Buyers Guide


apetito is a catering company based in Wiltshire.  We manufacture frozen ready meals for the cost sector.  Our aim is to develop a bespoke proposition that meets the specific needs of each customer and to do this using the most advanced and flexible range of product, system and service solutions.

Canal Road
BA14 8RJ

Tel:   01225 756 071
Fax: 01225 777 084
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Bidvest Foodservice

Bidvest Foodservice

Bidvest Foodservice is one of the UK’s leading foodservice providers, supplying national and independent customers across the catering industry. The company is passionate about food and is proud to offer its customers a choice of over 13,000 Own Brand and branded lines from essential ingredients to ready-to-finish products; beers, wines and spirits; catering suppliers; tableware and cleaning products.

Bidvest Foodservice

814 Leigh Road



Telephone : 0370 3663 100 

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Brakes Food Service provides tailored solutions for the care sector.  Putting the caterer and residents needs first means we are continuously looking for ways to improve, add value and make easier.  Whether its ideas for pureed diets or Care Catering training we are here to support you every step of the way.

Enterprise House
Eureka Business Park
TN25 4AG

Tel: 0844 800 4900

British Lion Eggs

British Lion Eggs

The great news for caterers is that British Lion mark has effectively eliminated salmonella from eggs. Produced to a stringent Code of Practice, you can serve Lion eggs, even runny ones, with confidence.

The Lion stamp is your assurance that you are receiving eggs that have been produced to the highest standards of food safety from an independently audited supply chain.

020 7052 8899

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Bullseye Distributors

Bullseye Distributors supplies a range of environmentally friendly paper meal trays which are cool to the touch even when containing hot food.  These trays provide a safe means of delivering freshly-cooked food to the elderly and vulnerable.  Our customers include local authorities, care homes and hospitals. 

65 High Street
MK45 5DD

Tel: 0800 011 2311
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County Enterprise Foods

County Enterprise Foods We provide an award winning service, delivering delicious, great value hot and frozen meals to homes across Nottinghamshire.  We also provide meals for other organisations, tailored to the needs of their customers.  Our nutritionally balanced range of over 70 breakfasts, dinners and teas are made with fresh seasonal ingredients.

Rainworth Distribution Unit
Southwell Road West
NG21 0HJ

Tel: 01623 490015
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Creed Foodservice

Creed Foodservice

One of the UK’s leading independently owned Foodservice Wholesalers who specialise in providing a comprehensive range of multi temperature products and services to all types of Caterers throughout the UK, we are proud of our heritage and our business wide focus on delivering great customer service.

Unit 2 Herrick Way

Staverton Technology Park
GL51 6TQ

T: 01452 857555
F: 01452 715888

Dr Oetker Professional

Dr Oetker Professional With no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, Dr. Oetker's range of hassle-free reduced sugar mixes and gluten free sponge and cupcake mix has been developed to help cater for a range of dietary needs without compromising on taste.

4600 Park Approach
Thorpe Park
LS15 8GB

Tel: 0844 375 4180
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Fowler UK Ltd

Fowler UK Ltd

Fowler UK is a family run business specialising in the supply, installation and maintenance of Commercial Laundry and Catering Equipment. 

Offering nationwide engineer cover, our service department can offer packages to suit your business requirements, from reactive call outs to fully inclusive contracts covering all charges and gas servicing. 

Unit 9 Deanfield Drive


B87 1QJ

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Gram UK Ltd

Gram UK Ltd Gram is the leading supplier of energy-efficient refrigeration to the foodservice sector.  Highly durable and equipped with the latest in product innovation and development, Gram refrigeration is a viable solution for those caterers looking for energy efficient, cost saving solutions that suit their specific needs.

2 The Technology Centre
London Road

Tel: 01322 616900
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Hobart UK

Hobart UK The Hobart range of warewashing, cooking and food preparation equipment consists of the most highly specified machines on the market as standard, designed and built with the customer in mind they provide innovative technologically advanced solutions, together with a comprehensive range of maintenance contracts.

Marketing Manager Warewashing
Hobart UK
Southgate Way
Orton Southgate

Tel: 0844 888 7777
Rep of Ireland: 01246 0248
Fax: 020 8886 0450
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KL2 are a highly experienced Software Solution Provider who have worked with Local Authorities and Private Organisations since 1993 delivering business critical applications for a wide range of services. Meals2People is our latest product that addresses all of the needs of a Meals Delivery Service and by utilising Web based technologies, extends the accessibility for all.  With support and development services second to none the choice is simple....KL2, Software that Delivers.

Springfield House
Sandling Road
ME14 2LP

Tel: 01622 670095
Fax: 01622 200119
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Macphie of Glenbervie

Macphie of Glenbervie

Macphie is the UK’s leading, independent, added-value food ingredients manufacture with over 85 years’ experience. Our passion for food innovation and quality is reflected in our extensive range of products including baked goods, ready-to-use sweet and savoury sauces, heat-chill-serve desserts and dairy cream alternatives - all designed to meet your menu needs.




AB39 3YG

01569 740641

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McCain Foods (GB) Ltd

McCain Foods (GB) Ltd don’t just supply great tasting potato products, we also work closely with our customers to supply sustainable, tailored solutions. Appetising, energy packed McCain favourites, such as chips, roasts and mash, are familiar to residents, support recovery and are quick and simple for a mixed skills workforce to prepare. By listening to customers and through extensive research we strive to deliver operational savings and increased revenue opportunities for care home caterers

Havers House
Havers Hill
North Yorkshire
YO11 3BS

Tel: 0800 146 573
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McCullough Moore Ltd

McCullough Moore Ltd Looking for some help? Got an event to run, but don't have the resource or expertise in-house to manage it? Have a publication that needs publishing but don't know where to start?  McCullough Moore can put an experienced event management and contract publishing team at your fingertips.  We can offer you a complete service or manage just part.

Meadow Court
Faygate Lane
West Sussex
RH12 4SJ

Tel: 01293 851860
Fax: 01293 852375
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Meiko UK Limited

Meiko UK Limited - Meiko's DV80.2 industry leading pass through machine with integral reverse osmosis water treatment technology and energy saving heat recovery system, not only delivers perfect washing results, but replaces water softeners, reduces running costs and significantly improves the working environment within the wash-up area.  Add to this the Meiko's unique 3 year 2No -Bills" guarantee and just imagine how easier life could be!

Meiko UK Limited
Baden House
393 Edinburgh Avenue

Tel: 01753 215120

Nestlé Health Science

Nestlé Health Science , through its Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition business, offers nutritional solutions for people with specific dietary needs related to illnesses, disease states or the special challenges of different life stages.  Nestlé Health Science has worldwide headquarters in Lutry (Switzerland) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

Suite 1.11
South Harrington Building
182 Sefton Street
L3 4BQ

Tel (Careline): 00800 6887 4846
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Nisbets PLC

Nisbets PLC

The UK’s largest catering equipment distributor with 30 years’ experience in the trade, offering unrivalled customer service and outstanding value for money.


• Free Next Day delivery (on Orders over £50)

• Dedicated team support for help & advice

• Weekend Orders delivered Monday

• 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

• Over 20,000 products


Call your dedicated Account Management team on: 0845 111 0284

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Oranka Fruit Juices Ltd

Oranka Fruit Juices Ltd Oranka Juice Solutions are a leading international supplier of fruit juice, cold beverages and dispensing systems, and offer an effective way to deliver patient care.  Providing a reliable system 'free on loan' that works, Oranka Juice Solutions aid the significant increase of hydration levels, increase patient activity levels and provide vital vitamin intake.  For a free trial please call our sales hotline below.

9 Wornal Park
Menmarsh Road
HP18 9PH

Tel: 0870 8301555
Fax: 0870 8301556
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Premier Foods

Premier Foods is the Britain's largest food producers and understands caterers' needs and the challenges that many face.  With key lines including Bisto, Homepride, McDougalls, Ambrosia and Angel Delight, Premier Foods has a portfolio of trusted British brands ideal for care caterers.

Premier House
Centrium Business Park
Griffiths Way
St Albans

Tel: 07969 239415
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Professional Kitchen Service

Professional Kitchen Service

Professional Kitchen Service is an independent national company for service and supply of commercial kitchen equipment.


They deal with all of the leading manufacturers to provide well trained engineers with up to date van stock levels for high first time fix rates.


Please contact them for details on the special discounted rates they have put in place for NACC members.

Professional Kitchen Service Ltd
Unit 6 Cuckoo Wharf
Lichfield Road
B6 7SS

Tel: 08450 714731
Fax: 0121 328 0596

RAJ Foods

RAJ Foods manufacture and distribute authentic Halal Ethnic frozen meals to the Cost Sector to meet religious and cultural needs. The range includes Asian Halal, Asian Vegetarian, Gujarati, African Caribbean, Chinese, African, Middle Eastern and Halal Non Asian Meals. Raj Foods range includes a variety of Halal and Asian Vegetarian Pureed Meals. As strong believers in high quality meals and service Raj Foods offer a translation service for their Halal and Asian Vegetarian Meals in 7 key Asian languages.

56B Minerva Road
NW10 6HJ

Tel: 020 8965 6533
Fax: 020 8963 1251
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Rational Rational supplies more than half of all combi steamers in the UK.  The new SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency has 30% more capacity, cuts consumption by 20% and is 30% faster than previous models.  It's brilliantly simple to use, because it intelligently adjusts to the way each chef works.  Plus, cooking results are outstanding.  Call us today to test-drive the new Rational at a free Rational CookingLive seminar, at a venue near you.

Unit 4  Titan Court
Laporte Way
Portenway Business Park

Tel: 01582 480388
Fax: 01582 485001
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Robot Coupe UK Ltd

Robot Coupe UK Ltd WORLD LEADERS IN FOOD PREPARATION. The Robot Coupe name is synonymous with the very best in catering equipment.  The product line includes over 70 food processors, vertical and table-top cutter-mixers, vegetable preparation machines, stick blenders, Juicers and Robot Coupe's speciality product, the 'Blixer' - a combination food processor blender in one.

Unit 2
Fleming Way

Tel: 020 8232 1800
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Smartt Software

Smartt Software have specialised in providing software for the community meals sector since 1995, and Smartt is an easy-to-use and versatile client-server application enabling local authorities and commercial contractors to handle the entire administration of referred and private service users' meals provision including accounting.

Suite C  Pinbrook Court
Venny Bridge

Tel: 01392 464596
Fax: 01392 469101
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Thomas Ridley Foodservice

Thomas Ridley Foodservice

We provide a total solution for caterers within the care sector, delivering a broad range of products on multi-temperature vehicles. All backed up with K2n (Key to Nutrients), an easy-to-use online system  pre loaded with the NACC minimal standards and the FSA nutritional guidelines for food served to older people in residential care.

Thomas Ridley & Son Ltd
Rougham Industrial Estate
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9ND

Tel: 01359 270536
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Unilever Food Solutions UK

Unilever Food Solutions UK is the dedicated foodservice business of Unilever UK Ltd., encompassing many of the world's leading brands including KNORR, Flora, Stork, Meadowland, Hellmann's and PG tips. With a team dedicated to the care sector we aim to provide you with solutions to make your mealtimes the highlight of your residents' day - ranging from support of activities to nutritionally analysed recipes that are in line with the NACC Nutritional Standards for Adults.

Unilever Food Solutions
Unilever UK Ltd
Freepost ADM3940

Tel:0800 783 3728 option 2

Vantastec Ltd

Vantastec Ltd

Vantastec Limited specialise in the meals on wheels industry, manufacturing mobile home delivery oven vehicles. Our patented regenerating oven was designed and built with the requirements of the user in mind. We also specialise in the conversion of temperature controlled vehicles.  

Vantastec House

Unit 6C, Caerphilly Road

Ystrad Mynach

Caerphilly, CF82 7EP

01443 811 630   

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WhiteOaks WhiteOaks is the expert provider of catering and support services to the care and senior living industry.  We are passionate about the business of well-being and are committed to ensuring that residents are well fed, cared for and feel valued and safe.
We offer home operators the peace of mind of a safe, CQC compliant that attains high levels of resident satisfaction, achieved through a strategic partnership and the security that comes from working with a large organisation.

Compass Group UK & Ireland Limited
82 Oxford Road

Tel: 01895 554 219
Fax: 01895 554 555
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Williams Refrigeration

Williams Refrigeration Williams has developed an outstanding reputation for supplying reliable, practical and energy-saving refrigeration to all areas of the care sector.

Our comprehensive portfolio of products means there’s a product for every application, however large or small.

So whether you need to replace existing equipment, add more capacity or redesign your whole kitchen, Williams are the perfect partner for all your refrigeration needs.


Address: Williams Refrigeration, Bryggen Road, North Lynn Industrial Estate, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 2HZ

Telephone: 01553 817000





YPO has been providing savings to the care sector since 1974 and is the UK’s largest public sector buying organisation. We offer a complete food service solution and are experts in sourcing and delivering everything you need to operate a successful catering operation.  From catering equipment to food and everything in-between - saving you time, effort and money.


41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE

01924 885 913

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