Catherine Butler of Hugh Phillips Butchers, Swansea Market
Hugh Phillips Gower Butchers was founded in 1878 and has been a destination of choice in Swansea Market for generations.
Catherine Butler, took over the family business in 2016 and has just scooped the prestigious award of South Wales Business Female Entrepreneur 2019.
Catherine has put all her effort into developing the customer base and an online presence. The butchers stall in Swansea Market is the only one to have PGI status, which means that its’ meat is Welsh, with full traceability. The online shop has been implemented and successfully delivers Welsh meat products to customers across the U.K.
In 2018 Catherine opened her second business, Deli Cymreig, and was delighted to be able to position it in Swansea Market, Wales’ largest indoor market, near to her established butcher’s stall.
2019 has seen Catherine working hard to expand the deli side of the business, with a kitchen facility having been built to provide home cooked goods in keeping with the ethos of the company, which is to supply premium quality, locally sourced, fresh produce.