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  • Our Customers: Farmhouse Biscuits

    Diversification from agriculture into food production and retail feels like a very modern way for farming businesses to adapt and thrive. However, the McIvor family of Higher Oaklands Farm spotted this opportunity in the 1960s, when Farmhouse Biscuits was born. Growing successfully from tiny roots, Farmhouse Biscuits still operates using the same family values and traditional methods…

  • Our Customers: Jilly’s Cupcake House

    In our third post looking at food safety training from the perspective our customers, we talk to Jilly Shah, of Jilly’s Cupcake House, whose charity cake baking turned into a business more than 5 years ago. Jilly started raising money for the A-T Society in 2015, but as orders flooded in, her hobby became her business. It was…

  • Covid-19 – Working Safely (1)

    Covid-19 – Working Safely (1)

    Since the emergence of the pandemic, we have been bombarded with information from all directions – press conferences, official guidelines and new legislation, media reports, industry advice… the list seems almost endless. The purpose of this series of posts is to present the key information to help you keep yourself, your colleagues and your customers…

  • How do I turn my café into a takeaway?

    How do I turn my café into a takeaway?

    Despite the fiercely difficult trading conditions that most food businesses find themselves in, many have changed the way they work to suit the new conditions; turning a sit down food venue into a takeaway business is a great example of this. The CIEH have produced a comprehensive guide of the factors you must consider when adjusting your…

  • Keeping your customers safe + Covid-19 Signage

    Feedback from customers to shops open during the pandemic has proved that they appreciate businesses that take customer safety seriously. Thinking about the journey your visitors take, and how to make that journey as smooth and efficient as possible will help them feel valued and that can only be a good thing, for your customers,…

  • Our Customers: Care South

    Our Customers: Care South

    Care South is a not-for-profit charity and leading provider of quality nursing, residential and dementia care, with 16 care homes as well as Care at Home services, across the south of England. Care South chose The Safer Food Group to help ensure staff were trained to a high standard, requiring a quality accredited course. “We know that our…

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