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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.

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

Plusfood Investigate Popularity of Poultry in Foodservice Chicken continues to be a popular choice on menus, however the popularity of chicken dishes differs depending on which sector the caterer operates within. Independent research commissioned by Plusfood UK Ltd. into the popularity of poultry within foodservice has identified the preferred types of chicken and most popular […]

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Viessmann launches new line of cold rooms High tech refrigeration and cold storage manufacturer increases its product offering by launching a new range of affordable cold rooms suitable for private gastronomy customers, small restaurants, hotels and caterers. Viessmann has started production of a new range of cold rooms. The TECTOCompact line-up offers affordability and shorter […]

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LAMB WESTON WINS EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD   Leading food manufacturer Lamb Weston has been named Employer of the Year by Cambridge Regional College for its commitment to staff training. A fantastic three-quarters of the company’s 200-strong full-time and contract workforce at its Fenland premises has received training through the college, from English and […]

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Classic Burgers Say Cheese! The popularity of the gourmet burger trend continues, as caterers adapt burger menus to reflect tastes and culinary styles of the moment. Look to enhance your burger offering with these new Fribo brand ‘Cheese-In Burgers’ from Plusfood UK. Made from prime cuts of UK-sourced beef, these unique burgers have been stuffed […]

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Brakes’ ice-cream offering is a sweet treat for caterers this summer Brakes is urging caterers to reassess their ice-cream offering, ahead of the summer holidays starting in earnest, to make sure they maximise potential sales. During times of economic hardship, consumers search for an indulgent and affordable treat, such as ice-cream, to reward themselves.[1] By […]

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Norfolk Food Business Secures Major Investment A Norfolk food company specialising in premium party foods and indulgent sweet & savoury snacks is set for further expansion this year after receiving funding from several external investors. Frank Dale Foods is one of the UK’s leading SME food manufacturers. A Norfolk-based award winning family business, on an […]

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‘Recall Shield’ to provide food and beverage companies with enhanced cover and additional benefits to encourage and reward higher standards Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has announced the launch of a new product contamination insurance proposition, in partnership with XL Group, Willis Limited’s Food and Drink and Faber […]

Plusfood has added two delicious new flavours to its CHIXXS range of frozen chicken snacks. Inspired by flavours from around the world and created without the use of artificial colourings or preservatives, the CHIXXS range already includes three hugely popular flavours – Indian Masala Chicken Goujons, American Hot Chilli Wings and Italian Pesto Chicken Bites […]

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Blue Castle Energy have extended their relationship with the BFFF after an extremely successful Energy Purchasing Scheme. Many members are now working with Blue Castle Energy who are assisting members with a wide range of energy based services from procuring low cost utility contracts, reducing members energy consumption, independent renewable advice, funding energy saving projects, […]

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