Johannesburg: 09 May 2023: Now in their 18th year, the Cleaver Awards, which are a Red Meat Industry Forum initiative, recently honoured the best of the best of local butcheries across South Africa.

The awards have become well-respected by butcheries and consumers nationwide. This is endorsed by the fact that a record breaking 135 873 nominations were achieved this year.

All qualifying butcheries are audited by The South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC) against a stringent 212-point checklist.

The awards luncheon, held on Thursday at Klein Kaap in Centurion, was attended by senior members of the meat production and retail industry, award finalists, judges and media.

Congratulations go to the following winning butcheries, who have been identified as exemplifying excellence in factors including training and upliftment of staff, superior quality, outstanding customer service, value for money, hygiene, and a passion for the business.


4 and more tills

  1. Cuyler Butchery, Uitenhage Platinum     
  2. Mondanette Irene Meat Merchant, Doringkloof Gold           

Up to 3 tills

  1. Franks Meat Mall Middelburg Platinum     
  2. West End Vleismark, Kimberley Gold 

Meat Markets

  1. Saveway SuperSpar, Witbank Platinum     
  2. Karaglen SuperSpar, Edenvale, JHB Gold 


4 and more tills

  1. Boma Meat Market Moreleta Park Platinum
  2. Kings Meat Deli Castle Walk Erasmuskloof Platinum
  3. Mondanette Butchery , Monument Park Gold 

Up to 3 tills

  1. Forsmay Muslim Butchery, Fordsburg Platinum
  2. Boma Meat Market, Olympus Platinum     

Meat Market

  1. Uitkyk Meat & Supermarket Silverton Platinum
  2. Meat World Jackal Creek, Northriding Gold           


4 and more tills.

  1. Impala Vleis, Brits Platinum
  2. Vision Meat, Klerksdorp Gold 


Up to 3 tills

  1. Franks Meat CBD Middelburg         Platinum

Meat Market

  1. The Grove SuperSpar Riverside, Nelspruit Platinum
  2. Komatipoort SuperSpar, Komatipoort Gold 


4 and more tills

  1. Fredilia Meat, Welkom Platinum
  2. Fredilia Meat, St Helena, Welkom Gold 

Meat Markets

  1. Pick n Pay, Preller Walk, Bloemfontein Platinum


Up to 3 tills

  1. Van der Stel Butchery, PE Platinum
  2. Continental Butchery 1 – Glenhurd – PE Gold 

Meat Markets.

  1. Protea SuperSpar, Queenstown Platinum
  2. Ok Foods, Cambridge Gold 


4 and more tills

  1. Karoo Lusern Slaghuis , Oudtshoorn                  Platinum

Up to 3 tills

  1. Tollies Slaghuis, Mosselbay Platinum
  2. Hartenbos Slaghuis, Gold 


Up to 3 Tills.

  1. Longbury Meat Market Toti, Kingsburgh Platinum
  2. Dirks Meat Market – Davenport, Durban Gold 

Meat Markets

  1. Bluff Meat Supply Beach Road, Winkelspruit Platinum
  2. Bluff Meat Supply Westville, Durban Gold 


4 and more Tills

  1. Vleislapa – Marshall Street, Polokwane Platinum

For more information about the Cleaver Awards aswell as photos from the day contact Ryan Read. Email: Cell: 0837115379.