Brook Street Foodservice joins Country Range Group

The Country Range Group (CRG) has welcomes Brook Street Foodservice as its latest member, with the Suffolk-based business hoping to use CRG’s strength to achieve a five year plan of establishing itself as the supplier of choice in the East Anglia region.

The CRG has recently lost two of its members, following Bidcorp’s acquisitions of Thomas Ridley Foodservice and Harvest Fine Foods.

Read more: Bidcorp continues acquisition spree with Thomas Ridley Foodservice purchase

Country Range Group chief executive Martin Ward said: “Brook Street Foodservice is a hugely successful and trusted, family-run food supplier in the heart of Suffolk, and we’re thrilled to welcome Mark, Gavin and their talented team to the Group. Strategically it is important to us to have a CRG member in this area, especially following the huge demand we have had for our Country Range brand products in the region. We look forward to working with them closely to drive further growth and success in the future.”

Gavin Jones, commercial director of Brook Street Foodservice, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to be joining a group of independent family-run businesses, delivering exceptional service, quality and value to their customers in the foodservice sector. The team and I are looking forward to joining the Country Range Group and fully utilising its buying power, marketing expertise, coupled with the best practice and experience of its membership. With recent acquisitions in the sector by large conglomerate companies under the guise of remaining independent, we felt the need to be able position ourselves as a true leading independent foodservice provider in the East Anglia region.”

Read more: Bidcorp acquires Harvest Fine Foods

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via and 07960935659.


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