Footsteps® website lauches

We’ve just launched a new website for another of our continental brands. The Footsteps® website goes live this week, and is supported by Facebook and Twitter social media channels. The new website brings the brand to life in an engaging way and reflects the new packaging look and feel which is being rolled out across […]

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Food trends 2016

At the start of each year, we like to cast our eye over what is in store for the food industry, so here’s our run down on the hottest food trends for 2016. Clean Food There have been plenty of media scares surrounding processed foods and the dangers of eating them. As a result, we […]

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New unearthed® website launched

Winterbotham Darby’s flagship brand, unearthed®, has just launched a brand new website. After many months of work, the new unearthed® website is now live! A big project, with substantial investment in design, photography and functionality the new website really brings the brand to life. The design adopts the playful tone of the packaging and focuses on […]

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Winterbotham Darby commitment to sow welfare is commended

Winterbotham Darby, alongside one of their key production parters and Waitrose, have had their commitment to the welfare of meat sows in Italy recognised by Compassion in World Farming. The team at Winterbotham Darby receive their commendation (above) alongside The Compassion in World Farming awards, saw 41 awards presented across a range of categories: the […]

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Carbon Trust waste reduction certification gained

As part of our on-going commitment to our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy we’re very pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded the waste reduction certification by The Carbon Trust. This is the result of a 10.2% reduction in waste since 2010. This certification has been awarded for waste reduction year-on-year both here and at […]

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2014 food trends round-up

At the start of 2014 we posted a blog with some bold predictions about what would be the biggest trends in food and drink for the year. With 2014 now in the rear-view mirror, Ian Millar, one of our Category Insight Managers looks back to see which (if any) of these predictions came to fruition […]

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Winterbotham Darby wins gold at the Green Apple Awards

We are proud to announce that we have won Gold at the Green Apple Environment Awards*. The accolade, presented in the Food & Drink category, recognises our commitment to sustainability and the environment. The award acknowledges our achievements in the first step of an on-going strategy for continued sustainability. Speaking about the award, Supply Chain […]

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Winterbotham Darby acquisition of olive manufacturer Alatoni

One of our great achievements has been to create the chilled olive and antipasti category in the UK, going onto supply a number of the leading UK supermarkets since. We are always looking at ways to increase our manufacturing capacity and flexibility in a category that has now become the UK’s favourite way to consume […]

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Flagship brand unearthed heads to France

As part of our plan to expand internationally, we have taken our brand unearthed® to France with the launch of three new olive lines in a new partnership with French retailer Système U. The three lines, which include Olives with Lemon and Coriander, Mixed Olives with Feta and Olives with Sun Dried Tomatoes, are being launched this week […]

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Charitable programme kicks off at local food bank

The local community is very important to our business and we’re committed to being active within it.  We already have strong ties with East Surrey College (see previous post) and are also working with local charities to provide support and assistance. All employees are offered half a day out of the business in order to […]

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