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News & Events

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.

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NFU Mutual Corporate Insurance win claims award Congratulations to Associate Member NFU Mutual Corporate Insurance, who recently celebrated victory at the Insurance Post Claims Awards 2018, securing the Commercial Lines Team of the Year Award. As a dedicated unit, the Corporate Insurance Claims Team at NFU Mutual have specialised in servicing the bespoke needs of […]

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Jobs boost at Rick Bestwick as business booms Rick Bestwick, the UK’s leading temperature controlled food storage specialist, is celebrating rapid growth with the addition of more than 30 permanent staff. The new starters, at the firm’s Chesterfield headquarters, range from warehouse operatives to apprentices and managers. Rick Bestwick, which is part of the Magnavale […]


Have a Very Vegan Christmas Bidfood Launches 2018 Festive Range The Christmas from Bidfood 2018 range has been unveiled, showcasing innovative food and drink products inspired by this year’s hottest food trends. The range includes the first festive selection of vegan dishes and desserts, in response to latest statistics suggesting there are now around 3.5million […]

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ACM Environmental and Brakes win coveted MRW National Recycling Award 2018 A long-standing and successful partnership between pioneering waste management company, ACM Environmental plc and Brakes, leading grocery and fresh food supplier to the foodservice industry has been rewarded with a superb victory at this year’s National Recycling Awards. Beating off some extremely strong competition, […]

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World Biogas Association joins Climate & Clean Air Coalition The World Biogas Association (WBA) has this week been accepted as a new Actor under the Agriculture and Waste Initiatives of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC). The CCAC’s partners and participants work in cooperation with key emitters of short-lived climate […]

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