The top five nominations are:

Barkins Butchers, Benfleet

Jon Gold Farm Shop, Rayleigh

Rayleigh Lanes Butchers, Rayleigh

Reeds Family Butchers, Corringham

Steak Ranch Butchery, Westcliff on Sea

Voting opens in paper on the 19th Feb and closes Tuesday 19th March. 

The winner will be presented with an engraved trophy, a professionally printed vinyl banner, and a certificate plus a feature in the local newspaper.

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