Sponsors & Links

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  Bidvest 3663

Bidvest Foodservice Scotland
is one of the UK’s leading foodservice distributors supplying over 20,000 fresh, chilled, frozen and ambient food lines, to 60,000 hospitality industry customers, across the private and public sectors. The company sells a wide range of branded products as well as its own brands, which include the Bidvest brand of food and non food lines; Whites, Coronet portion packs and Springbourne still and sparkling mineral water. Bidvest has nearly two million square feet of warehousing and around 800 temperature controlled trucks operating daily across the UK.

  Unilever Foodsolutions

Unilever Foodsolutions
Unilever Foodsolutions is a specialist provider of food products and services for foodservice operators. Its brands include Knorr, Hellmann's, Scottish Blend and Lipton. As well as providing winning products and services, Unilever Foodsolutions helps grow its customers' businesses through an unrivalled combination of consumer insight, customer understanding and expert menu and recipe planning.

Fresh Food Co.


Fresh Food Co.

Fresh Food Co.An ISO:9001 & SALSA accredited family business with over 25 years experience, we are based in Glasgow and offer a refrigerated delivery service across Scotland for all of your fresh fruit & vegetable needs together with dairy, cheese, eggs, meat & poultry. Our in-house preparation kitchen is also dealing with hand & machine cut fruit & vegetables to guarantee a consistent product time and time again. From raw slaw salads to hand finished fondant potatoes. We can even bespoke cut a product just for you, just get in touch & let us know what you need. Our hot kitchen is producing soups, pulled pork, blanched vegetables and lots more, assisting some of the most prestigious catering establishments in Scotland. We can even assist with GP Management & menu development too.



A taste of Arran

A Taste of Arran

Taste of Arran is a sales, marketing and distribution company for 11 independent food and drink producers based on the Isle of Arran and employs 10 members of staff. The product portfolio is varied and ranges from dairy ice cream, through a variety of cheeses, oatcakes, jams, chutneys and mustards to smoked fish, fresh herbs and vegetables, beers and whisky.

Since its inception in 2001, ToA has been an extremely successful collaborative business, unique in structure and delivery; it has been used as a model by many other regions and groups throughout Scotland, the UK and Europe.

Scottish Salmon
  Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation

Scottish salmon – healthy and delicious
Salmon farmers are one of Scotland’s major food producers, as the number of fresh salmon meals eaten in the UK every day approaches one million. They are committed to producing high quality fish responsibly and sustainably which is fully traceable right back to the farm where it was grown.
• Scottish salmon is a healthy ingredient, offering health-enhancing Omega 3s, vitamins and minerals
• It is Scotland’s number one food export and is enjoyed in 60 countries
• It was named ‘best farmed salmon in the world’ in a poll of international seafood buyers for a second consecutive time in 2014
• The industry is an economic lifeline to many remote communities in Scotland providing employment to 2,200 people, and is a major contributor to the wider Scottish economy

  Braehead Foods

Braehead Foods is a wholesaler and game processor supplying the best chefs in the hospitality industry with the highest quality ingredients. The companies product range includes game, venison, poultry, beef, veal, fish, charcuterie and cheese, as well as dry goods and chocolate.

Braehead Foods incorporates The Production Kitchen which produces a vast range of high quality products including terrines, roulades and stuffed poultry which are ‘Made by Chefs, for Chefs’. A range of Scottish Charcuterie is also produced on site in Ayrshire and made using meat which is sourced from specially selected Scottish producers then mixed with a secret blend of spices.

With ‘Absolute vision in Fine Cuisine’ and a passion for the industry, the company’s focus is on delivering excellent standards of service and quality.


Callebaut The first Belgian chocolate couverture maker to start converting all of its Finest Belgian Chocolate products to using 100% sustainably grown cocoa. So, your Callets™ and blocks guarantee you the same great taste, quality and work-ability as always, but, through the Growing Great Chocolate™ programme, we’re also working to improve cocoa crops and the earnings of the 60 participating farmer cooperatives, about 40,000 farmers. Callebaut® is working together with cocoa farmer cooperatives to safeguard the future of great cocoa and chocolate. .

ALCHEMY Fine china for Professionals
Alchemy offers exquisite whiteness with the aesthetics of Bone China but with the added strength and durability of a vitrified product. A premium product, designed from the outset to enhance presentation with both innovation and functionality in mind. Unique features include a glazed foot on all plates and dishes and rolled edges for exceptional durability and chip resistance, with multi functional items and stackability offering practicality and cost savings.

  Robot Coupe UK Ltd

Robot-Coupe UK Ltd. are world leaders in professional food preparation equipment. They have been trading for over 30 years in the UK and are the respected industry brand, offering a wider range of products than you may imagine. Robot Coupe pride themselves on quality and despite being originally known for food processors now boast a full range of veg preparation machines, blender/mixers, stick blenders, automatic sieves and ice cream machines. Your local Robot Coupe representative is only too happy to help you decide which machines are right for you and offers a free, no obligation demonstration to help.



Russums are a leading supplier of clothing, knives, equipment and books to the catering and hospitality industry. All our products are intended for use in a commercial environment and are of a quality level demanded by professionals and serious cooks. Those of leading suppliers complement our own products, and our in-house embroidery team ensures that we can quickly offer personalised garments to order.
By constantly perfecting its working methods and receipts, the brand has become the genuine emblem of French taste. Its foie gras and truffles are appreciated on all the most prestigious tables around the world.

Rougié is today to be found in all the grand hotels, leading restaurants, luxury shop and airlines of 120 countries on all 5 continents.



An Agri Energy Company

Olleco  “Olleco an agri energy company. Scotland's number one fresh cooking oil supplier and used cooking oil recycler, producing renewable energy from Scotland's hospitality waste including waste cooking oil for bio fuel and waste food converted to electricity. Positively converting hospitality waste to renewable energy, keeping our hospitality trade cleaner and greener”




Robertson's Scottish pork and bacon is a very special product, produced from Scottish born and reared pigs selected for us by farmers we have been dealing with for generations.
All of our suppliers are members of the QMS Assurance Scheme, which sets out strict rules about looking after and feeding animals.


Town and Country Fine Foods 

Town and Country Fine Foods Town & Country Fine Foods is an established national supplier of premium products for Fine Dining, Pastry and Hospitality in the UK. Their product range includes over 1200 specially chosen products for pastry chefs.  They have probably the largest range of hospitality biscuits and chocolates in the UK and each is chosen for its ingredients, quality, and taste, as well as suitability for each event. Constantly updating their range of pastry cases and chocolate cups they ensure they offer pastry chefs the best. Their extensive ingredients range includes couverture chocolate, praline pastes, purees, mixes as well as other pastry ingredients & chefs’ specialties, in fact anything a pastry chef needs.


Go green with Gram

Gram UK Ltd. Commercial A/S develops and produces energy efficient refrigerators and freezers for commercial users.  With our head office and factory in Vojens, Denmark, we are part of the Japanese owned Hoshizaki Group, a global supplier of equipment for professional kitchens.  With an extensive sales and service network around the world, we provide expert local service to our customers wherever you are.  Visit our website www.gram-commercial.com to learn more about our super low energy consuming cabinets and our 5 year parts and labour warranty.




Rational invented the concept of combi cooking in 1976. Today, the company’s continuing development of ‘SelfCookingCenter’ technology maintains its position as the world’s leading specialist in combi steamers. Rational’s SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is the first intelligent commercial cooking appliance that interacts with chefs, getting to know how they work so that, together, chef and combi can always deliver the best possible cooking results. At the heart of the new combi is its interactive cooking control (iCookingControl) technology. It ensures food is prepared the way the chef wants, by monitoring, controlling and adjusting temperature, time, air speed and the cooking climate.


The healthyliving award

The healthyliving award is working with caterers across Scotland to make it easier for people to eat healthily when eating out. Eating out play in important part of our lives and what people are increasingly looking for is good healthier food.

The award is free, open to most types of catering businesses, including workplace restaurants, college refectories, training kitchens and sandwich shops. The award shows your customers that you have used healthier ingredients and food preparation methods to make it easier for them to identify where they can find healthier food. Take your bite of the healthy eating market by signing up to the healthyliving award.


Continental Chef Supplies

Continental Chef Supplies, Continental Chef Supplies is a trading division of Bunzl UK Ltd. One of the World’s foremost suppliers of the finest quality catering equipment and clothing. We specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products for the catering industry and aim to keep your replacement costs low by providing the highest quality products through our superior brands. We supply all kitchen equipment, tableware and uniforms for front-of-house and the kitchen as well as offering a project service and sourcing service where we will source products that you cannot find in our brochures or on the website. CCS is a prestigious brand which is associated with the top catering and leisure establishments across the country. A large number of well-known and well-respected chefs choose to wear the CCS logo on the arm of their chef’s whites. This logo is free and is used in all major competitions such as ‘National Chef of the Year’. We are the only UK stockists of Chaud Devant professional chefswear and we supply many types of jackets, trousers, hats, caps, aprons, shoes and children’s chef uniforms for all your kitchen needs.


Loch Fyne Oysters  

Loch Fyne Oysters, OUR PHILOSOPHY. The guiding principal behind Loch Fyne Oysters is respect for the salmon, shellfish and oysters which provide our livelihood. We work hard to ensure that there is neutral environmental impact through our activities and strive to make a positive contribution to the landscape we are proud to call home. A Gaelic saying captures our philosophy perfectly. “Nach Urramach an Cuan”. How worthy of honour is the sea.


Aryzta Food Solutions

Aryzta Food SolutionsAt Aryzta Food Solutions, we are united by a passion for food and the desire to help businesses serve memorable taste experiences for every meal occasion. As such, we have assembled a portfolio of specialist sub-brands endorsed by ARYZTA Food Solutions to meet the needs of different channels.

Our recipe for success begins with a deep understanding and passion for food. Drawing on a heritage filled with artisan baking and french gastronomy, we fuse classical culinary techniques with local palate to develop food solutions that add value to menus and retail shelves.