Corporate Members

AAK Foodservice

AAK UK Foodservice provides a wide and versatile portfolio of professional cooking products. From market leading high performance long life cooking oil Prep, to the exciting and extensive range of Lion Sauces! With AAK in your professional kitchen you have quality on your side. 

Adande Refrigeration

Proven to increase hospitality profits, Adande is the only refrigeration that keeps the cold air with stored food to improve food quality and save users money:
*   Significantly longer food life
*   Safer food storage
*   Up to 66% energy savings
*   Switchable from fridge to freezer
*   Reliable, robust and long lasting
*   Quick to clean and light on maintenance
*   Blast chiller option
It’s no surprise that over 90% of users recommend Adande


allmanhall are food procurement experts. They offer full management of the food, catering and housekeeping supply chain. allmanhall provide clients with support, insight, control and value, resulting in supplier management, administrative efficiencies and cost savings. allmanhall is committed to working in genuine collaboration with clients and flexing the solution to address their individual situation.


Amadeus delivers catering solutions to venues and event organisers who want to provide visitors with a unique and memorable food experience. Unlike its competitors, Amadeus does this differently by drawing on 40 years’ experience operating in venues and creating events as part of the NEC Group. Amadeus deliver catering solutions for the likes of the NEC, ICC, Genting Arena, Barclaycard Arena, Vox Conference Centre, Cadbury World, Dudley Zoo and The Scottish Open.

Bacardi UK Ltd.

Bacardi - nurtured by seven generations of the Bacardi family - is a vibrant, family-owned spirits company, as well as the world's largest privately held spirits company.  The Company has grown to include an impressive portfolio of premium spirits: BACARDI rum, GREY GOOSE vodka, DEWAR'S Blended Scotch whisky, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE gin, ERISTOFF vodka, CAZADORES tequila and MARTINI vermouth. In addition, the Company has more than 200 brands and labels.



Bestway Wholesale

Bestway Wholesale is the largest privately owned food and drink wholesaler in the UK specialising in providing a comprehensive one-stop-shop solution to the hospitality sector. Our distribution network is truly national, from our 60 depots our multi-temperature fleet delivers your chilled, ambient and frozen requirements with next day delivery capability. From large public sector accounts to individual customers, Bestway Wholesale supplies the widest range of ambient, fresh, chilled, frozen, licensed products to the industry. 

Better Wholesaling

Better Wholesaling provides easy-to-digest, authoritative and actionable advice to grocery and foodservice wholesalers through a monthly magazine, website and annual BW Summit. We aim to help the industry improve sell-through and support its customers better by promoting best practice examples from leading wholesalers and suppliers across the foodservice, cash & carry and delivered sectors.

Bidvest Foodservice

Bidvest Foodservice is one of the UK’s leading foodservices providers, supplying national and independent customers across the catering industry, from healthcare and education customers to pubs, hotels and restaurants. The company is passionate about food and is proud to offer its customers a choice of over 13,000 Own Brand and branded lines from essential ingredients to ready-to-finish products; beers, wines and spirits; catering suppliers; tableware and cleaning products. 





Britvic Soft Drinks

Britvic Soft Drinks

Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division

Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division is the UK’s leading supplier of disposables, catering equipment and guest amenities to all sectors of the catering and hospitality industry. The businesses that form part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division offer an extensive nationwide distribution network, providing the most comprehensive range in the marketplace.

Casual Dining

Casual Dining, a new dedicated trade show aimed at the highly successful casual dining market, will launch at London’s Business Design Centre on 26-27 February 2014.
With the tag line ‘Inspiring Innovation’, the event will feature a high profile seminar and keynote programme running alongside a trade exhibition of around 150 hand-picked companies who supply the broad range of innovative products required to run casual dining businesses.

Caterer & Hotelkeeper

Caterer & Hotelkeeper


CESA (Catering Equipment Suppliers' Association) is the leading voice for the Catering Equipment Industry. It is on hand to provide information and advice for, and on behalf of, over 170 companies who manufacture, service and supply equipment and tableware.  CESA is also able to give up to date technical and policy information.  


CGA is the leading business intelligence and strategic consultancy provider for the ‘out of home’ leisure market in the United Kingdom and United States. We live, love, breathe our industry: harnessing our passion and knowledge of consumer insight and market measurement to help our clients make smarter and more informed decisions. Learn more: 

CH& Co Group

CH&Co Group is an exciting portfolio of specialist businesses designed to provide the ideal catering, event or service solution for business & industry, education, healthcare, inspiring venues, and amazing visitor attractions. The Group employs a team of nearly 5000 working across 450 locations around the UK and Ireland, and has held a Royal Warrant for Catering Services since 2013. 

Chef Direct

Chef Direct was created to specifically cater for the unique needs of Foodservice operators. Our aim is to build a bespoke one-stop supply chain solution for your business.

As part of the Booker Group, our customers can benefit from Booker's scale as the U.K's largest food wholesaler, whilst utilising Chef Direct's industry leading logistics capabilities.




Cirkle is the UK’s current trade PR Agency of the Year*, with a host of blue chip clients across foodservice, retail trade and consumer sectors. The multi-award-winning agency has the largest food and drink trade team in the country, working with clients such as Premier Foods, GSK, Kerry Foods, PepsiCo and Mission Foods.

*Second consecutive year holding the title as Grocer Trade PR Agency of the Year

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Collins King & Associates

Collins King & Associates

Compass Group - UK & Ireland

Compass Group - UK & Ireland

Contract Options

Contract Options

Costa Ltd

Voted the nations favourite Coffee Shop for three years running, Costa is a global success story with nearly 2,000 stores, 3,000 express machines and 4,000 Proud to Serve Sites.  Costa is confident it has every solution to meet all of your coffee requirements and is dedicated to saving the world from mediocre coffee.......join the revolution! 

Country Range Group

Focused on delivering excellent service to independent caterers, Country Range Group provides our 16 members with all the benefits of a professional buying Group including exclusive access to the Country Range professional catering brand. The Stir It Up magazine also provides caterers with the latest news, products and promotions.

Creed Foodservice

Creed Foodservice is an independent, family-owned delivered foodservice wholesaler, offering independent and group customers products from across the grocery, chilled, frozen, butchery, fresh produce and non-food categories, all delivered on one vehicle. With expertise in education, care, leisure and hospitality sectors, Creed has a thorough understanding of customers’ added value needs.


CRITIQUIE is a unique, fully customisable and revolutionary solution which is highly effective at obtaining customer feedback. It’s quick and simple for your customers to use and it’s easy for you too as the data is collated, analysed and provided to you in graphical format. It’s fresh confidential approach gives you a huge insight into your customers experience and enables you to know what works well and what could work better. Email:



Dewberry Redpoint

Dewberry Redpoint

Diversified Business Communications

Diversified Business Communications UK is a fast growing trade event organiser and publisher.  Key events include Casual Dining - the UK’s only dedicated trade event for casual dining sector and lunch! - the multi-award-winning contemporary food to go show. Diversified UK is part of Diversified Business Communications, a leading international media company with sector leading exhibitions, conferences, publications and websites.

Elior UK

Elior UK



Essential Cuisine

Essential Cuisine is a chef-led UK manufacturer focusing on the provision of specialist stocks, jus and gravies to the foodservice sector, supplying the professional chef with the taste and performance of the best kitchen-made products.


Ferrero is an Italian family-owned company founded in 1942 by Pietro Ferrero. Its first product was a pasta gianduja, which became a ‘supercrema gianduja’, and in 1964 the product we know today, nutella ®. nutella®, the UK’s No. 1 spread brand*, is available for the foodservice sector in a 15g portion and 750g jar. In 2014 a 3kg plastic catering pack and a 30g mini jar will launch, and for conferencing, receptions and front of house a small bag of Tic Tacs containing four sweets.
*A C Neilsen, total spreads, 52 weeks w/e 05.10.13 

Fleet Street Communications

Fleet Street Communications


Flexy is a different kind of staffing agency. With one of the largest talent pools in the UK, Flexy gives companies unrivalled control over sourcing, engaging, and managing qualified and skilled candidates. Operating across hospitality, warehousing, office and manufacturing, Flexy offers an easy to use online platform to unlock local labour on demand, removing the traditional pain points of using a temporary staffing agency. Flexy is available throughout the UK.

Food Alert

Food Alert specialise in food hygiene and health & safety solutions for the catering and hospitality sectors. Our services include policy development, auditing, risk assessment and incident management. We also provide a wide range of CIEH approved in-house training courses and e-learning courses.

Foodservice Packaging Association

Foodservice Packaging Association


Fourth employs 250 people, with offices in London, Cheshire, Connecticut, New York and Ukraine. Fourth is the leading global provider of completely integrated cloud-based solutions for the hospitality and hotel industries covering Labour & Payroll and Inventory & Purchase-to-Pay. Its solutions are used in 54 countries and it has over 1000 customers.

Fresh Montgomery

Fresh Montgomery is a market-leading events business. Founded in 1999, it is now part of the Montgomery Group that has been running face-to-face events since 1895. Montgomery is the largest privately owned events business in the UK. We are proud of what we do and work hard to stage innovative, stand-out events for the UK and international foodservice, hospitality & retail industries. Our shows include Hotelympia, The Great Hospitality Show, ScotHot, IFEX, IFE, The Speciality & Fine Food Fair – and many more.

Fusion FSM

Fusion FSM

Futura Foods

Futura Foods is one of the largest suppliers of continental cheese to the UK and Ireland. Our range includes Greek, Cypriot, Italian, Spanish and Northern European cheeses from carefully selected partner dairies across Europe. Our flexible distribution network enables us to supply an extensive range to retailers, wholesalers, food manufacturers and food service.


FWD is the representative body for the UK food and drink distributors who supply and support over 330,000 foodservice operators. We speak for members in the formulation of Government policy and legislation, promote the foodservice opportunity to product suppliers, and bring supply chain partners together to facilitate more efficient distribution and better understanding of the market and its customers.

Gram (UK) Ltd.

Gram UK is Europe’s leading manufacturer of energy efficient commercial refrigeration, providing the foodservice sector with individually tailored solutions to suit each and every caterer’s needs.

As well as standard cabinets and counters, the selection includes special products such as roll-in cabinets, blast chillers, coldrooms, bakery cabinets and more.

H2O Publishing Ltd.

H2O Publishing Ltd.

Harrison Catering Services

Founded in 1994, Harrison Catering Services is an independent family-owned company providing catering in multiple sites across the UK. Our teams are focussed on delivering the best for our clients and customers every day with exciting dishes cooked from scratch using fresh quality, seasonal ingredients. We are ‘Food with thought’.


HGEM is the UK’s leading expert in guest experience management (GEM). HGEM provides hospitality operators with tools for intelligence gathering, guest engagement and learning, working closely with them to help generate revenue growth through effective GEM.

With a personal approach and modern software, HGEM services include Mystery Guest visits, online feedback, social advocacy and performance analysis. Clients include Wagamama, Turtle Bay, Greene King, Malmaison, LEON and Subway.

Hospitality Action

Hospitality Action is the trade charity offering a crucial lifeline to people of all ages, working and retired, from the hospitality industry. Whether they are approached by a chef, housekeeper, school cook or waiter, Hospitality Action will endeavour to support, whatever the difficulty.

ISS Facility Services Food and Hospitality

ISS Facility Services Food and Hospitality

Jellybean Creative Solutions

Jellybean is a leading independent foodservice agency comprised of a dedicated team of food and drink marketing professionals.  We devise communication strategies for some of the biggest brands in hospitality. For 28 years Jellybean has had an exemplary reputation for delivering strategic and creative marketing that really helps brands grow out of home.

Johnsons Stalbridge Linen Services

Johnsons Stalbridge Linen Services offer a specialist linen hire and laundry service to the catering, hotel & leisure industry. We offer smart chefs wear, elegant table linen, crisp white bed linen, and fluffy towels. Our products are accompanied by our famous “no contract” policy and flexibility to suit business needs.

KP Snacks

KP Snacks is part of the Intersnack Group, a family owned, private company that is a long-term investor in its brands, factories and people. KP Snacks has an extensive portfolio of iconic UK brands for all of the family, including McCoy's, Hula Hoops, Pom Bear, KP Nuts, Phileas Fogg and many more. KP is the chosen snack experts, enriching lives every day.

Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz Foodservice is the name behind a world-class portfolio of brands. From our renowned condiments, soups and dressings to our new brand of nuts, our products are designed to inspire chefs, excite consumers and innovate menus.

Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies

Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Lucozade Ribena Suntory combines 85 years of knowledge with an appetite for innovation to create some of the nation’s best-loved soft drinks. Formed in January 2014, when Japanese Suntory, the world's 3rd largest soft drinks company, acquired Lucozade and Ribena. At the heart of the business is our “Yatte Minahare” approach, which means ‘go for it’ and continually challenges us to change and improve to create bigger, better brand ideas for our consumers.


lunch! is the UK’s fastest growing, most successful and multi-award winning business event for the multi-billion pound food-to-go industry.  It attracts over 240 food, drink packaging and equipment exhibitors, and over 4300 trade buyers to source the very latest innovative products, keep up with industry developments and network.

Matthew Algie

The UK’s largest independent coffee roaster, working across the UK and Ireland to provide market leading ethical coffees. From hand roasted single origins to launching the world’s first triple certified espresso blend, we have all the equipment, training, insight and ancillary product you may ever need to serve the perfect cup!

Matthew Clark

For us, a great drink is part of a much bigger journey that spans from the perfect grape being picked through to a contented person’s lips. It’s our 200 years of sourcing and supplying every type of drink that knows what it takes to make for the perfect drinking experience. With our limitless product range, we have enough to stock a bar that can meet any order, whatever your request - no matter what your size of operation and wherever you might be.  Why not get in touch?

McCain Foods

McCain Foods

MDC Foods Ltd.

MDC Foods provides a compelling range of Foodservice Products across a band of categories.

IQF Added Value Vegetable lines such as Gratins and Grilled Vegetables
IQF Fruits & Purees
IQF Pasta & Rice Ready Meals
IQF Added Value Potato Products

A high Percentage of the above are sourced and processed in our own plants thus giving full traceability and peace of mind.

Meal Creations by Kerry Foods

At Meal Creations by Kerry Foods we are passionate about creating the highest quality dishes, with expertise and heritage across a broad range of cuisines, including Ethnic, Pan Asian, Italian and Tex Mex. With capability to develop bespoke solutions covering soups, sauces, meal centres, rice, breakfast, sausage & bacon and cooked proteins.  

Meiko UK Limited

Meiko UK Limited supplies, installs and maintains all types of warewashing equipment from small undercounter machines for bars, pubs and cafes, to larger hood type, rack transport and flight warewashing machines for airlines, hospitals, universities and hotels. Meiko UK is proud to have achieved a reputation for offering total customer satisfaction through superior product quality and dedicated customer service.

Mission Foodservice

At Mission, our passion for producing the finest quality tortillas products spans more than 60 years, when our parent company, Gruma SA of Monterrey, Mexico was founded.  Today our range encompasses tortilla chips, wraps and other speciality flat breads.  

Nestle Professional

Nestle Professional



Pelican Procurement Services

Pelican is one of the UK’s leading experts in procurement for the hospitality, education and private healthcare sectors. The business manages the purchasing requirements of its customers,with a strong focus on delivering greater productivity, better efficiency and increased profitability across a number of purchasing categories.  

Peros Ltd

Peros: Amazing coffee and so much more. Our branded coffee programmes include Eros and Boutique Espresso and we offer a Fairtrade bakery range from One World, along with cold drinks, impulse and confectionery ranges. We supply fully serviced   drinks machines including espresso machines and hospitality solutions with full training support.

Phoenix Media Network

Phoenix Media Network

Premier Foods

Premier Foods





Rational UK Ltd.

Rational’s SelfCookingCenter® whitefficiency® replaces 40-50% of traditional cooking appliances, reducing the kitchen size by at least 30% and reducing energy consumption by as much as 70%.  Cooking results are brilliant!  Voted Chef’s Choice 2013 by Restaurant magazine readers.  Seeing is believing: book a test-drive at your nearest Rational CookingLive. 


A family run business, Reynolds is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fresh fruit and vegetables, cheese and dairy to the catering industry, covering the whole of the UK. We pride ourselves on our reliability, flexibility and exceptional customer service as well as our strong relationships with UK growers. Produce is fully traceable back to the farm. Reynolds takes its responsibility to the environment very seriously and holds the Environmental Management System standard ISO 14001.

RMS Revenue Management Solutions

Leveraging premier consulting services and patented methodology in the use of statistics and quantitative modeling for the restaurant and retail industries RMS provides an understanding of what customers are willing to pay for a product, how to determine the most profitable locations to open a business and how best to allocate media and promotional resources to effectively execute marketing strategies.


Rollover is the UK’s leading Hot Dog brand providing a range of free-on-loan equipment, traditional German Bockwurst sausages, breads, sauces and accessories as part of the full package. In addition to Hot Dogs we also supply Burgers, Nachos and Popcorn to many foodservice and retail customers.

RSPCA Assured

RSPCA Assured is the RSPCA’s farm assurance scheme and ethical food label dedicated to higher farm animal welfare.
The use of the RSPCA Assured label makes it easy to recognise products from animals that have had a better life.  It raises consumer awareness,  builds confidence and trust in the provenance and traceability of the supply chain and supports the CSR aspirations of companies involved with the scheme.

Single Source Limited

Single Source is the largest UK manufacturer of single serve portions and is part of the PortionPack Europe Group, the biggest supplier of portions in Europe and part of Südzucker the largest sugar refiner in Europe.

Focused on the UK foodservice market, we are both experienced suppliers of portions and the chosen route to market for some of the UK’s largest foodservice brands.

Smart Group Ltd

The Smart Group is a dynamic collection of hospitality, catering and event management businesses with over 20 years’ experience; founded and led by CEO, Greg Lawson, and consisting of Smart Christmas Parties, Smart Live, Smart Hospitality, Smart Sport, Moving Venue and Battersea Evolution. Smart Group is also the sole in-house caterers of several venues across the capital including Landing Forty Two and Here East. The Group has hosted, catered and managed a huge variety of events, from international sporting events such as the Royal Ascot Village, Olympics & Wimbledon to corporate and charitable functions including the Sports Industry Awards, as well as Christmas parties for Mercedes-Benz Formula One and conferences for Adobe and Google.

Sodexo UK & Ireland

Sodexo is the world’s largest services provider and the 18th largest employer worldwide.  In the UK and Ireland its 35,000 people deliver quality of life services to clients at some 2,300 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, justice and defence sectors.

Speed Communications

Speed Communications

Springboard UK

Springboard UK

STS Solutions

STS Solutions are award-winning, industry leading food safety specialists. Over the last 30 years we have grown into the UK’s leading provider of food safety services with a reputation for quality. Regardless of the size of your business, we are passionate about protecting and enhancing the reputation of our clients. As part of the ELAS Group, STS provides all the food safety and business support your company needs to succeed.

Tchibo Coffee International

Tchibo Coffee International Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German family company Tchibo GmbH, one of the largest coffee roasters in Europe, and the leading coffee brand in Germany.  Tchibo Coffee Service has a diverse brand and product portfolio, cutting edge equipment, comprehensive service, training resources and innovative marketing solutions, we are confident we can meet the varied needs of our diverse marketplace. 

The Handmade Cake Company

We have been baking daytime cakes for coffee shops and caterer for 30 years – all our cakes are scratch baked, finished by hand then frozen. We have won numerous Great Taste Awards over the last few years so we must know what we are doing!

The Hub

Combining industry expertise with a multi-disciplined marketing approach enables The Hub to produce intelligent campaigns that effectively communicate and build brands that stand out. Dedicated to the foodservice and hospitality sector, we have a unique understanding of the diverse out of home market as well as the challenges it faces. By understanding our clients’ business, we apply experience and knowledge to implement winning solutions.

Tilda Foodservice

Tilda offers caterers a complete range of high quality, great tasting rice, which delivers a consistent result they can rely on. Respected by chefs nationwide, it is a must-have ingredient for any professional kitchen. Tilda Basmati carries the Craft Guild of Chefs stamp of approval through its rigorous endorsement programme.

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland

Our mission is simple… to create the best possible coffee experience whenever and wherever it’s brewed.

We understand every small but important detail - from hand-roasted coffee and branded or bespoke blends, to world-class equipment and accredited training. With everything from unique market insight and research, comprehensive service packages and a dedicated, passionate team to back us up, we can help you be outstanding in a fiercely competitive market and ahead of the curve.

Unilever Food Solutions

Unilever Food Solutions

Vestey Foods

At Vestey Foods we specialise in the sourcing, development, import and delivery of Food products to the UK market. Our expertise covers poultry, pork, beef, lamb, and fish and seafood, in addition to ration packs and a full catering range serviced from our own distribution network.

Our goal is to be the pivotal link in the food chain, enabling our customers to access the supply market more effectively whilst providing competitive advantage through our innovation.

William Reed Exhibitions

William Reed Exhibitions


YouGov is an international, full-service market research agency and is considered to be the pioneer of online market research. Our suite of syndicated, proprietary data products includes: BrandIndex, the daily brand perception tracker; SoMA, the social media audience analysis tool; Profiles, our tool for media planning, market segmentation and forecasting; and Reports which provide comprehensive market intelligence on a range of sectors. The market-leading YouGov Omnibus provides a fast and cost-effective service for obtaining answers to research questions from both national and selected samples. Our custom research business conducts a wide range of quantative and qualitative research, tailored to our specialist teams to meet our clients’ specific requirements. 

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