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This section covers latest news & events for BFFF and the industry and also the Federation’s commercial activities and events such as the Dinner Dance and Annual Luncheon as well as highlighting important dates for your diary.

If you wish to publicise your company’s news to a wider audience, please send your news story and relevant images to emmacranidge@bfff.co.uk

3 Mar                      BFFF Business Conference & Exhibition 22 – 25 Mar           IFE 2015            14 May                    Frozen & Chilled Foods Golf Day 11 June                   BFFF Industy Forum      11 Jun                     BFFF Dinner Dance & Awards Evening 1 Jul                         BFFF Health & Safety Seminar                    13 Jul                       BFFF Thinking of Joining Seminar 10 – 14 Oct            ANUGA     24 Nov                    […]

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BELECTRIC, FIRST SOLAR CONNECT UK’S LARGEST SOLAR FARM TO GRID 46 MWp solar farm with continued sheep grazing and biodiversity enhancement BELECTRIC UK and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) have connected the United Kingdom’s largest solar farm to the grid. The 46 megawatts (MWDC) Landmead Solar Farm, in East Hanney near Abingdon in Oxfordshire, will […]

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HENDERSON WHOLESALE COLLABORATES WITH CHEP TO FIND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADDED EFFICIENCY AND SAFETY CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, is collaborating with Henderson Wholesale, part of the Mallusk-based Henderson Group, which owns the SPAR, EUROSPAR, VIVOXTRA, VIVO and VIVO Essentials franchise in Northern Ireland. The aim of this partnership is […]

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Alex Fisher joins e-foods’ Board Ex MD of Bidvest 3663 Alex Fisher has joined the board of e-foods as a non-executive director. Under Fisher’s leadership, Bidvest 3663’s brand recognition with the public reached a level normally reserved only for major consumer brands and saw its reputation for service and innovation reach award-winning levels. A European […]

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Central Foods adds MORE gluten-free products to portfolio Central Foods is delighted to announce it has won the exclusive frozen foodservice distribution business for Dohertys, the family butcher and principal producer of gluten-free beefburgers, sausages and meatballs for caterers and retailers in Northern Ireland and County Donegal. So tasty are the new Dohertys gluten-free products, […]

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Chalcroft sponsors Food Manufacture Excellence Awards Chalcroft was pleased to sponsor the Environmental Initiative category at the prestigious annual Excellence Awards hosted by Food Manufacture magazine. Named the “Oscars” of the food and drink industry, the awards are an opportunity to celebrate success and to recognise achievements from across the sector, from renowned global brands […]

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REBRAND FOR PELICAN Saddleworth-based Pelican PR has rebranded as Pelican Communications. The name change reflects Pelican’s development from a traditional PR agency into a marketing communications consultancy, delivering everything from brand management and content creation, through to social media, SEO and people development and training. Managing director, Michael Bennett said: “This is a small but […]

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Thomas Ridley Foodservice launch “Allergen Check” We have done the hard work for our customers “Allergen Check” is a complimentary*bespoke digital report available for individual customers so they can see at-a-glance a list of the products purchased from us and the allergens they contain. Allergen content is also available on our Online Ordering; search for […]

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