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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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City of Glasgow College Crowned Country Range Student Chef Challenge Champions Following an enthralling final played under the watchful eye of a live exhibition audience at Hotelympia on Wednesday 7th March, City of Glasgow College fought off fierce competition from nine other colleges to scoop the prestigious Country Range Student Chef Challenge crown. Under the […]


CoolKit introduces Melform to the UK & Ireland CoolKit has secured sole rights to distribute the range of insulated and temperature controlled containers produced by the Italian manufacturer Melform in the UK and Ireland. Melform is a leader in the field of temperature controlled transport systems with solutions for a range of sectors including pharmaceutical […]

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Celsius eliminates the risk of human error with sophisticated automation technology Automation has become a frequently used term in the future strategies of leading UK businesses. Unlike AI, automation is restricted to follow pre-programmed orders and rules, making it no surprise that companies are increasingly using the technology to carry out repetitive and monotonous tasks; […]


New Appointment for Family Business Oakland International Multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business Oakland International is delighted to confirm Luke Attwell as the company’s new Distribution Manager. Second generation and son of Oakland Co-Founders, Dean and Sallie Attwell, Luke joined the family business three-days after completing his final University exams in June […]

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Speciality Breads Challenges Chefs to Prove Their Creativity Artisan baker Speciality Breads is supporting the roll out of its latest Brioche and Spiced Fruit Bun frozen doughs with the launch of a ‘Prove It’ competition for chefs. To enter chefs simply need to prove their imagination by creating a masterpiece using one of Speciality Breads’ […]

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Hugo Mahoney named CEO, Brakes UK Mahoney, who joined Brakes ten months ago as Chief Commercial Officer, has already made an impact across the business, drawing on a wealth of commercial leadership experience gained in a range of sectors including technology and FMCG. Ajoy Karna, Sysco’s Senior Vice President, International – Europe said: “Since joining […]

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