Lloyd Fraser Holdings has said it is “broadly pleased” with its performance after reporting a rise in profit before tax of almost 60%. In the year to 31 August 2014, the firm notched up a near 14% gain in turnover to £53.85m (2013: £47.28m) while profit before tax shot up over 59% to £2.06m (2013: £1.29m). The company, which employs 575 and whose subsidiaries include Lloyd Fraser (Bulk Liquids), Lloyd Fraser (Dairy Services), Lloyd Fraser Logistics and Lloyd Fraser (Distribution), […]
SJ Bargh has revealed another win in the dairy sector, with the news that it has renewed its contract with Dairy Crest. It comes a week after the business revealed it had signed its first totally organic milk collection contract with the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative. The contract extension sees SJ Bargh collecting both ordinary and organic milk from farms in Dairy Crest’s North Midland’s milk field. The deal builds on an eight year relationship between the two parties. The […]
Construction has begun on NFT’s new 230,000ft² distribution centre for food importers at the Port of Tilbury.
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]