News

Tractor Name Revealed!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a name. We had over 700 entries and now we can finally reveal the name of our vintage tractor! The vehicle in question is a 1956 Ferguson TE20A aka 'The Grey Fergie' which some of you have rightly pointed out is the wrong colour....

The Scotch Egg Story...

The Scotch Egg requires no introduction; but the origins of this delicious snack are a source of much debate. It is said to have been invented in 1738 by the London department store Fortnum & Mason of Piccadilly. They could, however, have been influenced by the Mughlai dish nargisi kofta...

Competition launched to name new addition to Alnwick Retail Park

Turnbull’s can now reveal they have installed a vintage Tractor outside the Northumbrian Food Hall on the Willowburn Retail Park in Alnwick and have launched a customer competition to help give the Tractor a name.   Three prizes are on offer for the top 3 names, which will be judged...

⭐️⭐️⭐️ at the Smithfield Awards 2022

Sixth generation Turnbull’s Custodian, Daniel, is at Butchers' Hall in London. This is where our apprentice, Rob, was named 'Independent Retailer Apprentice of the Year' by HRH The Princess Royal in February.   Today we are here for the annual Q Guild of Butchers Smithfield Awards. Presented by Michelin Starred...

Pork Pie Wedding Cake

When two of our loyal customers, Jade and Andrew Patterson approached us for a three-tier pork pie wedding cake for their big day - we were more than happy to oblige! When Jade first contacted Turnbull’s back in 2020, we immediately consulted our Master Baker, Phil, who has been head-baker...

Ukraine Red Cross Appeal

Turnbull’s are very proud to be able to raffle a whole Lamb which has been kindly donated by the Curry family of Howick Scar Farm, in support of the Red Crosses’ Ukraine Appeal.   The Lamb will be split into two ‘Half-Lamb Boxes’ that can be processed to the winner’s...

Alnwick Butcher received Royal Recognition

Yesterday, our newly qualified apprentice, Rob, was presented with an award for ‘Bestindependent retailer apprentice’ at the Institute of Meat. The certificate of achievement and trophy was presented by HRH The Princess Royal at Butchers Hall in London. Rob was also gifted a years honorary membership of The Institute of...

TURNBULL's NEED YOUR HELP

Turnbull's have a number of career opportunities and wanted to ask you if you could help? We want to know if you perhaps know of anyone that loves food, has a great personality, thrives on hard work and is looking for a new career opportunity?   If you do, then...