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Hot potato Evolving relationships with its customers has led innovation and investment by Hoff Norske Potetindustrier The roots of Hoff Norske Potetindustrier go back almost 130 years – to 1879, to be precise. It was in that year that Distillery Association began its business as a distiller of potato-based alcohol.

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Upper crust The Sandwich Factory has established itself as one of the fastest growing independent specialist sandwich producers in the UK When John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, first invented the sandwich as we know it today way back in 1762, he could scarcely have imagined how popular the

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Fresh outlook New managing director, Jarmo Seppälä, has ambitious plans for Pouttu Oy’s future Located in Kannus, Central Ostrobothnia – the Mid-West of Finland – Pouttu Oy is a familyowned business that was formed in 1938 and today operates in the butchery and meat processing industry. The main products in

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Action stations Park Garage Group is looking to expand its innovative ‘Park & Shop’ cncept across the UK First established in 1975 in Canning Town, East London, Park Garage Group (PGG) has evolved over the last 30 years to become a significant player in the petrol station forecourt market. Today

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The great burger debate The Burger Manufacturing Company re-defines the perception of burgers Formed in 2000 with a purpose built factory in the heart of the Welsh countryside, The Burger Manufacturing Company has set out from day one to change the reputation and image of the humble burger. “We believe

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Private preserve The privately-owned Good Food Group finds that innovation is the way to grow market share Jams, marmalades and preserves generally have been around so long that they’re part of the landscape. There can hardly be a domestic cupboard, a hotel pantry or a restaurant larder that doesn’t have

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Rooms with a view The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group is driving expansion with innovative ideas and new partnerships When several large Dutch hotels merged in 1962, Golden Tulip became the largest hotel chain in the Netherlands. It has come a long way since then, through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and

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Acquiring success From its humble beginnings, The Paramount Group of Hotels has matured quickly to become a leading player in the domestic hotel industry Established in 1994, Paramount Hotels is a relatively recent entrant to the British hotel market. It started out with only four hotels, which were Shrigley Hall

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Very accommodating Four Pillars Hotels is focusing its energy on its seventh addition, whilst also ensuring its core beliefs are upheld The Cotswold Water Park, Britain’s largest water park of 133 lakes, will now boast Four Pillars’ newest addition to its portfolio. The new 222-bedroom hotel has conference and banqueting

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The taste of success Since it became part of Bidvest Group, Deli XL has been growing dramatically, Jérôme Losfeld discussed how it’s been achieved Based in Belgium and with customers in Luxembourg too, Deli XL is part of Bidvest Group, the organisation that owns 3663 in the UK. It’s in

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