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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Food sourcing in South America – our travels for tomatoes

As a business we don’t simply import products. We work together with producers or ‘production partners’, as we call them. We ensure that all the facilities meet British Retail Consortium (BRC) standards, as well as the high standards set by retailers. We work alongside them to ensure recipes and ingredients fit with a retailer’s brand […]

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Winterbotham Darby wins ‘employer of the year’ apprenticeship award

As 2014 National Apprenticeship Week comes to a close Winterbotham Darby are very proud to announce that they’ve been awarded ‘Outstanding Employer of the Year’ at this year’s East Surrey College Apprenticeship Awards. This is in recognition of their work in conjunction with the college for people development, work placements, apprenticeships and company sponsored business […]

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Classic french desserts

Winterbotham Darby have helped to develop and launch a range of premium Frozen French Desserts, in conjunction with chef Raymond Blanc. The range, focusing on traditional classic French desserts, comprises of a Cherry Clafoutis, a Chocolate Delice and a Pear and Walnut Dacquoise. The focus was on achieving top quality frozen desserts at accessible pricing […]

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2014 Food Trends

2014 is well underway and we’ve not yet published our blog post about this year’s food trends. So if you’ll excuse our tardiness, here’s our look ahead to look at what some of the key food and drink trends are expected to be for 2014. 2014 food trends Prediction – Brazilian With the eyes of […]

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