Hotelympia

Back in March, our Foodservice team took part in Hotelympia, the UKs market leading hospitality and foodservice event. It’s a show with a lot of heritage as it started running back in 1935. We caught up with Barry Brazier, Senior Commercial Manager – Foodservice – to find out a bit more about the show. Historically […]

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Animal health and welfare day 2018

Last Thursday (8th March) our 2018 Animal Health and Welfare Day saw the best turnout yet. The day, which we jointly hosted with the University of Bristol Veterinary School is an annual event which brings together academics, researchers, NGOs, major retailers, journalists and industry partners across the food sector. The theme of the day was […]

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‘Top New Talent’ in the business

We were very proud and delighted recently to learn that Commercial Manager Emily Herrero made it onto The Grocer’s ‘Top New Talent’ list. So we caught up with her to learn a bit more about what got her to this point and any lessons she’s learnt along the way! What’s your background? After university (I […]

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Soli wins ‘Best Fresh Pasta Supermarket Range’

We’re delighted that our Soli brand, exclusive to Waitrose’ has just been crowned ‘Best Fresh Pasta supermarket range’ at the UK Italian Awards 2017. The Waitrose ‘Soli’ range unanimously scored highest over the full criteria. Judges tasted the Aubergine, Mozzarella & Tomato Ravioli, Porcini Mushroom Ravioli and the Calabrian Sausage & Provolone Cheese Ravioli. Supermarkets […]

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Apprentice scheme launched

As part of our continued commitment to enhancing our contribution to the local community, Winterbotham Darby are working in partnership with East Surrey College and have just appointed our first apprentice, who will be working towards a Level 3 AAT qualification within our busy Finance department. With changing government legislation and the need to build […]

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Second Good Pig Award for Winterbotham Darby and partners

Winterbotham Darby are extremely proud to announce, for the second year running, Good Pig Awards in conjunction with two of their European supply partners – Marcos and Madeo. These prestigious accolades were presented recently at the Compassion in World Farming ‘Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards’ in London, hosted by Environmental Journalist and broadcaster, Lucy Siegle. […]

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Accelerating Progress in Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Day For our business animal welfare plays a key strategic role. We were the first to establish Farm Assurance schemes for pigs across Europe and Animal Welfare continues to be central to our business. We understand and believe that there is a need to continue to improve conditions for pigs on European farms […]

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Volunteer work wins us an award

It’s a great feeling when your efforts are rewarded. And receiving an award by the local Mayor, for volunteering in your community, is just such an example. In 2014 our business offered all staff a half day each year, to donate towards local charity volunteering, within working hours.  This was part of our Corporate Social […]

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Local school make ‘child-friendly’ olives

We know that olives can be very polarising and that’s most apparent when it comes to children. Even the most adventurous of children can be reluctant to try them and so we were really intriguied to see how an olive tasting day, with 7 year olds, would work out. We offered to run a Junior […]

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Winterbotham Darby production partner wins Good Pig Award

We are absolutely delighted that one of our Italian production partners has, with our collaboration, been awarded the Good Pig Award 2016 by Compassion in World Farming. This is in recognition of the 5 years of work which has been carried out to raise standards for pig welfare at their farms. This award is a […]

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