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Our work at Oliver Kay Produce is all about nurturing close relationships between our growers and customers. We talk to our farmers daily in order to source the best value products as soon as they come into season. We can then react to the needs of our customers and get them the best produce when it is at its freshest.
The close relationships we have with our farmers, many of whom have grown alongside us from Day One, gives us access to the best of their crop at their very best prices. And the close relationships we have with our customers means we’re always on the lookout for something new.
We passionately believe that food in season is food at its most delicious.
Working with our buyers and growers, we compile concise and informative Crop Reports to help you make the most of the produce that’s coming into season next and when you can expect it.
We also employ a full time chef to help our customers plan tasty, imaginative and cost effective menus.
If there’s a shortage, whether through disease or environmental issues, we’ll keep you in the loop and let you know which products and varieties to avoid. It’s all part of the service.
Campbell Brothers Purveyors of Quality Meats offer knowledge and experience through over 100 years working as butchers striving for butchery excellence and expanding into fish & seafood and produce to offer a full range of ingredients to professional kitchens throughout Scotland and North England. Despite the changing times and developments in technology and hi-tec production processes, Campbell Brothers have maintained their traditional values of quality product with a quality service.
Our expertise in meat, fish and produce offers our customers the ability to order all main ingredients from one supplier. We are always keen know what our customers changing requirements are so we may offer a full menu of ingredients to suit. These varied expertise and capabilities enables you to receive a full service of fresh meat, fish and produce from one reliable supplier.
Our Specialist Divisions of meat, fish & seafood, and produce are managed by key individuals who are specialists in their product. We work closely with our customers to ensure we are buying the best product available. Each division is run as a separate business unit to ensure we have the ability, expertise and focus required in today's demanding market, to service our customers to our best ability. Our dedicated teams in each division will be happy to discuss your requirements and ensure your product choice is the best available and fits with your needs. We can also assist you with your menu development, seasonality, specials and new trends.
Food Safety and Traceability are the overriding priorities at Campbell Brothers. We work to ensure our facilities, products and staff training meet all of the requirements to give you the confidence that we are a safe choice in food supply.
The Rustic Cheese Company was founded on over 15 years' experience supplying outstanding cheeses to some of London’s top kitchens.
We supply the finest quality cheeses from some of the best artisan producers.
Whether you are looking for a chunk of Montgomery’s Cheddar, a wedge of the finest Stilton from Colston Bassett Dairy or a modest cream cheese from Lancashire, we are always able to advise and source cheeses to best suit your individual requirements.
We love to form strong, lasting relationships with our customers and this is supported by our continual enthusiasm towards training and education to ensure that our customers have the knowledge to properly care for their cheeses, and ultimately give customers the best experience from their cheeseboards.
We deliver cheese throughout London and the UK, offering next day delivery.
We are immensely passionate and knowledgeable at The Rustic Cheese Company, so feel free to contact us and see how we can help you.
Pritchitts is the foodservice division of Lakeland Dairies, one of Ireland’s largest farmer owned dairy co-operatives. Our cows graze on lush, green pastures producing high quality milk, which is collected from over 2,200 family farms on a daily basis. We produce a wide range of dairy products in the north and south of Ireland, supplying customers in over 70 countries worldwide.
We are experts in long life dairy products including Cream (Millac), Blended Cream (Millac Gold), Cream Alternatives (Millac Gold), Milk (including mini Pots and Sticks), Butter (Lakeland), Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt.
Our products are developed with the professional chef in mind, delivering high quality, high performing solutions. We have continuing dialogue with chefs across the industry to keep up-to-date with trends and key functional needs from dairy products that keep us at the forefront of the market.
Sourcing fish responsibly is paramount to Direct Seafoods. With business units around the UK and Ireland, each managed by industry experts, Direct Seafoods are able to provide fresh, locally sourced fish and seafood to restaurants, hotels and contract caterers nationwide. Direct Seafoods passionately believe in promoting the most sustainable products available. They work closely with their fish and seafood suppliers, both mainstream and specialist. The company have links with NGOs such as MSC to develop and market sustainable alternatives. Fish is only shipped across the country if it is not available locally; minimum food miles means maximum freshness.
For more information about Direct Seafoods visit www.directseafoods.co.uk
Wild Atlantic Prawns Chef Education programme is a collaborative initative from Royal Greenland (http://www.royalgreenland.com) and the Association of Seafood Producers (http://www.seafoodproducers.org) supported by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
It is designed to provide Chefs, Trainee Chefs and those studying Hospitality Management subjects an introduction to Wild Atlantic Prawns.
The suite of lessons will cover:
- What are Wild Atlantic Prawns, where do they come from, how are they processed;
- How to prepare and serve Wild Atlantic Prawns including classic dishes reinvented, perfect pairings and the best use of Wild Atlantic Prawns;
- Consumer insight into how consumers buy and choose shellfish and ways in which you can attract new customers and maximise return from Wild Atlantic Prawn based dishes;
- Nutritional benefits, provenance and sustainability and the best way to communicate on-menu.
We could even arrange to visit your college to offer a FREE masterclass - please get in touch via email.
Comark Instruments has over 50 years’ experience as a leading, international manufacturer of high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, supplying over one mission instruments per annum.
As experts in temperature, we provide products and monitoring solutions to the food industry that aid compliance with HACCP regulations and due diligence procedures, helping to improve product safety to customers, eliminate risk and reduce cost in the supply chain.
Nestlé Professional CHEF®, created by “chefs for chefs”, offers a range of high quality stocks and fumets exclusive to the out of home chefs’ community.
Over the last 40 years, we’ve worked hard to fine tune our products to ensure they meet the standards of Chefs. Our clean, intense and perfectly balanced stocks and fumets are crafted to be the perfect base for their creativity. Unrivalled in quality and tailored to their needs, these innovative products are inspired by chefs, our most valued partners.
Every day 100 million people around the world eat a gelato produced by Carpigiani equipment
With a reputation for providing high quality equipment and exceptional service, leading Italian ice cream equipment manufacturer Carpigiani has the expertise, knowledge and design support to provide truly innovative solutions for your kitchen.
Based in London's New Covent Garden Market, Wild Harvest supplies the very finest seasonal ingredients to top restaurants around the UK.
Lactalis McLelland is the UK subsidiary of Groupe Lactalis, the world's leading international dairy group with a presence in 145 countries and employing over 54,000 people.
In 2013, our sales were £849.8 million*, delivering a Trading profit of £138.9 million. Branded products represent approximately 87% of sales while the remainder comes from sales of a range of non-branded products, principally to the UK’s major retailers.
We employ around 4,000 people operating from over 17 sites across the country.
Pommery is owned and operated by Vranken-Pommery Monopole, the largest family-owned producer of Champagne.
Location: Excel London
Dates: 29th Feb – 3rd Mar 2016
Hotelympia is the UK's largest exhibition for foodservice and hospitality. Running every two years, it's the ultimate platform for exhibitors and visitors to meet in a business-focused environment, covering food and drink, catering equipment, interiors, bathroom & spa, tabletop, careers and technology.
The Staff Canteen will bring the UK finest Chefs to The Staff Canteen Live Innovations Theatre.
French Fine Chocolate Manufacturer at the service of Gastronomy Professionals
French bread, patisserie and pastry producer. Supplier to leading hotels, restaurants, retailers and cafes.
From schools to pubs, full service restaurants to hotels and QSR, we are the caterer's choice for potato products, premium fries and favourites such as onion rings and hash browns. Visit our website or follow us on Twitter @avikouk for recipe inspiration, cooking tips, insight and advice for menu success.
Geographically, Norway is one long coastline. So it’s no surprise that we’re a fishing nation. It’s in our genes after all; plenty of our fathers and their fathers before them made their living at sea, and as children we grow up eating it. At the Norwegian Seafood Council, our job is to tell this story – and why we are one of the world’s biggest and most sustainable producers of seafood.
Part of the world's leading international dairy group, Lactalis Professional offer a wide variety of products from leading global brands Galbani and Président , alongside local brands such as Rachel’s and Lubborn. With their product range and expertise they can assist operators in maximising their dairy offering across foodservice sectors.
Are you a confident young chef, under 23, and ready to show off your skills and boost your career prospects?
Created by chefs, for chefs, Essential Cuisine's range of premium, British-made stocks, jus, gravy, demi-glace and glaces provides kitchens with the peace of mind that their dishes will always shine, giving chefs the ability to do more with less, and the time and confidence to be more creative.