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P. Princi Food Services has Employed a Gate-to-Plate Model for Five Generations



P. Princi Food Services is a butcher shop operating on Canning Hwy, Bicton and also has a factory in O'Connor where it supplies to many of the State’s best-known restaurants.

The term gate-to-plate has become a popular phrase for farmers in all aspects of food production. It’s used to donate the freshest of fruit, vegetables and meat. P. Princi Food Services has practiced a gate-to-plate philosophy long before it became a marketing point. The current proprietor, Joe Princi, is a 5th generation owner of the butcher business and understands the concept far better than many.

The tenets of gate-to-plate have sound elements that the awarding-winning butcher shop has adhered to since its inception. As the demand for healthy food has increased, so has the need for food safety as consumables have to travel longer distances to reach supermarkets. The Perth butcher has worked to build relationships with local producers to ensure consumers receive the freshest meat possible.

Those relationships support local producers and enable meat to be quickly traced through the supply chain should the need ever arise. P. Princi works closely with suppliers to guarantee that the meat and fowl in its shop or that’s ordered online for Perth meat delivery is fresh, properly handled, and adheres to the highest safety standards.

Purchasing from P. Princi food services has multiple benefits. All of the beef, goat, lamb, pork, poultry and veal, along with cannelloni, smallgoods and charcuterie are 100 percent chemical, gluten and nitrate free for selections that benefit health and wellness.

Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach used by supermarkets, P. Princi customers choose the portion sizes they want. It’s an advantage that aids in weight control and results in less wastage so people save money. Smaller meat portions are metabolized easier by the body and aids in maintaining appropriate glucose levels over a longer period of time.

The Bicton food provider is committed to the gate-to-plate model and P. Princi Food Services has honored that commitment to consumers throughout five generations. The butcher shop is dedicated to providing customers with fresh meat at affordable prices and individuals can stop by the butcher shop or place an online order for home delivery.

About P. Princi Food Services
The Princi family has been working in the butchering industry for seven generations – both in Italy and in Perth. The tradition began when Pasquale Princi immigrated to Australia in the early 1950s. He immediately obtained a butcher’s job and opened his first store in the early 1960s. The company has won dozens of awards in numerous categories across Australia, earning his son Joe, who is currently in charge of the business, a reputation as a pioneer among his peers. The company was the Outright Gold Winner of the 2015 Pork Steak Your Claim Competition; won the Gold in the 2015 Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards; the Gold in the 2014 Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards; the Silver in the 2015 Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards; and the Silver in the 2014 Royal Melbourne Fine Foods Awards.

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P. Princi Food Service
10/258 Canning Hwy.
Bicton WA 6157