Q Catering wins sole catering contract with school meals provider

Q Catering has been awarded a sole supply agreement with south east England school meal provider Independent Catering Management (ICM).

The contract has previously been shared with Brakes for 15 years, but Q now has sole ownership of the deal for frozen and chilled products.

Andrew Saunders, managing director at Independent Catering Management comments: “We have worked with Q Catering for many years, but in the light of adverse changes in the sector and the industry, we have decided to solely trade with Q Catering for all our ambient and frozen needs.

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“Challenges are not new in contract catering. As always, flexibility and versatility are key to any successful business. Over time we realised that the opportunity of working uniquely with Q would give both additional support and control to our purchasing. Notwithstanding the need to flex as required, working with a company small enough to listen but big enough to deliver.

Steve Clarke, managing director at Q Catering added: “Winning the sole supply agreement with ICM has been a huge win for us at Q Catering. It’s been a joy working with the team there over the years and we’ve really come to understand their wants and needs, which results in a fantastic, collaborative working environment. We look forward to the years ahead.”

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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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