Ladies In Beef | Female beef farmers who care passionately about British beef.
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Great British Beef Week 2016

After five successful years, Great British Beef Week 2016 will take place from 23rd April to 2nd May. It will be celebrated with events and activities around the country, run in conjunction with Great British Beef Week’s charity partner, the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I.). The face of the week is talented young butcher Sophie Cumber, who will be telling consumers to look out for the Red Tractor logo and encouraging them to visit their local butcher.

Beef up your butty

Consumers are being encouraged to support Britain’s beef farmers by ‘beefing up their butty’ for Great British Beef Week. Research shows that the humble sandwich is increasingly becoming the meal of choice for time-pressed families. The campaign will help consumers get the best from their beef, from creating a celebration roast for St George’s Day and using up their leftovers in a proper butty, to advising on the huge range of steaks that can be used to make a perfect sandwich.

Download the Beef up your butty press release

To find the best cuts of Great British Beef, try out the new NFU online supermarket sourcing guide to help you find out who is backing British farming.

NFU supermarket sourcing guide

What has a beef butty and the weight of a laptop got in common? The Ultimate Beef Butty of course! Get hungry and get sharing to support Great British Beef Week #GBBW #Beefupyourbutty


Our mission

The mission of Ladies in Beef:

To work with the supply chain to champion Red Tractor farm assured beef

to increase consumer support for the British beef industry through all outlets.

to own and promote Great British Beef Week each year.

Ladies in Beef will do this by working with supply chain partners to identify PR opportunities to tell the story of farm assured British beef to consumers, covering a range of topics from nutrition and recipe versatility through to sustainability.

Red Tractor

Red Tractor

We all want quality food that’s affordable and safe to eat, which is why Ladies in Beef support the Red Tractor.


The Red Tractor is an independent mark of quality that guarantees the food we’re buying comes from farms and food companies that meet high standards of food safety and hygiene, animal welfare and environmental protection.