Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Hi everyone, Is it just me or does everyone seems to be working harder than ever? Do you remember that thing called ‘spare time’? I don’t…  What I do remember, ten years ago, is having two-hour Friday lunches and one too many glasses of Villa Maria (classy) and so did anyone else who worked in an office

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National wholesaler JJ Foodservice has reported sales of £201 million for the year ending March 2018, up from £194m the previous year, with profits of £3.7m. The increase in turnover for the year reflects the increased activity at the Dagenham, Leicester and Newcastle branches, which were all opened at the end of 2016. “Moving to

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Takeaways must be brilliant at promoting themselves on Facebook and Instagram to bolster sales in the year ahead, according to new findings from JJ Foodservice company, FOODit. Social media accounted for more than 35,000 visitors on takeaway websites built by FOODit in the past year, and £25,000 worth of sales, a 52% increase on the

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National wholesaler JJ Food Service is giving three charities the chance to win £1000 each with its VIVAT Spring Water fundraiser, which is now open for nominations. Votes can be placed via the JJ Facebook page where customers, suppliers, employees and the general public must ‘like’ and ‘share’ the post, then nominate their charity via

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Big 30 Product Guide

National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is celebrating its 30th birthday and, as it looks ahead to the future, believes that environmentally friendly menu items will drive growth in foodservice. “The way we have been eating is simply not sustainable,” said group CEO Mustafa Kiamil. The greenhouse gases released by agriculture and livestock are becoming increasingly well

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National wholesaler JJ Foodservice has launched a ‘Signature’ range of own-label burgers to support caterers to add gourmet options to their burger menus. General Manager at JJ Foodservice, Terry Larkin said, “The premium burger market is expected to reach £3.3bn by 2019* – we want to help caterers enjoy this growth with higher-end options.” The frozen

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JJ Bolt tablet

National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is working with bespoke online training company, Bolt, to offer a programme of intense, structured training for its next generation of talent.   HR Manager for JJ Foodservice Joanna Florczak said, “We want to support our people to be the best they can be – it’s a big investment to develop and progress

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JJEducationMicrositeLaunch

National wholesaler JJ Foodservice has launched a micro-site specifically for education caterers, to offer advice on best-selling products, recipes and education news. JJ’s Business Development Manager for Education, Richard Bradshaw, said, “We’ve noticed a dramatic increase in schools embracing technology – we want to help by offering even more digital support.” In addition to its online

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National wholesaler JJ Foodservice has launched a new ‘Environmentally Friendly’ packaging category to make it easier for customers to find eco-friendly solutions. Available now on the JJ website, the category includes new natural, sustainable and renewable packaging lines, including compostable drink cups, straws and food waste liners; and compostable and biodegradable cutlery and packaging boxes.

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Tanya Pepin is not just a woman in wholesale, she’s a woman in DATA! She has some great advice on how to understand your limits while still achieving more than you ever thought you could.   How long have you worked in your current job? I co-founded The Wholesale Company (TWC) in 2011, having sold my previous business, JPA, in

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