As part of National Butchers Week ITV News Central has been talking to staff at Walter Smith butchers. They have 17 stores across the region.
They are reporting a significant increase in the number of customers coming into their stores, which they attribute to the horsemeat scandal.
Women butchers are now also a key part of their business.
Teressa Malsbury explains that women butchers are more involved now than they ever were before.
More top news
A man has been released on bail after muck was dumped on the steps of a court.
Four prison inmates have appeared in court charged in connection with last month's disorder on several wings at Birmingham's Winson Green.
Four teenagers have been convicted of hurling stones through a taxi window − and leaving a 70-year-old passenger with a fractured skull.