Our rate of growth has been spectacular but the greatest satisfaction is derived from the loyalty, firm friendships and business relationships we have managed to foster with leading manufacturers, clients and suppliers around the world. We have invested in new technology and we study satellite enhanced weather patterns and can, at a moment’s notice, ensure crop positions damaged in one hemisphere can be rapidly supplemented from the other. We realise our clients cannot afford to be without quality product and we have a reputation for delivering the goods whatever the agricultural catastrophe. All our supply companies are fully audited on a regular basis and high calibre quality control is a vital part of the Foodnet approach. Extensive business is contracted with vegetables, fruits, mushrooms and rice in IQF, aseptic, canned dehydrated or chilled form, although the main concentration of the business is IQF. We number among our clients major ready meal, pizza and baby food manufacturers together with the very best retail packers.
How we operate
As a major exporter and importer, we have the expertise to provide our customers with a service that minimises risk, secures the supply chain and delivers high quality product whatever the time of year. Our experience means we offer full technical assistance and analysis of worldwide customs and excise functions to ensure minimised quota and levy charges.
Meanwhile our ability to trade in foreign currencies relieves customers of the concerns related to exchange rates and forward buying. We have invested in the latest technology. We study satellite enhanced weather patterns and are ready at short notice to ensure crop positions damaged in one hemisphere can be rapidly supplemented from the other. We realise our customers cannot afford to be without quality products and we have a reputation for delivering the goods at highly competitive pricing levels.
The UK has a tradition of producing some of the finest frozen vegetables in the world and Foodnet has always been actively involved with farming groups in organising production for export.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of high quality IQF garden peas are produced in the UK and there is special demand for these from our clients around the World who appreciate their sweetness and tenderness.
We also export other famous UK products. Cut green beans, broad beans, cauliflower, carrots, swede parsnip or turnip.
We pride ourselves on being actively involved with farming groups in organising production for export. Our traceability processes from seed to final product meet nationally agreed levels of practice, together with effective Environmental Management helping to reduce pollution.
Most of the products mentioned are grown and produced by us or our agents and comply with the pesticides (maximum residue in foods) regulations 1988 and the Food & Safety Act 1990. All products are offered with full microbiological and quality control analysis; and are guaranteed to be of the highest quality
Foodnet is the UK’s leading specialist international frozen food trading distribution company. Our aim is to ensure that our customers have access to the highest quality, best value ingredients whenever they need them. We specialise in IQF vegetables and fruit and over the last forty five years have built close business relationships with leading ready meal, pizza and soup manufacturers together with the very best foodservice operations. We have established trade routes all over the world, from the Mediterranean to the Far East and from Central America to mainland Europe. Our industry knowledge and forecasting skills mean we take away the risk of forward buying and guarantee continuous delivery through our secure supply chains.
The Foodnet offices in Amersham, Buckinghamshire are of significant local and historical interest. The building is one of the oldest in the town and until 1905 was home to the renowned Dr Challoner’s Grammar School.
Positioned at 3 – 7 Market Square, Old Amersham hold a long and interesting past and started out life in the 15th century as ‘Church House’, originally a market place with open lower floors and a thatched roof.