Tag: JJ Food Service

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Pandemic innovations bring JJ Foodservice new business and record sales

JJ Foodservice has reported record sales as the eating out market picks up and home consumers continue to shop in bulk. Sales in August 2020 increased by 9.27% compared with the same period last year, with the government’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme boosting sales as people started eating out again. “We are by […]

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JJ Foodservice launches new Turkish Bakery section

One of the UK’s biggest food wholesalers has introduced a new range of Turkish bakery products. Both trade and consumer customers can now purchase a tasty selection of Boreks, Baklava and Simits from JJ Foodservice. Part of its own-label Letsdough bakery range, the new products are authentically Turkish, produced by JJ’s suppliers in Turkey. The […]

Entrepreneurs
Turkish Cypriot couple make it onto The Sunday Times Rich List 2020

After an absence of three years, British Turks make a return to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, which lists the country’s richest one thousand individuals. Mustafa and Fatma Kiamil are joint 923 on the 2020 list with an estimated fortune of £130 million from their food business. The Turkish Cypriot couple were one of […]

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JJ to the rescue: giant wholesaler offers ‘next day delivery’ to British homes during coronavirus crisis

The British public’s frustrations at failing to find essential household items such as toilet paper, detergents and pasta in their local supermarket during the coronavirus pandemic has prompted one major wholesaler to act. JJ Foodservice – one of the UK’s largest wholesalers – has just launched a new home delivery service. Members of the public […]

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JJ Foodservice on hunt for new warehouse in West London

National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is seeking to acquire more properties to support expansion plans. Following record sales of £170m for the first three quarters of the current financial year – up 14% on the same period the previous year – the wholesaler is looking to bring quality products, a streamlined ordering system and a state-of-the-art […]

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A hat-trick of awards for JJ Food Service – the UK’s largest Turkish Cypriot-owned business

National wholesaler JJ Food Service is celebrating after winning three prestigious industry awards on three consecutive days. On Thursday, 10 October, the JJ team were in Central London for the Women in Wholesale STAR Awards. The wholesaler has been spearheading industry efforts to actively recruit more females into various warehouse roles, and its ambitious targets, […]

Community
Britain’s finest Turkish Cypriots honoured at 2nd CTCA Awards

Last Saturday, 12 October, Britain’s Turkish Cypriots celebrated the leading lights of the community at a special gala dinner in Central London. Three hundred guests attended the event, at the Royal National Hotel in Bloomsbury, to learn about the community’s high achievers in a variety of fields including community work, philanthropy, the arts, activism, business, […]

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JJ’s launches Amazon-style real-time mobile alerts for its deliveries

  National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is the first UK wholesaler to introduce an Amazon-style notification system to give customers an estimated time of arrival based on real-time data. Sedat Kaan Hendekli, Head of Operations at JJ Foodservice, said, “Customers are sent an email notification when their order is first dispatched and then again when the […]

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Innovative wholesaler JJ wins new contract with London Borough of Newham

  National wholesaler JJ Food Service has renewed a multi-million pound contract to supply school meals across the London Borough of Newham. The wholesaler has supplied the borough for the past four years with frozen foods. It has now added grocery products to the contract, more than doubling its value. Group General Manager, Terry Larkin […]