What is The Golden Turkey Quality Assurance Guarantee?
The Traditional Farm-fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) is a group of independent family-run farms across the UK producing free range turkeys specifically for Christmas – to their Golden Turkey Quality Assurance Growing Standard. Our ‘Golden Turkey’ Quality Assurance Guarantee sets the standard for the very finest quality free range Christmas turkeys.
Turkey, the year-round source of low fat, high protein meat
In the past, the turkey was always seen as a once-a-year treat at Christmas, with nearly 100 per cent of all turkeys being sold during December.
Today many people are making turkey a part of their regular diet. Did you know that turkey breast is the leanest of all meats, supplying just 115 calories and less than a gram of fat per 3-ounce serving (skinned)?
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Sales of Christmas Turkeys Surge Many of our farmers have never had such a busy September. As you may have seen in the media, there has been a surge in early sales of Christmas turkeys which has meant that some of our Golden Turkey Accredited farms have seen their...
Steve Childerhouse is an experienced poultry farmer, producing traditional free-range Christmas turkeys for his business, Great Gove Poultry since 1984. The farm has approximately 35 acres of grassland and woodland in Norfolk on which his free-range turkeys and geese are slow grown in a stress-free environment.
We find out a bit more about our accredited Golden Turkey farmer Steve and his seasonal poultry business…
Ed Walters is a second generation turkey farmer – their Christmas turkey business Walters Turkeys, is celebrating a fiftieth anniversary this year! Here’s an insight into our member and certified Golden Turkey farmer in Aldworth, Berkshire… When did you become an...