Country Range hosts foodservice industry at business development day

The Country Range Group’s recently hosted its latest business development days at Doncaster Racecourse, with more than 150 member and supplier delegates in attendance to discover and sa wide range of products and ingredient.

Suppliers showcasing their product ranges included Kellanova, Mizkan and Pladis, with the buying group also providing a sneak preview of its upcoming launches for the spring including a stunning selection of new cakes and a duo of new cookie pucks.

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Country Range Group head of trading Dean Pendlebury said: “Our business development days in Q1 are a fantastic way of helping our members, suppliers and customers get off to a fast start and take advantage of the latest products, solutions and trends.  A crucial part of our Group’s annual event calendar, this year’s event at Doncaster Racecourse once again proved a supreme success. Offering fantastic opportunities for face-to-face meetings, relationship building and for product sampling and live demonstrations, the energy, engagement and innovation in the room was incredible to see. A massive thanks to all our suppliers and guests.”

Mike Ager of Premier Foods said: “Premier Foods find the Country Range Group BDD invaluable. This offers a great opportunity for us to network with all the members, share plans and build relationships. The event is always extremely well organised, which allows us and the members, to make the most of the time we have together.”

Kate Robinson of Unilever said: “CRG’s BDD Event is a great opportunity to get in front of the people that matter! It gives both members and suppliers the opportunity to set the agenda for working together in a co-creative and collaborative manner helping us engage with plans that can then be developed through the year.”

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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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