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Yorkshire Wolds poultry firm gains new business from Coventry catering butcher

Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from Coventry catering butcher


East Yorkshire-basedSoanes Poultryhas won new business from established family run catering butcher, Aubrey Allen.


The Middleton-on-the-Wolds businessnow supplies its award winning chicken to Aubrey Allen wholesale butcher and cheese supplier in Coventry.


Carolyn Pennock, Head of Sales and Marketing at Soanes Poultry, said the company is thrilled to be supplying the family run business: "Like Soanes,Aubrey Allen is an award winning family business that prides itself on providing its customers with the highest quality produce. 


"It supplies its high quality meat, poultry and cheese to restaurants, takeaways, hotels and catering businesses nationwide and we're looking forward to extending our distribution in the West Midlands."


Aubrey Allen's Purchasing Manager, Andrew Wensley is delighted with the collaboration and said: "We believe that quality can only be measured by repeat business and consistency is the hallmark of our promise to our customers. We buy from suppliers who understand this promise and are therefore looking forward to developing our business with Soanes Poultry."

Established in 1933 by orphan Aubrey Allen in a back street in Coventry, the eponymous business has grown to become a leading national catering butcher and was awarded a Royal Warrant by appointment to the Queen in 2013. The Aubrey Allen business also includes a retail butcher's shop, a training division and the Michelinrecommended French bistro and steakhouse, Oscars.

Soanes Poultry is a family owned business that has been rearing and preparing chicken for over 70 years. It employs 120 people and rears five million chickens a year on its Yorkshire Wolds farms and also sells its chicken and game to butchers and independent retailers throughout Yorkshire and nationwide.




Photo:Carolyn Pennock from Soanes Poultry Carolyn Pennock


For more information or to arrange an interview withSoanes Poultry's Head of Sales and Marketing, Carolyn Pennock,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on;


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Notes to editors


1.      For more information aboutT.Soanes and Son, please visit

2.      Aubrey Allen was passionate about education and was innovative in his business thinking driven by his desire to escape poverty. Indeed he obtained the first slaughter licence in Coventry and used to do the slaughtering himself on a piece of grazing land he purchased to rear the animals. For more information about Aubrey Allen, please visit

3.      Keep up to date withT.Soanes and Son's news on the business bloghere.

4.      T.Soanes and Son supplies its chicken to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers nationwide.

5.      The firm also sources game which it distributes through a game processor. For more information about game available fromT.Soanes and Son, please visit

6.      T.Soanes and Son is accredited under the BritishRetail Consortium Food Safety Standard A Grade and the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standard.