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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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UNITED BISCUITS SIGNS THREE-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH CHEP IN EUROPE CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, announced today that leading international biscuit manufacturer United Biscuits (UB) has signed a three-year contract renewal for managed pallets in the UK, France and Benelux for more than three million pallet movements annually. United […]

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James Tanner Unveiled as Chef Ambassador for Coup de pates Celebrity chef James Tanner has partnered with premium foodservice supplier, Coup de pates, to become chef ambassador for the brand. The highly respected chef, restaurateur and former director of world renowned culinary competition, Salon Culinaire, will be representing Coup de pates with a remit of […]

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Carrefour España innovates its online ‘non-food’ store’s global logistics management with XPO Logistics XPO Logistics has been selected by Carrefour to manage its online ‘non-food’ store, Carrefour Online, for the Spanish market. Operating out of a new top-grade logistics center in Yunquera de Henares (Guadalajara) with a capacity of over 14,000 sqm, XPO Logistics will […]


Bernard Matthews renews with XPO Logistics Bernard Matthews, the UK’s largest turkey farmer and supplier, has renewed its contract with XPO Logistics for the management of its national frozen storage facility and distribution, as well as its seasonal fresh warehousing operations, for a further three years. Originally appointed in 2012, XPO Logistics provides year-round frozen […]

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McCain Foodservice look around the world for school lunch inspiration For school caterers, coming up with meal plans that fit within health guidelines whilst still being cost and time effective might sometimes be a challenge. However, with their global school meals inspiration, McCain Foodservice have shown that this needn’t be the case. Looking abroad to […]

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