Caterforce welcomes Q Catering into membership

Q Catering has joined Caterforce, with the Kent-based wholesaler looking to the buying group to help it achieve its goal of hitting £20m turnover before 2030.

Based in Sittingbourne and established in 2003, the company supplies a range of quality grocery, chilled, and frozen food products to more than 800 businesses across the South East of England, including 175 schools across Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

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“This is a really exciting time for us as a business,” said Steve Clarke, managing director of Q Catering. “In addition to our recently appointed senior management team, we have launched a number of key service improvements, welcomed new customers and expanded our product range, plus we have hugely ambitious plans for the future. As a founding member of Caterforce with my family business, Kent Frozen Foods, it feels like the perfect fit for Q Catering and I am looking forward to working with Gary and the board members again.”

“We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Q Catering to Caterforce,” said Gary Mullineux, managing director, Caterforce.  “Steve and the team’s ambition, drive and commitment to sustainable growth makes them a truly excellent fit for the Group. Based in the South East of England, they are perfectly located to enhance our national coverage of the UK and Ireland and we are looking forward to working closely with the Q Catering team alongside our other members to help drive growth throughout 2023.”

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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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