Meet our new sales manager

By |2019-01-18T16:31:00+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 […]

Celebrating Christmas Jumper Day 2018

By |2019-01-07T14:31:29+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Celebrating Christmas Jumper Day 2018

On Friday 14th December, we donned our sparkliest, funniest and most festive jumpers to raise vital funds for Eden Valley Hospice. We celebrated Christmas Jumper Day and raised £142 for the Carlisle-based hospice.

Staff from across the business took part in the festivities and we would like to thank them all for their generosity.

Here are some pictures of our staff and their jolly jumpers …

Staff brush up on their management skills

By |2018-12-13T16:19:25+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Staff attend Leadership & Management Skills course

Recently, a number of our staff members attended and successfuly completed a Leadership & People Management Skills course.

Julie Bell Consulting Ltd held the two-day course at our headquarters in Rosehill, Carlisle.

Staff who attended the course are already in supervisory roles or stepping up to the role in the near future. The course covered the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor, self awareness, how to manage performance, setting work objectives, delegating tasks and building positive relationships with your role.

Sarah Dhesi, our HR manager, said: “Everyone who completed the course really enjoyed their time with Julie. She’s very friendly and approachable, making […]

Our Christmas delivery schedule

By |2018-12-13T12:16:03+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Christmas 2018/2019 delivery schedule

To help you plan your ordering and deliveries, here’s our Christmas delivery schedule …

Don’t forget to take advantage of our Festive Offers while you can! Our special offers are available until Monday 31st December.

Call our telesales on 01228 523474 Order online

The 6 sandwiches of Christmas

By |2018-11-20T15:41:56+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Make festive lunchtimes exciting!

Sandwich shops, takeways, coffee shops and restaurants are always looking for new ideas to brighten up Christmas lunchtimes, so we’ve made The 6 Sandwiches of Christmas to give you some ideas.

We have a wide range of products to help you entice those customers with a festive buttie.

Everyone loves a festive wrap!

We used our Roberts Square Yorkshire Pudding (206027C) to give this wrap a point of difference. Filled with Cooked Sliced Turkey Breast ( 1000379), accompanied with our Pioneer Pigs in Blankets.

We included brussels sprouts and baby carrots, served with Paxo Sage & Onion Stuffing (303087S) and […]

Have you got your Christmas buffet ready yet?

By |2018-11-19T15:38:14+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

A festive buffet feast

From traditional sausage rolls to mozzarella sticks, we have everything you need to create a magical Christmas spread!

Our Christmas buffet range shown above is all available at promotional prices during November and December.

200865C – Moy Park Chicken Wings of Fire are marinated in a hot fruity sauce and oven roasted to ensure maximum flavour. Perfect for those who like a bit of spice.

205691C – Chefs Selections 1.5″ Sausage Rolls are just the right size for a finger buffet – served either hot or cold.

201177C – Authentic Foods Vegetable & Spinach Pakoras are a delightful combination of potato, cabbage, onion and spinach […]

Free from Christmas

By |2018-11-09T12:11:29+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Free from foods for Christmas

The rise in those following a ‘free from’ diet has increased over recent years and is still a growing market to cater for.

We have put together some great deals on a wide variety of products which help you cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets.

Our buying team work hard source brand new products all the time and many of these new products are suitable for a wide range of diets.

We hope you find our guide easy to use: the products are certainly quality without any compromise to taste.

There is a whole range of new products which are […]