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What happens to our surplus food? 21/11/2018, Catering

Food waste is a very hot topic. Every year UK households throw 7 million tonnes of edible food and drink away. As a food retailer we have our part to play in reducing food waste. One key component of the purpose of fresh-range is to develop food security for generations to come. Reducing food waste and addressing the issues of food poverty locally have therefore been a focus from the start of the project. read more
  • A groundbreaking approach to public sector procurement

    A groundbreaking approach to public sector procurement 12/07/2018, Catering

    Fresh-range’s technology and infrastructure enables short, light and fast supply chains as an alternative to the mass food system. We are an independent, Bristol-based business with a mission to improve food security for generations to come. We deliver freshly sourced produce from local food and drink producers in the region direct to people’s homes and to cooks in catering kitchens, cutting out financially and environmentally...

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  • Going for Gold

    Going for Gold 16/05/2018, Catering

    Bristol's ambition to be the UK's first 'gold' sustainable food city  Representatives from more than 100 organisations will gather on 17 May 2018 for the launch of Bristol’s ambition to be the first Gold Award Sustainable Food City in the UK. Rich Osborn, founder of fresh-range, will be speaking at the event, alongside three other speakers including Councillor Asher Craig, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Com...

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  • A new food culture for public sector catering

    A new food culture for public sector catering 16/03/2018, Catering

    Around 80 delegates joined fresh-range and representatives of the West of England Food Procurement Group on Thursday 15 March for the Innovations in the Cost of Catering Conference held at City Hall, Bristol. The conference was opened by Councillor Kye Dudd from Bristol City Council and Councillor Bob Goodman from Bath & North East Somerset Council, who talked about the importance of sustainable food in their respective areas. This was...

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  • Conference: Innovation in the Costs of Catering

    Conference: Innovation in the Costs of Catering 20/02/2018, Catering

    Thursday 15 March 2018 09.00 – 16.30 (registration 09.00-09.30) City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR It’s only possible to achieve innovation in the costs of catering if you know what the real costs are to begin with. Fresh-range is proud to belong to the West of England Food Procurement Group, who are organising the Innovation in the Costs of Catering conference together with the PIPEN. The...

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  • The West of England Food Procurement Conference

    The West of England Food Procurement Conference 01/03/2017, Catering

    We were delighted to take part in the Doing Things Differently food procurement event. Over 100 buyers, catering managers, cooks, producers and suppliers from across the West of England public and private sectors came together at the event on 1 February 2017 to discuss opportunities for healthy, sustainable and local food procurement. The event was jointly hosted by Bath & North East Somerset Council and Bristol City Council and...

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  • Bringing local chefs and producers together

    Bringing local chefs and producers together 18/01/2017, Catering

    We are proud to have launched a new supplier network for chefs in the Bristol and Bath area. We’ve teamed up with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to create a unique online store which brings together some of our award-winning local producers with chefs in Bristol and Bath, meaning low food miles and no need for days or weeks of haulage and storage. Most of the food is baked, caught, cooked, cut, laid, picked or produced ju...

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  • Ground-breaking partnership pilots new future for school food

    Ground-breaking partnership pilots new future for school food 11/05/2016, Catering

    We're proud to announce the following partnership between fresh-range and Bath & North East Somerset Council... The council are pioneering a new way of supplying healthy food to primary schools that will benefit schools, pupils and local food producers. Whilst they already run a very successful catering service supplying meals to primary schools, as well as some local nurseries, in the past, a traditional procurement...

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