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What do butchers and smallgoods makers do?

  • prepare meat for sale by removing bones, trimming fat and cutting, mincing and grinding meat
  • prepare crumbed cuts of meat, and marinating, seasoning and curing special cuts
  • make seasonings and pickles by mixing spices, salt and other ingredients
  • operate sausage filling machines, smoking chambers, cooking kettles and vats
  • advise customers on the suitability and uses of cuts of meat
  • may assist in menu planning and scheduling, and in estimating food production costs


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employed full-time

Meet Luke!

Luke, a butcher at Standom Smallgoods

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