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Yorkshire Dales Meat Company began when Stephen Knox of Mill Close Farm began selling his beef directly to the public. Over the years, the company has grown to supply some of the most prestigious venues in the north.

Key Dates

  • 1990 – Ceased Milk Production and set up a Beef Herd
  • 1999 – Began trading as Yorkshire Dales Beef, selling at local markets
  • 2003 – Won the Yorkshire Independent Grocers Association Local Product of the Year
  • 2004 – Expanded with a 50,000 square foot facility
  • 2006 – Jonathan Carter joins the business as General Manager
  • 2007 – First supermarket deal
  • 2007 – James Knox joins the business as Factory Manager
  • 2008 – Won the Deliciously Yorkshire prepared meat award
  • 2009 – Won producer of the year at the annual International Business Forum Awards
  • 2013 – First products supplied to Asda Stores
  • 2015 – First products supplied to Co-op Stores
  • 2016 – Acquired Ackroyds Restaurant Meats