Brakes holds prices on more than 7,000 products until October

Date: April 11, 2024Leave a comment

Brakes is holding prices on more than 7,000 products between April and October 2024. The initiative follows a similar campaign last year where Brakes held prices on more than 1,800 […]


kff names Mark Taylor as MD as Phillip White becomes Gordon & MacPhail CEO

Date: March 25, 2024Leave a comment

Aylesford-based kff (Kent Frozen Foods) has appointed Mark Taylor as its new managing director. He replaces Phillip White, who is leaving the company to take up the role of CEO […]


Sysco invests $100 million in Hemel Hempstead depot – largest in Europe

Date: March 3, 2024Leave a comment

Sysco has announced plans to create its largest depot in Europe – in Hemel Hempstead – designed to offer a next-generation service to foodservice businesses across London and the South […]


Sysco introduces Foodprint menu carbon labelling solution for Brakes customers

Date: February 17, 2024Leave a comment

Sysco GB has partnered with Nutritics to introduce its Foodprint solution for Brakes customers, bringing carbon labelling within the reach of thousands of food businesses across the UK. Foodprint, the […]


Sysco GB to offer sustainability training to all 8,000 employees

Date: October 13, 2023Leave a comment

Sysco GB has embarked on a plan to offer comprehensive training on sustainability to all 8,000 employees across its British businesses. The wholesaler has joined forces with specialist sustainability consultancy, […]


Zess and Sysco join forces to launch plant-based deli fillers through Brakes

Date: September 8, 2023Leave a comment

Zess, a UK-based start-up that specialises in helping people make smarter food choices, has joined forces with Sysco GB to create and launch Zess Explore, claimed to be the UK’s […]


kff invests £3 million in Aylesford site

Date: August 18, 2023Leave a comment

Aylesford-based kff (Kent Frozen Foods) has invested more than £3 million in its operations over the last 18 months, and this investment has contributed to a 50% post-pandemic boom in […]


KFF installs Progress Pride pedestrian crossing at Aylesford HQ

Date: July 27, 2023Leave a comment

Regional wholesaler kff (Kent Frozen Foods) has decided to create a permanent reminder of the importance of recognising and embracing diversity, with a ‘Progress Pride’ pedestrian crossing at its Aylesford […]


Brakes launches partnership with The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation

Date: June 22, 2023Leave a comment

Sysco GB has entered into a three-year strategic health partnership with The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation, helping to support the organisation’s goal of preventing and eradicating food allergies. Across its […]


Brakes educates caterers about putting ‘plant forward’ on the menu

Date: June 16, 2023Leave a comment

Brakes has launched a new campaign to help caterers in schools, colleges and universities capitalise on the new ‘plant forward’ trend. Plant forward is a style of cooking and eating […]


One million kWh of solar energy now powering Brakes’ Aylesford depot

Date: June 7, 2023Leave a comment

Brakes has taken the next step in its ambitious plans to harness natural energy across its estate with a solar array at its Aylesford depot. The new 2,400 solar panel […]


Brakes launches individually-portioned frozen soups

Date: December 1, 2022Leave a comment

Brakes has launched a new range of individually-portioned frozen soups under its Sysco Classic brand. The products are all suitable for vegans and can be cooked to order from frozen […]