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!

National Burger Day 2019

By |2019-07-31T12:43:18+01:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Celebrate the burger!

This month we have our steak burger mince on offer and this really gives you licence to get creative and make your own burgers, quickly and easily! Made in our butchery to our own recipe, this burger mix is well seasoned and ready for you to shape your own patties to throw on the grill.

We also have our delicious Lamb & Mint Burgers on offer this month. These are ready-made, handcrafted burgers made by our expert butchers and are a great alternative to offer customers.

For a high quality brioche roll, our new Panesco Premium Multigrain Brioche Rounds are […]

Proud sponsors of Carlisle College Awards 2019

By |2019-06-21T14:43:36+01:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Proud sponsors of Carlisle College Awards 2019

Once again, we were delighted to be supporting the Carlisle College Awards. We were sponsors of the Outstanding Apprenticeship Achievement awards which covered five different categories:

* Adult Care

* Technical Services

* Construction

* Professional Services

* Computing

Graham Jenkins, our managing director, and Brian Baxter, key sales & account manager were invited along to celebrate with the shortlisted and winning students.

Graham handed out the awards to the hard-working recipients.

We would like to congratulate all the winners and wish them the very best for the future!

Own brand wins again!

By |2019-06-27T16:19:20+01:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Chefs Selections wins awards

Cash & Carry Management, in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs, has announced the winners of the 2019 CCM Chefs’ Own Brand Awards and we are delighted that our own brand Chefs Selections won awards.

The star of the show for Caterforce was the new Chefs Selections Chocolate Pinata Cake (206203C) which won Best Innovation of the Year: open to any foodservice own-brand product launched within the past 12 months!

The judges found some of the products so good that they awarded them a ‘Best of the Best’ accolade and we’re very proud to say that our Sweet Potato […]

Sponsorship of 23rd Keswick Beer Festival

By |2019-06-11T09:06:54+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Sponsorship of Keswick Beer Festival

This year, we were proud sponsors of the Keswick Beer Festival. Held every year in the beautiful town in the Lakes, the beer festival is organised by The Keswick Lions and Keswick Rugby Club. The festival raises funds to support sport development within the rugby club and as well as a selection of charities chosen by The Lions.

The festival was held on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June and featured over 200 different beers with music from live bands. This year saw the 23rd anniversary of the event.

As always, the crowds turned out in their hundreds to enjoy beer and great music!


Durham students work with world class chocolatier

By |2019-05-16T15:31:51+01:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Durham students work with world class chocolatier

On Wednesday 16th April, we visited New College Durham with award-winning chocolatier and pastry chef, Mark Tilling. Our account manager, Hayley from HB Ingredients, arranged the visit with Leah Walker from the college to engage the students in the art of creating fine desserts from chocolate.

Mark is a world class chocolatier who has appeared on Channel 4’s Creme da la Creme and most recently Extreme Chocolate Makers. He demonstrated a few tricks of the trade and then the students had a practice; the results were amazing!

Our sales managers, Stewart Jack, Maxine Whitfield […]

Sausage sales raise an appealing amount!

By |2019-05-01T15:40:46+01:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Sausage sales raise an appealing amount!

During March, we held a special promotion on one of our favourite recipe sausages to help raise funds for Hospice at Home, Carlisle & North Lakeland. We raised a grand total of £475 to help this worthy cause.

For every kilo of our special Pork & Marmalade Sausage sold, we vowed to donate £1 to the Carlisle-based charity. The sausages are a popular choice for our customers! They are made to our own Cumberland sausage recipe and laced with quality marmalade from Claire’s Handmade.

The initiative tied in with the World’s Original Dalemain Marmalade Awards which were held during March. The festival raises funds every […]

Ten lucky hamper winners!

By |2019-04-15T16:42:34+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Food show winners …

Our successful food show was held in February this year, and as always, we held a grand prize draw.

We are proud to announce the winners of our ten luxury hampers!

The lucky winners were …

1. Helen Garner, The Farmers Arms, Portinscale

2. Donald, The Highland Drove Inn, Grt Salkeld – it was his 43rd wedding anniversary on the day Sue handed over his hamper!

3. Stephanie Skelly, Georgian House Hotel, Whitehaven

4. Julie, The Greyhound Inn, Cotehill, nr Carlisle

5. Jordan Bindi, Italian Cottage Restaurant, Chorley

6. Heather, Boathouse Tea Rooms, Talkin Tarn, nr Carlisle

7. Byron, Proper Tasty, Northallerton