Cafe culture McDonald’s Germany is modernising its restaurants in line with changing customer expectation The last time Food Chain featured McDonald’s Germany, the company had been testing out a new concept for the German market called McCafé. This represented a shop-in-shop concept where a coffee shop is integrated into a
Acquiring success Fast growing Q-Bakeries Belgium, a leading player in the domestic bread and patisseries industry, looks forward to future growth Born out of the success of a family bakery, Q-Bakeries Belgium is part of Aveve Group, the 105-year-old purchasing and marketing company of the Boerenbond, based at Leuven, Belgium.
Rising to the challenge Din Baker has recently won a major contract, which will give it increased purchasing power Din Baker AS, a name associated with freshness, is Norway’s only nationwide chain of high profile bakeries and confectioners delivering premium bakery products for over 2000 grocery stores. The company’s customer
Success wrapped up How Discovery Foods is helping UK consumers embrace the sandwich wrap revolution – and other food tales from around the world Discovery Foods – the brand behind the exciting range of authentic tortillas, sauces and seasonings from Mexico and beyond – is helping pioneer the UK wrap
Retail therapy Working closely with a number of business partners, Kesko is a leading provider of services in the trading industry Formed in 1940 with the merger of four regional wholesaling companies, Kesko is a provider of trading sector services to Finland and the Baltic Sea region. Split into seven
All in the name Lamb Weston/Meijer has recently experienced a major acquisition, as Marcel Huijsmans reveals The year 1985 brought about the formation of Meijer Frozen Foods by Mr C Meijer, who had been involved in the potato business since 1920. Lamb Weston Inc., an independent operating company of ConAgra
Spreading its wings After a few turbulent years, MFD is looking forward to capitalising on growth potential Within the last 50 years, Manor Farm Ducklings (MFD Foods Limited) has grown from a small family run business to the second largest duck producer in the UK. Although the company has seen
Packaging potential Offering a customised service to its customers across Europe, A&R Carton is a leading supplier of folding cartons and packaging solutions Formed in January 2000, A&R Carton is the result of a merger between Folding Carton Partners and Akerlund & Rausing Group’s carton packaging business. Strategically positioned to
All the right ingredients From its three locations, S&B Herba Foods serves the retail ethnic food service and ingredients sections of the UK food industry Servicing food manufacturers, Chinese and Indian wholesalers, grocery retailers and independents, S&B Herba Foods offers a range of rice brands, rice flour, fruits and nuts.
Unified purchasing Tuco is the national collaborative purchasing group for over 130 universities Today’s universities, the institutions responsible for nurturing the crème de la crème of Britain’s youth, are often judged on their ability to deliver what is termed ‘the total student experience’. Effective catering, a key part pf this,