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Plan Your Festive Season with ScobiesDirect: Key Dates

As the festive season fast approaches, it's important to stay ahead with your planning. At ScobiesDirect, we're committed to ensuring you have all you need when you need it. Here's a quick rundown of our operational dates over the Christmas and New Year period:

Last Orders Before Christmas:

Last Pallet Orders: To stock up substantially, make sure to place your bulk orders by 12 PM on Friday, 15th December 2023.

Last Standard Delivery: For regular orders, the cut-off is 12 PM on Monday, 19th December 2023.

Festive Period Operations:

Opening Dates: We'll be operational from 27th to 29th December 2023 to assist with any of your post-Christmas requirements.

New Year Schedule:

Open (No Carriers): We're here on 2nd January 2024, but please note that there will be no carrier services on this day.

Open as Normal: Business as usual resumes from 3rd January 2024.

Make sure to mark these dates in your calendar! We want to ensure that your festive preparations and celebrations are as smooth and joyous as possible. Should you have any questions or need support with your orders, our team is just a call or email away.

Here’s to a festive season filled with success and cheer!

Posted 7 days agomore...


FREE 2024 Wall Planner

FREE 2024 Wall Planner

Get a FREE 2024 Wall Planner with every order on

Just click the option at checkout to add the free wall planner to your order and get your New Year on track.

Our 2024 Wall Planner features all of the key industry dates with space to add your own info. A helpful freebie to plan ahead, keep a note of staff holidays, etc.

These Wall Planners are double sided: One side of the A1 2024 Wall Planner poster is Landscape, the reverse is Portrait.

So what are you waiting for? Place an order today and get your FREE 2024 Yearly Wall Planner!

Posted 14 days agomore...



The most awaited shopping event of the year is upon us, and we're thrilled to bring you irresistible Black Friday Savings!

We have hot discounts of up to 25% off a whole range of products from essential knives to flavourful sauces and best selling machines like vacuum packers!

But that's not all! As a special bonus, we're doubling your loyalty points with orders over £100 over the Black Friday Weekend (24 - 27th November 2023). Build up your loyalty points and redeem them for vouchers and tech gadgets.

Posted 18 days agomore...



Prepare for your busiest season and boost your cashflow with this great offer from ScobiesDirect!

The ScobiesDirect Christmas Shop is now open with nothing to pay until January 2024. Order at least one product from the ScobiesDirect Christmas Shop and your entire order will be eligible for our Buy Now Pay January 2024 offer & terms.

Qualifying orders placed by 31st October will give you the option on the checkout page to BUY NOW PAY JANUARY 2024. Choose what suits you best: pay now or in January 2024.

All qualifying orders will be invoiced and require to be paid by 16th January 2024. If you don't already have a ScobiesDirect account, we will set one up for you subject to our standard account approval process and will advise you within 1 working day if you have qualified for our extended payment terms for your Christmas order. Your order will then be released for picking and packing. Your new account will remain open for you to use after Christmas on our normal 30 day payment terms.

* BUY NOW PAY JANUARY 2024 offer is only available to butcher businesses based in the British Isles, excluding Northern Ireland. Our standard returns policy applies.

Posted 63 days agomore...



How are you using our products? Show us and win a Summer BBQ Bundle worth over £100!

We are running a competition all summer, where you send us a picture of how you are using products that you ordered from*, and we’ll select a winner for June, July and August 2023.

The products can be anything; a marinade in a counter display, you or your staff wearing a chainmail glove, putting pies in the oven with our foils or hanging some nice fresh sausages made with our casings, hooks, sausage mixes, etc!

Each month’s winner will win a selection of goodies that looks a little like this:

  • 6" Boning Knife Curved Narrow American Handle
  • Greek Desire Marinade 2.3KG Bottle
  • Hot & Spicy Glaze 2.5KG Pail
  • Oriental Salt & Chilli Glaze 2.5KG Pail
  • Sweet Chilli Burger Seasoning 1KG Pack
  • Sriracha & Maple Sausage Mix 1KG
  • Gluten Free Angus Burger Mix 1KG
  • Gluten Free Cumberland Sausage Mix 1.5KG
  • Bamboo Teppo Gushi Skewer 150MM 6" 250 Per Pack
  • Mississippi BBQ Sauce Sweet Apple 510G - 6/CASE

We won’t send you raw sausages of course, but we’ll certainly send you some mixes so you can make your own!

How to send your pics:

You can send your images to us via our Facebook, our Instagram or send an email to She loves seeing what you’re all up to!

Terms & Conditions:

There will be one winner for June, one for July & one for August. The winner will be picked on the last day of each month and announced on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

*By sending us your picture, you agree to let Scobie & Junor use your image on our web and across our social media channels.

Please do not enter if you are based outside of the UK and Ireland.


Posted 194 days agomore...