Brook Street Foodservice has joined Country Range Group.
Based in Needham Market, Suffolk, the independent wholesaler was established in 1990.
Brook Street managing director Mark Thomas has a five-year plan to establish the company as the supplier of choice in the East Anglia region, fully utilising the strength of CRG to become an effective challenger to national operators, and therefore ensuring that choice is available for hospitality, education and healthcare sectors.
Country Range Group chief executive Martin Ward commented: “Brook Street Foodservice is a hugely successful and trusted, family-run food supplier in the heart of Suffolk.
“Strategically it is important to us to have a CRG member in this area, especially following the huge demand we have had for our Country Range brand products in the region. We look forward to working with them closely to drive further growth and success in the future.”
Gavin Jones, commercial director of Brook Street Foodservice, added: “We are absolutely delighted to be joining a group of independent family-run businesses, delivering exceptional service, quality and value to their customers in the foodservice sector.
“The team and I are looking forward to fully utilising its buying power, marketing expertise, coupled with the best practice and experience of its membership.
“With recent acquisitions in the sector by large conglomerate companies under the guise of remaining independent, we felt the need to be able position ourselves as a true leading independent foodservice provider in the East Anglia region.”Published Date: March 13, 2023