Veganuary 2020

By |2020-01-09T09:40:12+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Veganuary 2020

Veganuary runs for the whole of the month of January and is a charity which inspires people to try veganism.

We have a wide range of plant-based foods on offer this month.

From tasty starters to easy-to-prepare mains and delicious desserts, we’ve got everything covered! Scroll below to find out more about these exciting products and offers.

This month we have a lot of new products for you to try too, including pizza and pasta toppings from Kolios. These toppings are made from coconut oil, with an intense, authentic flavour they melt perfectly in pizza and […]

Christmas delivery schedule

By |2019-12-13T09:01:20+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Christmas delivery schedule

As the big day draws ever closer and to help you plan, here’s our delivery schedule for the festive season …

Monday 23rd December – normal delivery schedule

Tuesday 24th December – deliveries available for all customers

Christmas Day – no deliveries

Boxing Day – no deliveries

Friday 27th December – normal delivery schedule

Saturday 28th December – normal delivery schedule

Sunday 29th December – no deliveries – Carlisle depot is open for collections between 9am and 10am

Monday 30th December – normal delivery schedule

New Year’s Eve – deliveries available for all customers

New Year’s Day – no deliveries

Turn the products you buy into rewards you’ll love!

By |2019-12-03T10:52:30+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Turn the products you buy into rewards you’ll love!

Join Unilever Chef Rewards scheme and turn the products you buy into rewards you’ll love!

It’s quick and simple to use. Register with the scheme, nominate three preferred wholesalers and then simply continue to order the Unilever products you normally buy from us. Your favourite brands such as Hellman’s, Colman’s and Knorr are included in the promotion.

Each product you buy earns you reward points and then all you need to do is exchange the points for some fantastic rewards.

From iPads and Amazon Echos to kitchen equipment such as knives, pasta machines or […]

Happy Halloween!

By |2019-10-09T10:47:08+01:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Happy Halloween!

On Thursday 31st October all the witches, ghouls and ghosts will be coming out to play!

If you’re planning a celebration on the spookiest night of the year, we have everything you need for the little kids and big kids.

Pumpkins for carving … 500214C

Toffee Apples (500215C) and Chocolate Apples (500313C) to enjoy

Golden Delicious Apples to dunk for … 500053C


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Supporting chefs of the future

By |2019-10-02T10:59:05+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Supporting chefs of the future

Pictured above: Dani Hope and Kit Graves, Lake District Hotels with Simon Jackson, headteacher, Keswick School.

Kit Graves, director of Lake District Hotels Ltd, came up with a masterplan to update Keswick School’s food technology facilities. They were so out of touch with today’s professional teaching kitchens, that it required a complete refit. Kit’s idea to turn the room into a TV style Bake-off kitchen was agreed, which then followed with 18 months of fundraising activities from Lake District Hotels Ltd, to raise the required amount of £30,000.

The official opening …

On 20th September, an official opening for […]

The Lakes Single Malt Whisky is revealed

By |2019-09-16T12:13:57+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Lakes Single Malt Whisky is revealed

The Lakes Distillery has unveiled the first in a series of widely available single malt whisky releases that will showcase the house style defined by their whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi.

The whisky was officially launched on Saturday 7th September. However, our sales director, David Jenkins, attended a launch event the day before. Stakeholders were invited along to sample the whisky and find out about the maturation process of this distinctive new reserve.

The event was held at The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite and was led by Dhavall who explained the creativity and expertise involved in the creative process. Dhavall is actively involved at every stage […]

Let’s celebrate British Food Fortnight

By |2019-10-02T16:02:18+01:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Let’s celebrate British Food Fortnight

21st September until 6th October 2019

British Food Fortnight is the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink. It was established in 2002 to bolster Britain’s food and farming industry in the wake of the foot and mouth crisis.

The event is a great opportunity for those who work in any aspect of food and drink to come together and promote the benefits of buying and eating home-produced food.

What are the benefits to your business?

*You will attract new visitors.

*Provenance is becoming increasingly important to customers and if you promote British and local foods, customers are prepared […]

Congratulations to Carlisle Living Award winners!

By |2019-09-09T14:14:02+01:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Congratulations to Carlisle Living Award winners!

On Friday 6th September, Carlisle Living held their annual awards event. The evening took place at The Halston in Carlisle and was attended by the hard-working people of Carlisle who have helped to shape the city over the past 12 months.

Once again, we were proud sponsors of the Food & Drink category. This category sees those whose dedication, innovation and hard work throughout the year has contributed to Carlisle becoming the destination of choice for fine food and drink.

We attended the event as many of our customers were present and shortlisted for prizes. Our sales director, David Jenkins, was on stage to […]

NEW Chefs Selections dairy products are launched!

By |2019-09-05T09:13:18+01:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

NEW Chefs Selections dairy products are launched!

Our brand new range of dairy products is essential for creating appetising dishes.

All of our own brand products are made by BRC accredited producers, so you can be assured that all these dairy products are of the highest quality.

We have luxury full fat soft cheese which is perfect for blinis, soups, pasta sauces and whole host of other recipes.

Why not load your jam scones up with our quality clotted cream?

For loaded nachos, serve with an accompanying soured cream dip – the perfect tapas finger food!

We also have buttermilk, natural yogurt, […]

The Great British Roast Dinner Competition 2019

By |2019-09-04T14:16:08+01:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Great British Roast Dinner Competition 2019

If you serve an amazing roast dinner and think it’s a winner, have you entered this year’s Great British Roast Dinner Competition?

There’s still time to submit your entry and you could be in with a chance to win up to £3,000 worth of kitchen equipment!

There are now two categories to enter: Meat Roast and Vegetarian or Vegan Roast.

Entry is quick and simple via this link and the closing date is 29 September.

Good luck!