Monthly Archives: June 2016

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National wholesaler JJ Food Service has been named Technology Supplier of the Year at the Grocer Gold Awards, which took place on Tuesday 14th June at The Guildhall in London. The Technology Award acknowledged the launch of JJ’s smart ordering customer app, driver app and website. Chief Operating Officer at JJ Food Service, Mushtaque Ahmed,

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JJ Dagenham Branch

National wholesaler JJ Food Service has invested £15m to open three new branches in Dagenham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Leicester, which are scheduled to be fully operational in the autumn. The Dagenham branch, just nine miles from the city centre, is a state-of-the-art purpose built site located by the A13 near the River Thames. At

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Rif Kiamil

JJ Food Service is the parent company of CentralDish – a new website which drives consumers to restaurants and takeaways using a rating system based on real customer images and reviews. The website lets diners search for the best meals in their local area based on dish-specific ratings and images taken by other diners. Orders

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Vintage Fish exterior

Blackheath-based fish & chips shop The Vintage Fish, a JJ Food Service customer, has announced it will invest £1M to start a franchise with four additional sites scheduled to open by 2017. Newly opened this year, the takeaway has introduced a new retro-modern take on traditional fish and chips. Customers waiting to pick up their

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Alchemy Log in page screen grab copy

The UK’s third largest wholesaler Blakemore Wholesale has signed up to Alchemy, a cloud-based reporting tool which provides the business and its suppliers with on-the-go access to sales-out data. The group is the first wholesaler to sign up to Alchemy, which monitors sales through Blakemore’s 14 depots. Blakemore Wholesale’s Managing Director, Russell Grant said, “Introducing

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Fruit & Veg Heart

National wholesaler JJ Food Service has agreed to offer cafes, restaurants, pubs and canteens in Brighton a 10% discount on healthier eating options via the local council’s Healthy Choice scheme. Group general manager at JJ Food Service Terry Larkin said, “The work we recently did in London with the Healthier Catering Commitment had positive results

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