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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

FROZEN FALLACIES: Busting persistent frozen food myths A new study has revealed that many British people still cling to a surprising number of myths about frozen food – so experts and frozen food business Birds Eye have set about putting the record straight. Common myths such as foods being unsafe to freeze, and that frozen […]

BRC Stamp of Approval for Oakland International’s Supply Chain and Value Added Services Retaining accreditation for well-over a decade, responsible family business Oakland International has maintained British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) quality standard for storage and distribution, securing a double ‘AA’ grade rating. Head of Supply Chain Compliance and Accreditation, Louise Smith, stated: “This is a […]

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BIRDS EYE TARGETS FLEXITARIANS WITH MEAT-FREE READY MEALS New range of vegetarian ready meals suits flexitarian trend; nutritious meals packed with vegetables and protein, with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives Each individual portion is ready in just seven minutes from frozen to offer convenience and prevent wastage Digital media campaign will launch in the […]

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Country Range Launches Trio of Gluten Free Cakes Leading independent foodservice brand Country Range has strengthened its sensational selection of desserts in time for the busy festive period with the launch of three impressive gluten free cakes. The three new luxurious free-from options – Country Range Frozen Handmade Carrot Cake, Country Range Frozen Handmade Chocolate […]

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Oakland International Appoints Group IT Director Responsible family business and specialist UK and Ireland multi temperature supply chain operator Oakland International has appointed Shaun Devey as its Group IT Director, a new boardroom role focused on enhancing information technology across group operations. Previously the winner of the Motor Transport Best Use of Technology Award, Devey […]

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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT WITH DAWN’S NEW LAYER CAKE MIXES Create unique celebration cakes using Dawn’s new American Style Layer Cake Mixes, available in three delicious varieties: Chocolate, White and Vanilla. Featuring a delicate, incredibly light texture and delicious flavour with a tight crumb structure that supports multiple layering, these new mixes enable bakers to […]


BFFF People Awards Are Back. Will you be a winner? Following an incredibly successful launch year, the BFFF’s People Awards are back to celebrate the talented individuals and unsung heroes within your business. This year sees new categories, which provide and opportunity to celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams within your organisation at the […]