JJ Foodservice reports record sales post-pandemic

JJ Foodservice has reported record sales following the reopening of the hospitality sector, with the company putting this down to the eating out market picking up and home consumers continuing to shop in bulk. For...

Bidfood predicts a cautious christmas

2020 will bring a ‘traditional Christmas with caution’, involving socially distanced small gatherings, single serve food or personal buffet platters, as well as celebrating truly British traditions, according to findings from Bidfood. The foodservice giant,...

New group buying manager at Caterforce

Caterforce has appointed former Country Range category buyer Joanna Halucha as its new group buying manager to support its head office team in Cheshire. Replacing Kelly Orme, who will now be working with the buying...

Industry figures launch foodservice strategy business

Former Caterforce managing director Nick Redford is part of a group of experts that have formed foodservice strategy firm Zest Food Partners. Redford has joined forces with founding partner of Arete Procurement Solutions and previously...

Blakemore acquires online vegan store

A.F. Blakemore has purchased online vegan products wholesaler and retailer Vegan Store as part of a strategy to diversify its portfolio of brands whilst adding a purely online division to its structure. Vegan Store claims...