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Turkey finder: find your nearest turkey producer

By sourcing a turkey from your local producer, you’ll be getting a high quality bird which has been raised to world leading standards, at the same time as cutting your own food miles and supporting the rural economy.

If you choose to buy your turkey from a supermarket, don't forget to look for the Red Tractor logo on the packaging. 

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Choosing the right bird, cooking tips and carving techniques

Cooking a Christmas dinner can be a nerve-wracking experience... but don't worry - just a bit of preparation and a sprinkling of knowledge can help ensure you get the best possible meal out of your Christmas favourites.

Take a look at our Christmas cooking tips and try making our favourite Christmas recipes. 

A quality local turkey needs the perfect accompaniment...

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Related categories: Christmas Food Poultry

Last edited: 19 October 2020 at 11:11


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12 comments
Thomas Callaghan - 18/11/2020 13:34:24

British is best because it’s fresh, short distance travel maintains the quality.

Barbara Haley - 15/11/2020 13:56:54

our farmers are among the best in the world and so is our food. We must support them. Let us learn to live with British seasonal food again

David Fleming - 15/11/2020 13:53:27

Hi. Is your Turkey Finder working? According to it there is no turkey producer within 50 miles of me! What about in Oldmeldrum, which was featured as a big turkey venue on TV last week? It is only 5 miles away!

Mike Burbank-Clayton - 15/11/2020 13:48:26

I'm totally in the same frame of mind as Diane duParcq. So, to be boring, I'll just quote her views here:- "British is best every time. Horrified at the thought of a trade deal being done where we have the UK flooded with imported chlorinated chicken and beef full of hormones and pork full of antibiotics. We muzt protect our farmers."

Kay Whitney - 15/11/2020 13:38:36

If we have to have imports then they must have labels that show where they are from so British consumers can boycott them, whatever the price. I can't see how chlorinated washed chicken from the USA can be cheaper than UK bred chickens. I certainly have no desire for meat from any country that does not have laws on animal husbandry and welfare at least, if not better, than UKs.

Sandie Wilson-Greene - 15/11/2020 13:28:24

My biggest worry is that poorly produced food is brought in then used in processed items that are marked British made thus hiding the source.

Cheryl - 15/11/2020 13:22:36

British farming has high standards , not perfect, but do we want meat so cheap, that the animals who have such short lives, are treated cruelly, suffer and can't have movement etc. I don't . I would rather eat less meat and pay a higher price. We do not want standards to drop but to go higher.

CHRISTINE COOMBES - 15/11/2020 13:20:44

We want fresh, locally sourced British food. I am sick of seeing the imported stuff on supermarket shelves, and try to shop locally. Also fed up with everything being wrapped in plastic. This is for the convenience of the suppliers, and the supermarkets. I only hope the government are not going to sell our farms down the pan. Once upon a time, everyone wanted to buy British. Anyway, the British produce tastes a dahm-sight better than the imported stuff. Christine

Wendy - 15/11/2020 13:18:24

Very sad to see that there's nowhere on this platform within 50 miles of me producing turkeys. Surely in such a rich farming area in Perthshire, there's someone rearing turkeys?

Leonard McNeill - 15/11/2020 13:15:52

Each year I return no Northern Ireland, my old home, and go to the same UK farmer that I've been buying turkey from for a very long time. Delicious.

Diane duParcq - 25/10/2020 11:38:10

British is best every time. Horrified at the thought of a trade deal being done where we have the UK flooded with imported chlorinated chicken and beef full of hormones and pork full of antibiotics. We muzt protect our farmers.

Marion Keeble - 24/11/2019 13:43:45

You can't beat British food it's taste like nothing else


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