A new range of vegan cakes and treats

By |2019-02-01T15:45:04+01:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Vegan cakes with no compromise on taste or quality!

According to The Vegan Society, 1 in 3 Brits have stopped or reduced their meat consumption and during last year, 1 in 6 products launched claimed to be vegan. Our sales teams are overwhelmed by the demand for new vegan products from our customers and our sales team works hard to source tasty, innovative products to suit meat-free diets.

This month sees the launch of delicious new cakes and slices from The Handmade Cake Company. For many years they have supplied us with quality cakes and bakes, and now we are expanding our range to include vegan options, many of which are gluten […]

Cumbria Day 2019

By |2019-01-23T15:48:10+01:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Celebrating #CumbriaDay

On Wednesday 23rd January, Cumbrian MPs put aside their political differences to celebrate the best the county has to offer. The six MPs invited representatives from some top Cumbrian businesses and we were excited to be joining them!

Graham and David Jenkins set up stand in the Jubilee Room at Westminster to talk to MPs from across the political spectrum. They spoke passionately about our business, giving great insight into our history, ethos and future growth plans, all the while enticing everyone to try our award-winning Cumberland sausage and pork & apple lattice pies. As you can see from the images below, John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons […]

Meet our new sales manager

By |2019-01-18T16:31:00+01:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

A warm welcome to Stewart Jack

Stewart joins our Gateshead sales team and will be covering the Northumberland coast area. Our current manager, Rebecca Iredale, takes her maternity leave and Stewart will be covering her patch.

With his skills as a fully trained butcher, Stewart brings his knowledge and expertise to our customers who can take full advantage of his know-how! Although, new to a sales role, he is highly experienced in dealing with catering accounts. He’s looking forward to the new job and challenge ahead.

He has a busy few weeks ahead as he gets to know his customers and will, of course, be at our forthcoming food show […]

Our 2019 Product Guide is out now!

By |2019-01-09T10:28:49+01:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Everything you need to create fabulous food …

Our brand new product guide is winging its way to you!

Jam-packed full of innovative and new products, our guide helps you to create wonderful, tasty food.

Free from foods

For the first time, we have incorporated a ‘free from’ section – see pages 6 to 15. This handy section brings together all our products suitable for gluten free and vegan diets, helping you cater for all your customers’ needs.

We would recommend you check Erudus One to ensure the information is up-to-date.

Our guide also explains our Erudus One system and how it can help you […]

Get prepared for Veganuary

By |2019-01-02T09:54:36+01:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Get prepared for Veganuary

What is Veganuary?

Veganuary is a charity which inspires people to try veganism throughout January and supports those wishing to continue onwards.

The demand for plant-based food increases

With more than 3.5 million vegans in the UK, chefs are under increasing pressure to include vegan options in their menus.

During 2018, we saw the demand from our customers for vegan products rise. Increaslingly, we also saw an increase of plant-based products coming through in product development from our suppliers.

Cracking savings on vegan foods!

This month, we’ve brought you a wide range of vegan products to tempt your customers, many of […]

It’s Ginuary – stock up now!

By |2019-01-02T08:26:33+01:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Welcome to Ginuary …

The month when it’s acceptable to try a different gin or gin cocktail every day!

The gin trend continues to grow

Sales of UK gin have doubled in value in the past five years, according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA). The WSTA’s latest market report reveals that in the year ending 16 June 2018, Brits bought over 60 million bottles of gin worth over £1.6 billion, up 38% on the same period the previous year.

This means that the sales of UK gin at home and abroad has doubled in the last five years. Gin is […]