When you want to buy from an online butcher there are some characteristics you should be aware of that differentiate the best butchers from the run-of-the-mill ones. 

So, let’s look into the things you should keep an eye out for.

A Great Industry Reputation

The best online butcher shops will have a track record that speaks for itself in the form of a great reputation. You can look into this by checking online reviews and what is being said about the butcher by their current and prior customers. Sometimes online butchers have physical stores you can drop into if you want to see what people think of yourself. 

Impeccable Sanitation, Handling & Processing

You will want to have the peace of mind of knowing that the meat you buy online has been correctly handled, and processed and everything is done with the highest quality sanitation. All of this should be done with food safety handling rules in mind and the butchers should understand how to transport goods safely with temperature-controlled measures in mind. 

Reasonable Pricing

People in the UK are always actively looking at ways to reduce their weekly grocery shop while also increasing convenience and although delivery costs do factor in, many people are happy to take this as a chance to spend more time away from the grocery store, provided the meat they get is of high enough quality. This means that you should look into a company that has reasonable pricing for quality cuts so your money goes towards you and your family’s health. 

Great Experiences & Track Record

Experience matters when it comes to running an online butcher shop that is deemed to be trustworthy. This matters because good butchers know meat, and marinades and can even give you cooking tips if you ask. Although this is harder when things are done online, you should still have access to a blog made by the butcher or resources to help you get in contact with someone. 

Open Communication

It is a great sign when your online butcher has a way to connect you to a real person. Whether that be a phone number you can call or an email you can send your questions to, having readily available communication can give you peace of mind if something should go wrong, or if you just have questions. 

Choose Wisely: Choose Parson’s Nose

If you want to skip the time needed to search endlessly, the best option for you is Parson’s Nose. With superior meats, local sources and a well-thought-out source to the delivery process, check out our products here.

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