JJ acquires Gatelands Supplies to aid Asian hospitality strategy

JJ Foodservice has acquired London-based wholesaler Gatelands Supplies as part of a strategy to increase its offering to Asian restaurants.

Gatelands has a focus on importing authentic Thai, Chinese, and Japanese goods, and brings a dedicated support team that focuses on the Asian hospitality sector to JJ.

The acquisition is effective immediately, with the Gatelands team joining the JJ Enfield Branch and over 300 new products added to the JJ Foodservice range.

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Chief sales officer for JJ Foodservice, Baris Kacar, said, “By combining Gatelands’ expertise with our distribution network, we’re reinforcing our commitment to support the Asian restaurant sector.”

Director of Gatelands supplies, Christopher Christofi, said, “With over 35 years of experience in the hospitality sector, JJ Foodservice stands as a prominent industry leader. Strategically situated across 12 locations, its expanded infrastructure means our customers will benefit from local collection, fast deliveries, and an extensive product range.”

The acquisition aligns with JJ Foodservice’s commitment to expand its offerings to key segments within the hospitality industry. “We’re dedicated to continually growing our product range and increasing our knowledge and expertise through strategic acquisitions,” said Baris.

“We welcome any interested parties to reach out and explore potential collaborations,” he added.

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


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