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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Recycling – zero to landfill

As a business Winterbotham Darby is strongly committed to developing innovative and flexible solutions to reduce our business impact on the environment, encouraging all external partners to share in our mission to become a more efficient and sustainable business. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we are now officially zero to landfill and have […]

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Work experience provides ‘real insight’ for local student

We have a strong relationship with local college, East Surrey in Redhill. One area of that partnership has been about supporting students with their studies and helping them to understand how their learning relates to the word of work and business situations. In April business studies students came in to present back on a marketing […]

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Create a foodie film and win £1,000

This week we launched a competition to appeal to aspiring creative types to help us attract new and innovative talent to our business. We’re asking amateur foodie film-makers to create a film or animation, no longer than 1 minute in duration, depicting their passion for food. It could be about food trends, the culture of […]

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unearthed® sponsors inaugural Food in Film award

Winterbotham Darby brand, unearthed® are very proud to have been involved with a prestigious photography award, the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2014. Having been keen to run a food film competition for some time, unearthed® founder, Simon Day approached an established competition with the idea to run it as a sponsorship with them. […]

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