apetito is one of the UK’S leading food producers for the health and social care sector – serving the nation’s most vulnerable people and sustaining healthy longer lives.
We’ve spent the past 50 years perfecting meals that both nourish and delight customers whatever their circumstances, whether at home, in hospital or in care. We’re Proud of our food and the difference it makes to those who eat it, particularly our award-winning texture-modified range. We’re equally proud of the way we operate-meeting the needs of each individual customer through our innovative systems and outstanding service.
Contact us to find out how our world class food and catering systems can benefit you.
The Laughing Cow® Nutrient Fortified makes fortifying through real, nutritious food that bit easier.
Specially developed for the Care sector, this cheese-based ingredient is rich in Protein, Vitamin D and Calcium and is perfect in both savoury and sweet dishes.
Bel UK Consumer Care
Tel: 0800 368 3303 Visit Website
BBFoodservice suppliers to the Care sector. We are your one-stop shop for all your needs for soft drinks, confectionery, licenced and grocery goods.
Our business operates out of 16 dedicated delivery hubs, strategically chosen to offer UK wide delivery, backed up by our central distribution and chilled warehouses.
Unit 70 Walton Summit Road
Tel: 01772 339771 Ext 213 Visit Website
Bidfood 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.
814 Leigh Road
Tel: 0370 3663 100 Visit Website
Catering for patients and residents with very specific medical and dietary needs can be a challenge and we have the nutritional know-how to help inspire and aid your menu planning. Our dysphagia training days have proved a huge success in helping care chefs to create visually appetising meals. We have a selection of dysphagia recipes in 'GET COOKING' on our website www.birchallfoodservice.co.uk
to support your menus.
Burnley Bridge Business Park
Lancashire BB12 7BF
Tel: 01282 429446 Visit Website
Brakes are extremely proud to be premier partners of the NACC.
Brakes provide specialist food solutions with a core focus on dietary requirements for those in need, including Texture Modified Diets for Dementia and Dysphagia, and the overall Nutrition & Hydration needs of your residents. Our dedicated chefs work hard to understand this diverse sector. Brakes not only brings you the best possible range, recipe ideas and seasonal offers, but also access to a unique online catering training portal to ensure the best possible support is provided to your teams.
Eureka Business Park
Kent TN25 4AG
Tel: 0344 800 4900 Visit Website
Bullseye Distributors Ltd
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
Tel: 0800 011 2311 Visit Website
Country Range Group
The Country Range Group works on behalf of 12 independent wholesale food suppliers who deliver to caterers throughout the UK and Ireland. Each Country Range Group wholesaler offers an unrivalled package based on local knowledge, service and flexibility, along with a comprehensive product range across ambient, chilled, frozen and non-food categories. Country Range Group wholesalers have exclusive access to the Country Range own brand range of over 800 products that are developed exclusively for foodservice use. Caterers are kept up to date with strong price promotions, product news and industry advice through the monthly Stir it up magazine. All 12 wholesalers have exclusive ownership of the K2N (Key 2 Nutrients) secure nutritional software system that care caterers can use to control, evaluate and record the nutritional and allergen content of the ingredients in the dishes they serve to residents.
4 & 5 Jupiter House,
Altham Business Park,
Tel: 0845 209 3777 Visit Website
Saffron Care Catering allows a detailed resident profile, ensuring your residents are catered for as an individual, with their preferences, diets and healthcare requirements all recorded in a central system. Storage of specific patient data improves your residents experience and allows consistency across shift staff.
Floor 1 Unit 1 Hawke Street Industrial Estate
Tel: 0114 262 6405 Visit Website
The care sector is an integral part of Hobart’s business. The company’s class-leading machines offer kitchens, which naturally have a more stringent focus on food safety and hygiene, brought about by the need to cater for more vulnerable members of society, absolute peace of mind.
Tel: 0844 888 7777 Visit Website
Hobart Cooking Solutions
Hobart Cooking Solutions has an unrivalled range of top-quality catering equipment including Bonnet, Elro and Hobart brands. The company prides itself in providing innovative, efficient, reliable and cost-effective cooking equipment that satisfies the current and future requirements of all styles and sizes of commercial kitchens. For all things Hobart Cooking Solutions please see: www.hobartuk.com
, follow @HCS_Cook or telephone 0844 888 7777.
Tel: 0844 888 7777 Visit Website
Hoshizaki UK is a global leader in the design and manufacture of ice making and refrigeration equipment for foodservice, recognised for its wide ranging portfolio of environmentally friendly, energy saving and state of the art products.
Hoshizaki UK is committed to the development of new, innovative solutions for a constantly evolving marketplace and provides individually tailored solutions to meet the needs of care home caterers nationwide.
2 The Technology Centre
Kent BR8 7AG
Tel: 01322 616900 Visit Website
Inhouse Manager is a catering management software system that supports your catering operation to reduce administration and wastage, increase profits and put you back in control, leaving you to concentrate on providing a catering service that excels. The software also includes meal ordering, allergens and fully integrated nutritional analysis modules.
29 Southbridge House
Croydon CR0 4HA
Tel: 0333 123 6987 Visit Website
JJ Foodservice is a national food service specialist with eleven branches across the UK supplying all food industry sectors, specializing in education and local authorities. The business offers a wide range of fresh, chilled, ambient and frozen products and packaging and cleaning materials. If you would like to find out more about whether we`re the right supplier for you, please get in touch, we`d be happy to help.
7 Solar Way
Tel: 019692 701701 Visit Website
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 administrative and accounting 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.
Kent ME14 2LP
Tel: 01622 670095 Visit Website
Developed for chefs by chefs, Kerrymaid delivers performance and versatility time and time again. Caterers using Kerrymaid can be sure that they are bringing The Taste of the Good Life to their menus, with a range of great tasting dairy products.
Kerrymaid doesn’t just taste good, it can help kitchens achieve the Soil Association Food For Life accreditation - the industry leading scheme which rewards and recognises caterers who put taste and quality at the fore.
Thorpe Lea Manor
Thorpe Lea Road
Surrey TW20 8HY
Tel: 01784 430777 Visit Website
Kraft Heinz Foodservice is the name behind a world-class portfolio of brands. From our renowned condiments, soups and dressings to our new brand of nuts, our products are designed to inspire chefs, excite consumers and innovate menus. For more information on Kraft Heinz Products please contact Gemma Jones.
Lakeland Dairies is a farmer owned dairy cooperatives with over 120 years of heritage. Our cows graze on lush, green pastures producing high quality milk, which is collected from 2,400 family farms on a daily basis. We produce a wide range of products, specialising in long life dairy based products for chefs and caterers in over 70 countries worldwide. Our range includes milk portions, flavoured milk, butter, cream, dairy blends, milk powder, ice cream and frozen yogurt.
21 – 23 Elmfield Road
Kent BR1 1LT
Tel: 0208 2907020 Visit Website
Maidaid have over 40 years’ experience of supplying the UK catering industry with reliable and energy efficient warewashing solutions. Offering unparalleled levels of support in terms of design, installation, technical training at all levels and ongoing support Maidaid is dedicated to providing customers with satisfaction during an equipment’s life cycle.
The Engine Shed
Top Station Road
Northamptonshire NN13 7UG
Tel: 0845 1308070 Visit Website
Meiko UK Limited
Meiko UK is a specialist supplier of warewashing equipment, from undercounter and pass through models, to rack and flight type machines. Available on many of our machines, Meiko’s GiO reverse osmosis water treatment eliminates water softeners, while delivering the most hygienic washing results that sparkle right out of the machine, with no need for hand polishing.
We offer all-inclusive ‘No Bills’ ‘peace of mind’ packages with planned maintenance and a guarantee of “No extra Bills” for 3 or 5-years.
Our Regional Sales Managers provide advice nationwide, covering everything from machine selection to our award-winning technical support.
393 Edinburgh Avenue
Berkshire SL1 4UF
Tel: 01753 215120 Visit Website
Middleton Foods is a family owned and operated business, manufacturing quality flour-based and gluten free food mixes for the fast food, foodservice, butchery and bakery markets. Middleton’s use the best ingredients available, using modern machinery and the latest manufacturing techniques, to produce top quality mixes at competitive prices. Middleton’s has built a dedicated stand-alone, gluten free factory, creating an environment where all wheat products are removed, giving full control over manufacturing, eliminating the risk of cross-contamination completely. The new gluten free factory is BRC accredited and produces over 100 tonnes of naturally gluten free mixes every week.
Middleton Food Products Ltd
655 Willenhall Road
West Midlands WV13 3LH
Tel: 01902 608122 Visit Website
Nestle Cereal Partners
Nestlé Nestlé Brekafast Cereals produces well-known cereal brands including Shreddies, Cheerios and Shredded Wheat. Our Nestlé Harvest Home brand consists of Corn Flakes, Bran Flakes, Crisp Rice and Choco Rice. We offer 7kg bulk packs; ideal for catering purposes as well as single serve portion sized packs, great for portion control.
2 Albany Place
28 Bridge Road East
Welwyn Garden City
Tel: 01707 824 400 Visit Website
The UK’s largest catering equipment distributor with over 30 years’ experience in the trade, offering unrivalled customer service and outstanding value for money.
- Free next day delivery (on orders over £55)
- Dedicated team for support and advice
- Working with over 600 suppliers
- 30 Day money back guarantee
- Over 25,000 products
Bristol BS11 8TB
Tel: 0845 111 0284 Visit Website
Oranka Fruit Juice
Oranka are a leading international supplier of fruit juices including a special hydration range, super juice, smoothies, super smoothies and ice teas.
We have a specific hydration range, 21 flavours inc. rhubarb, green tea & lemon, elderflower, blueberry etc only 2% sugar with vitamin c and some with added zinc. No preservatives, colourants or added sugars.
We provide many dispensing solutions free on loan so why not book a trial on the sales hotline below.
Unit 9 Wornal Park
Buckinghamshire HP18 9PH
Tel: 0330 998 0555 Visit Website
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.
Centrium Business Park
Tel: 07969 239415 Visit Website
Raj Foods manufacture and distribute authentic Halal Ethnic meals to the cost sector, to meet religious and cultural needs. The range includes Asian Halal, Asian Vegetarian, Gujarati, African, Caribbean, Chinese and Mediterranean. Raj Foods’ range also includes a variety of Asian Non-Vegetarian and 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
London NW10 6HJ
Tel: 020 8965 6533 Visit Website
Rational UK Ltd
Rational is the world market leader in combi steamer technology. Frima is the world market leader in multifunctional cooking appliances. Together they are the ideal choice for care home catering. ConnectedCooking the latest network solution is ideal for care home group operators to manage all connected units centrally and control production processes effectively.
Rational UK Limited
Bedforsdhire LU4 8EF
Tel: 01582 480388 Visit Website
Robot-Coupe, world leading manufacturer of food preparation equipment, offers a wide range of machines adapted to the care and nursing sector needs. The best solution for the texture-modified meals is the Blixer®: the only machines capable of processing both cooked and raw ingredients without having to add liquid.
2 Fleming Way
Middlesex TW7 6EU
Tel: 020 8232 1800 Visit Website
Droplet®, the innovative modular hydration solution, substantially reduces the risk of dehydration. It comprises four parts: A Smart Base, Mug or Tumbler and Flow Control Lid. Droplet® uses personalised audio messages and flashing lights to encourage people to drink more and to alert HCPs if patients are not drinking regularly.
Cambridgeshire PE19 8GA.
Tel: 01480 222301 Visit Website
The elderly are often at an increased risk of dehydration due to thirst sensation and detection decreasing with age. Tetley is committed to providing education and understanding of the benefits of hydration within care homes.
A cup of tea is an effective, and easy way, to help keep patients and residents hydrated, and Tetley’s out of home tea range enables caterers and operators to deliver delicious tasting tea time and time again.
Tata Global Beverages Ltd
325 Oldfield Lane North
Middlesex UB6 0AZ
Tel: 0800 028 3728 Visit Website
The Real Soup Company
The Real Soup Co. is a producer of fresh, award-winning soups in 4kg and 380g Grab and Go formats, made exclusively for the out-of-home and convenience markets. The company has a 20-strong range helping hospitals keep menus diverse and interesting for patients, residents and those working within the sector.
Each soup adheres to the latest FSA salt and CQUIN 1B guidelines, with a range of vegetarian, vegan and allergen-free options. A full nutritional analysis is available for every flavour, covering folic acid and vitamin C levels alongside a complete calorie breakdown, giving caterers quick and easy access to exactly the right dietary information for their menus.
Rassau Industrial Estate
Gwent NP23 5SD
Tel: 01495 301999 Visit Website
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3rd Floor National House
36 St Ann Street
Manchester M2 7LE
Tel: 0161 713 3428 Visit Website
Unilever Food Solutions
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.
Surrey KT22 7GR
Tel: 01372 945000 Visit Website
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.
Caerphilly CF82 7EP
Tel: 01443 811 630 Visit Website
Vegetarian for Life
Vegetarian or vegan residents live in at least one in every four UK care homes. As a result, it’s really important to know their needs and how they should be cared for. Charity Vegetarian for Life offers a wealth of expertise and support, including free basic membership and resources.
83 Ducie Street
Manchester M1 2JQ
Tel: 0161 257 0887 Visit Website
For over 20 years, Vitaflo® has been at the forefront of developing innovative specialized clinical nutrition products for Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM), nutrition support and disease specific conditions such as renal disease.
Vitaflo International Limited
Suite 1.11, South Harrington Building
182 Sefton Street
Brunswick Business Park
Liverpool L3 4BQ
Tel: 0151 7099020 Visit Website
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.
North Lynn Industrial Estate
Norfolk PE30 2HZ
Tel: 01553 817000 Visit Website
YPO has been providing savings to the care sector since 1974. We offer a complete food service solution and are experts in sourcing and delivering all you need to operate a successful catering operation. Customers have access to everything from fresh and frozen food and groceries, to catering equipment and even a design service for the refurbishment of kitchen spaces.
41 Industrial Park
Tel: 01924 885 913 Visit Website