Think Different, Eat Better
At G&F, the sourcing of our food and packaging is at the heart of our business, we procure exceptional products and services through the development of long term and lasting partnerships with our suppliers.
We base our strategy on three principals:
Supply chain – we have long lasting relationships with our suppliers, most of whom are independent, Midlands based small/medium enterprises along with a few large national suppliers. We have established agreements giving us flexibility with specific products and allowing us to deliver quality produce on all menus across our sites.
Local & Seasonal – we are committed to supporting our local supply chain, we have close links with many of our suppliers ensuring we have the freshest produce on a daily basis. Our close connections allow us to offer our customers seasonal produce delivering variety throughout the year.
Accreditation – we use suppliers which are following government standards for quality and safe guarding for their produce, we incorporate as many products from suppliers who are committed to supplying sustainable and ethical products.
Fair trade - we use suppliers who can provide Fair Trade Certified sugars, chocolates and fresh bananas
Rain Forest – all our coffee, tea and hot chocolate are certified by the rain forest alliance
Red Tractor – all our fresh potatoes and meat are accredited by the Red Tractor assured food standards.