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...

Foodservice rivals combine to deliver five million lockdown packages

Foodservice giants Brakes and Bidfood managed to deliver more than five million shield packages across England and Scotland to those identified as clinically extremely vulnerable during the four month respective Government shielding programmes, which...

JJ offers digital guide to government scheme

JJ Foodservice has launched a digital support campaign to help foodservice outlets take advantage of the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, in which it gives people a discount of up to 50%...

Foodservice range aims to cater for post-lockdown landscape

Foodservice brand Mr Crumb has launched a new packaged food range developed to support the hospitality sector during the reopening from lockdown. Invisible Chef is an artisanal range which uses unique packaging developed in conjunction...