions squad member, Dan Biggar was joined by legendary Wales and Lions fly-half Phil Bennett at a special evening at the Ivy Bush Hotel in […]

Celtic Pride on the Menu at Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant

We’re extremely proud to have our Celtic Pride Premium Beef on the menu and on display at Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa Restaurant in London. Great teamwork with Direct Meats. Here’s Jamie pictured next to the aged beef fridge at Barbecoa.   The ‘Silver Fox’ Philip Schofield  looks happy with what he sees…

Celtic Pride Beef Heads to Singapore

We’re extremely proud to announce that Celtica Butchery & Celtic Pride (part of the Castell Howell group of companies) are now approved to sell beef to Singapore – putting Welsh Beef on the global map. Read the full story here

Ysgol Bro Myrddin Students on Work Experience

Work experience trio Chris, Ben and Harry from Ysgol Bro Myrddin couldn’t believe their luck when Wales & Ospreys rugby star Dan Biggar popped in to see us. Dan Biggar is the new Celtic Pride ambassador and having spent a few weeks on tour in New Zealand with the Wales team, Dan was happy to be […]

Celtic Pride Supplier Day 2016

30 Celtic Pride producers met at Celtica Foods, Cross Hands on May 18th for the annual supplier meeting. Producers were given a tour around the butchery. Edward Morgan highlighted the variations on carcase weight and their implications on steak sizes. Three hind quarters from light (280kg), medium (335kg) and heavy (400kg) carcasses were subsequently boned […]

Dan Biggar – New Celtic Pride Ambassador

Wales and Ospreys outside half, Dan Biggar, has been unveiled as the new Ambassador for the Celtic Pride Premium Beef Partnership. The rugby star took over the mantle from his ex-international colleague, Martyn Williams, at a sell-out Q&A evening at The Dragon Inn in Crickhowell. Dan’s new role will see him promote the best Welsh Beef […]