Christmas Charity Raffle 2023


As in past years we have been fund raising all year for our chosen charities – MNDA and DementiaResearch UK.  Our fund raising culminated in our annual Charity Raffle. We sold tickets to our staff and had over 140 prizes which were kindly donated by our Suppliers, Customers & Directors. Before the draw, Callum Berry, […]

Unannounced BRC Audit

unannounced BRC audit

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully achieved our first ever unannounced AA+ Grade BRC, this is the highest grade you can receive! BRC expectation was that most Sites would drop a grade or have 5 minors raised, which is the most you can have before you drop a grade, we are pleased […]

Hilton Chefs Forum

Andy Woods attended the recent Chef’s Forum / Butchery Demo at Hilton Watford on 5th August.

Dingley Dell Farm Visit March 2019

An intrepid group of chefs from Hilton visited Dingley Dell – the home of ‘happy pigs’. Dingley Dell started in 1999 with the aim of producing superb tasting, welfare friendly pork with an impeccable provenance in a sustainable manner. As third generation farmers its about the animals and their relationship with them and the land […]

International Hamburger Day – 28th May

This is the day when people all around the world will be celebrating everything that’s great about hamburgers. So why not join them by enjoying some of our famously delicious Birtwistles burgers?    We’re putting together some of the finest burgers that we’ve ever produced and they’ll be ready for your kitchen before the big […]

Boy band ‘Race the Horizon’ race to Irlam for special one off gig.

After recently switching on the Christmas lights in Rusholme, band members Kris Evans, Craig Worsley and Jay Kontzle one of the country’s top up and coming boy bands ‘Race the Horizon’ popped into our offices to sing Happy Birthday to a very shocked and happy Carol Bullen (Payroll Manager). Our Managing Director Glenn Eastwood with the […]

Celebrating British Sausage Week with Rossendale Scout Group

British Sausage Week may not start until 2nd November… but it’s never too early to start enjoying some of our finest sausages with friends. When we heard that the Beaver Colony and Cub Pack from the 43rd Rossendale Scout Group were hosting an indoor campfire and sausage sizzle, we just couldn’t resist helping out by […]

The Feathers Hotel group book into Birtwistles

We invited the team from long standing customers The Feathers Hotel Group to our factory for a day designed to give them an insight into what makes Birtwistles special. As a large group of 3 & 4 star hotels, each with its own stylish restaurant, they were keen to discover how we consistently produce such […]

Birtwistles Sponsors Grosvenor Casino Chef of the Year 2015

Above, from left to right: Hugh Judd (AHDB), Kevin Boyle (Grosvenor Casino), Leigh Stark (Park Tower Casino London), Adam Bennett (Chef Director), Matt Birtwistle and Glenn Eastwood (Birtwistles) At Birtwistles we’re always looking to support talent in the catering industry and this year is no exception, as we proudly sponsored the ‘Grosvenor Casino Chef of […]