Bells Food Group Secures Pastry Contract With Tesco
The Bells Food Group, a renowned producer of Scotch pies, has just been awarded the prestigious own-label pastry contract for Tesco stores throughout the United Kingdom (UK). This is a monumental victory for the company, since it’s projected to create 15 new job opportunities and double their profits at their Dykehead Bakery. Let’s dive into the details of this thrilling announcement!
Bells Food Group will be crafting an incredible 5.5 million packs of puff pastry in five unique styles – including ready roll, block, and Tesco Finest butter pastry – specifically for the retailer. Starting from today, 862 Tesco stores throughout the nation will welcome these fabulous new products to their shelves; this is fantastic news for Bells Food Group, their partners, and all the shoppers who can experience these remarkable products.
Bells’ products have been paramount to their venture’s success, while the tireless efforts of their team certainly cannot be overlooked. Ronnie Miles, the managing director of Bells Food Group, celebrated this historic accomplishment by stating: “This is an important milestone for our business that can be attributed to the quality of our products, as well as the hard work and dedication from everyone at Bells. We are also extremely thankful for Tesco’s faith in us which allowed them to entrust us with such a contract; it will double Dykehead Bakery’s turnover!”
Since 1987, Bells Food Group has been creating delectable pies that have quickly become Scotland’s favourite. This iconic brand continues to delight customers with their mouth-watering pastries and treats. With deep pride, they source all of their ingredients from local producers, imbuing their pies with the distinctively delicious flavour that has become synonymous with Scotland. It is no wonder people across Scotland rave about them!
Currently, the company has achieved an impressive turnover of £26 million and employs 220 individuals. It holds a commanding 60% market share in Scotland’s hot pie industry and maintains two bakeries as well as a distribution centre located in Shotts.
What’s more, their dedication to sustainable sourcing means that every consumer can be confident in the knowledge that they are assisting local producers while simultaneously indulging themselves with scrumptious foods. No wonder Tesco selected them to provide their outlets with pastries!
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