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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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Taste Trends plans continuing growth backed by Lakeland Dairies Taste Trends Limited, the specialist in added-value frozen refreshment and the largest manufacturer of frozen yogurt in Europe, plans to further grow its business supported by its new owner, the Lakeland Dairies Co-operative, which has acquired the company for an undisclosed sum. The combination of both […]

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Burnley wholesaler’s £3million investment provides food for thought A leading Lancashire catering wholesaler is expanding its operation with new £3million premises. Birchall Foodservice, based in Hapton, Burnley, has outgrown its current central warehouse and head office on Network 65 Business Park and is re-locating to the nearby £50million Burnley Bridge Business Park. The third generation, […]

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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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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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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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