A leading UK manufacturer of Wagyu beef, Warrendale Wagyu, has received the esteemed King’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category for 2024 - recognised in the International Trade category of the King’s Awards.

Warrendale Wagyu has been acknowledged for working with a quality breed of cattle and group of UK farmers to drive a customer-led approach, and will be joining over 7000 enterprises that have also received this Royal recognition.

Warrendale Wagyu is a unique, fully integrated supply chain which was founded on the principle of producing the highest quality British Wagyu Beef consistently and in a sustainable manner.

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The business is currently working in partnership with over 600 farmers across the country who can take advantage of the scheme’s flexibility in order to make it work for their specific system. Striving to continuously improve the quality of livestock throughout the chain, from day one to entering the food chain, the team work hard to create localised supply chain triangles wherever possible.

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Warrendale Wagyu focusses on harnessing the strengths of its farmers and the topography of the landscape across the country, to ensure quality and sustainability remain at the forefront of its manufacturing process.

Founder of Warrendale Wagyu, Jim Bloom, commented on receiving the award: “Receiving the Kings Award is an honour for Warrendale Wagyu after founding the business seven years ago. We work closely with many farmers across the UK to produce British Wagyu Beef and are also very fortunate to have established some long-term customers who value the product and supply chain we have created.

"The award is great recognition of our efforts in building relationships and working with some great partners to create sustainable business.”