Welcome to R.J.Trevarthen Butchers

Locally farmed fresh foods, expertly butchered and delivered to your door.

We are a Cornish wholesale, catering & retail butchers, delivering high quality meat and produce throughout Cornwall and South Devon to customers from various sectors. We also have a local farm shop for you to visit and a collection service at our factory for our local customers, so everyone in Cornwall can enjoy true Cornish produce.

We only supply the best quality meat, reared by Cornish farmers who are passionate about sustainable ethical agriculture, animal welfare, and traditional farming. Our meat comes straight from the farm to our Abattoir and Cutting plant in Penryn. The highest of animal welfare standards are adhered to and monitored regularly by the Food Safety Agency, Red Tractor Farm Assurance and the RSPCA. Our animals are always processed to the highest of standards. We dry age our beef for a minimum of 21 days.

Our team of highly skilled butchers provide a first-class service and can cater to any of your individual needs, no order is too small or too large for us. We take time to ensure that specific products designed to individual specifications are produce using exacting standards, to fulfil all expectations. We are in touch with and supportive of our customer’s needs. We are always consistent, flexible, and reliable this hopefully ensures all of our customer’s complete satisfaction.


How we work

The finest quality Beef, Lamb and Pork, ethically produced on the best Cornish farms.
Raised locally and expertly butchered at Trevarthen’s to the highest standards.
All of our meat is fully traceable. Delivered direct to your home or business.

What We Do

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Expert Butchers

R.J.Trevarthen butchers prepare all meat on-site at the factory in Penryn using meat from local farms. With years of experience, they are always on hand to help customers with expert advice about choosing the right cut of meat and the best way to cook or prepare it. Whether you’re visiting our trade counter or farm shop, rest assured that the same expertise has been put to good use to ensure your purchase is exactly right; you’ll find all of our meat is available in a wide range of cuts and portions, ready-packed for fast delivery or collection.


We’re a Cornish family business who believe in supporting British agriculture. We believe in sourcing meat and produce from smaller farms in Cornwall for a more sustainable future. We are proud to deliver the best produce from local fields.


When intensively farmed meat at low prices is available in abundance. We think it’s crucial to go back to basics. We champion supporting smaller local farms with traditional farming methods that have animal welfare at its heart.


By working closely with people who share our ethos ‘quality over quantity’ we can tell you everything about the short supply chain from farm to fork, giving you, your family or customers food that is of the highest quality that you can trust.

Our Products

Our Cornish Range

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Our Sectors

If you’re looking for a reliable meat supplier in your area, R.J. Trevarthen Ltd can help. As a leading meat wholesaler, we’re the proud recipient of several awards and accreditations, known for our legendary high standards and personal touch.

Whether you’re a caterer, hotel, restaurant, café, residential home, pub, club, golf course, school kitchen, a corporate canteen, or even just planning a big event, Trevarthen’s can supply your business with the finest Cornish wholesale meat and poultry. We’re a major supplier to the catering trade here in sunny Cornwall and South Devon, however, we’re still retaining our retail operation.

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Why Trevarthen’s is the best

At R.J. Trevarthes we are only interested in selling the best to our customers. Because we have our own network of local farmers, we can supply our meat counters with regular fresh produce that can be traced directly back to the farm. Operating in accordance with our accreditations and red tractor farming, we only work with British farmers that champion locally and ethically raised produce. We have a fleet of Livestock vehicles and an on-site Abattoir, therefore from farm to plate, we can assure our customers that our products are local, ethical, and traceable. If we are required to outsource any produce we only do so from trusted suppliers with standards as high as our own, and we take great pride ensuring that a delicious variety is always to be found on our meat counters.