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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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Fever detection technology donated to West Bromwich care home to fight coronavirus   As the UK begins to enter phase two of the coronavirus response many believe that fever screening technology will play a crucial role in protecting frontline care providers and their patients.   Bromsgrove based, GMS Group and security technology distributor, Fortus UK, […]

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Battery care: How to store your forklift battery during the shutdown The coronavirus crisis is creating huge amounts of disruption for business and society all over the world. Companies are having to deal with high levels of staff absence, reduced demand for services and products and even mandatory shutdowns in some countries. Many businesses’ services […]

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Aviko Partners with Flipdish to Help Operators Get Delivery Ready Aviko Foodservice has joined forces with online ordering service Flipdish for an exclusive deal that will allow operators to create an online presence for their takeaway offering and get delivery ready. Through this new partnership with Flipdish, Aviko Foodservice is offering its customers the chance […]

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ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown The Environment Agency and devolved nations’ regulators have expressed concern over the issue of organic waste surpluses created by the Covid-19 lockdown. In response, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the REA have launched a survey to identify […]

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Oakland International Completes Racking Safety System Rollout   Supply chain solutions specialist, Oakland International, has completed a key investment in a unique warehouse racking safety system which removes the risk of racking collapse across its UK and Ireland business operations.   Oakland International General Manager, Jamie Robinson, commented: “We wanted a solution which would provide […]

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GOLDEN BAKE PARTNERS WITH MRS BROWN TO CREATE TV STAR’S FIRST EVER FOOD BRAND MRS BROWN’S KITCHEN LAUNCHES WITH RANGE OF PUFF PASTRY CROWNS EXCLUSIVELY AT ICELAND   Golden Bake (www.golden-bake.com), Ireland’s leading puff pastry company, has teamed up with TV’s hilarious Mrs. Brown to create  Mrs. Brown’s Kitchen, the TV star’s first-ever food brand. […]

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Oakland International Extends Contract Packing Capabilities Ethical family business and multi temperature supply chain solutions, distribution and logistics provider, Oakland International, is hoping to attain improved efficiencies following major investment in its core contract packing and coding capabilities.   Speaking about the rationale behind their investment, Oakland International Strategic Development Manager Pete Vaughan said:   […]

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SIMPLY FRIES INSPIRES CHEFS Creative dishes for food-to-go Potato manufacturer Farm Frites is continuing its focus on creative recipes to support operators trying to create take away and home delivery menus through the Coronavirus crisis. It’s #SimplyFriesProfitRise campaign was launched to support sustainable use of store cupboard ingredients for profitable kitchens producing minimal wastage. The […]

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