JJ Foodservice Expands Reach with Acquisition of Gatelands Supplies Ltd

In a strategic move poised to reshape the landscape of the UK’s hospitality industry, JJ Foodservice, a leading supplier, has announced its acquisition of Gatelands Supplies Ltd

The undisclosed fee transaction marks a significant milestone for both companies, heralding a new era of growth and innovation in the Asian hospitality sector.

Gatelands Supplies Ltd, based in London, brings over two decades of unparalleled experience in importing and distributing authentic Thai, Chinese, and Japanese goods. With a meticulous focus on quality and authenticity, Gatelands has cultivated a diverse portfolio of approximately 300 Asian products, ranging from staple ingredients, like Japanese eggplant and Thai jasmine rice, to exclusive items, such as Thai Food King Coconut Milk.

Operating from its Enfield headquarters, Gatelands has established itself as a cornerstone of the Asian hospitality supply chain, catering to the unique needs of restaurants, pubs, takeaways, schools, hotels, and local authorities across the UK. 

Furthermore, the company’s commitment to sourcing the finest ingredients and its reputation for reliability have earned it a loyal customer base and industry acclaim.

The acquisition by JJ Foodservice, renowned for its nationwide distribution network and innovative e-commerce platform, signifies a strategic alignment aimed at enhancing service offerings and expanding market reach. 

With a customer base exceeding 100,000 registered clients, JJ Foodservice is poised to leverage Gatelands’ expertise to further solidify its position as a trusted partner for the hospitality industry.

Commenting on the acquisition, JJ Foodservice’s Chief Sales Officer emphasised the complementary nature of Gatelands’ product portfolio and JJ Foodservice’s distribution capabilities. 

He noted that the acquisition underscores JJ Foodservice’s commitment to supporting the Asian restaurant sector and reflects its dedication to continuous growth and innovation through strategic partnerships.

In response, the Director at Gatelands expressed confidence in the synergies between the two companies, citing JJ Foodservice’s decades-long experience and expansive infrastructure as catalysts for future success. 

With JJ Foodservice’s extensive network of 12 strategically located facilities, customers can expect streamlined operations, faster deliveries, and access to an unparalleled selection of products.

In conclusion, the acquisition of Gatelands Supplies Ltd marks a transformative moment for JJ Foodservice and the broader hospitality industry. By combining expertise, resources, and a shared commitment to excellence, both companies are poised to redefine industry standards and deliver unparalleled value to customers across the United Kingdom

As JJ Foodservice continues to chart its path forward, the acquisition of Gatelands sets the stage for a future defined by innovation, growth, and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction.

News Credits: JJ Foodservice acquires London-based Asian food wholesaler

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