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It's a golden anniversary

June 50

June 50 with colleagues

June Dixon recently reached a momentous moment, when she celebrated 50 years of belonging to the Pioneer family. June, 84, started work with us on 10th October 1966 and is still working in our accounts department on a part-time basis.

June has enjoyed every moment of her time with us and says: "I do love to be among people. That’s what I like going to work for. I like the company and being among people. And they’re all half my age. When I’m there I forget that I’m as old as I am.”

Work colleagues helped June celebrate by treating her to afternoon tea. She was presented with a cake, flowers and a bottle of prosecco after some lovely words from Andrew and Graham Jenkins.

 

Celebrating the best of Carlisle 2016

Carlisle Living held their third annual award ceremony on Friday 9th September celebrating the best of Carlisle. Held at The Garden at Eden, the event was attended by over 400 sponsors and finalists.

Once again, we sponsored the Food and Drink category which is hotly contested and independently judged. Our Sales Director, David Jenkins was on stage to present the awards to this year's winners:

•    Best Country Pub – The Wheatsheaf, Wetheral
•    Best City Bar – Thin White Duke
•    Best Café/Coffee Shop – Coffee Genius
•    Best Casual Dining – Foxborough
•    Best Restaurant – Davids

All worthy winners!

Davids online   Foxborough online   Wheatsheaf online   TWD online

It was one night in the museum …

On Wednesday 29 June, Caterforce held a Gala Charity Dinner Dance at the famous National History Museum in London to celebrate 25 years in business.

We have been a member of the buying consortium, Caterforce since the nineties. Caterforce brings together eight independent foodservice businesses from across the UK and helps us all offer greater flexibility, increased service levels and attention to detail of a local supplier, but with competitive pricing and extensive product ranges: in fact we now have over 300 own brand products.

Caterforce 25 years Andrew

Caterforce 25 yearsCaterforce 25 years DinosaurThe celebration was in aid of the food redistribution charity, FareShare and a prize draw and charity auction saw over £48,000 raised on the night!


Graham Jenkins, Managing Director, David Jenkins, Sales Director and our Chairman Andrew Jenkins and his wife were in attendance alongside representatives from all Caterforce members and several suppliers. With a first-class dinner followed by great entertainment, it was truly a night to remember.