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A.F. Blakemore Expands Operations with Acquisition of Online Vegan Store

August 13, 2020

A.F. Blakemore announces the purchase of the online wholesaler and retailer Vegan Store

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AFB to Give Away £30,000 with Community Cashback Scheme

June 17, 2020

A.F. Blakemore launches a Community Cashback Grant scheme to thank groups who are there for vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis

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A.F. Blakemore Colleagues Donate Over £25,000 During Coronavirus Crisis

April 21, 2020

Colleagues from across A.F. Blakemore donate more than £25,000 to local communities during the coronavirus crisis

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Colleagues Praised for Outstanding Service in Coronavirus Crisis

March 19, 2020

Customers and SPAR retailers thank AFB colleagues for their commitment to outstanding customer service during the coronavirus outbreak

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Border Biscuits Removes 90% of Plastic from Packaging

July 30, 2019

Award-winning biscuit manufacturer Border Biscuits removes 90% of plastic from packaging as part of a wider £1.6 million investment into its products and processes

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New Eco Range Launched

July 19, 2019

Blakemore Fine Foods launches a new eco range to give business customers an opportunity to make greener choices by featuring eco-products in their stores

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Rockstar Spirits Rum Sells Out after This Morning Appearance

July 15, 2019

Rockstar Spirits enjoys a landmark month after the appearance of its Pineapple Grenade Overproof Spiced Rum on ITV’s This Morning caused it to sell out online within 24 hours

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A.F. Blakemore Crowned National Winner at Business in the Community Awards

July 10, 2019

A.F. Blakemore is celebrating after being crowned a national winner at the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2019, run by Business in the Community

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Hobsons’ New Year Starts with a Haul of Awards

January 15, 2019

Hobsons Brewery has started off 2019 with a spring in their step, bringing home five regional CAMRA awards

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Drivers Celebrate Warehouse to Wheels Success

October 29, 2018

A.F. Blakemore employees celebrate successfully qualifying as LGV drivers on the company’s Warehouse to Wheels programme

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Easy Bean Awarded Great Taste Awards

August 14, 2018

Blakemore Fine Foods supplier Easy Bean has been awarded 2018 Great Taste awards for its Chickpea Crispbread products

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Billington’s Gingerbread Receives Great Taste Award

August 13, 2018

Out of over 12,600 products, Blakemore Fine Foods supplier Billington’s Gingerbread based in Shropshire, has been awarded a 1-star Great Taste award

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Blakemore Fine Foods Launches Mobile Ordering App

February 19, 2018

Blakemore Fine Foods launches a brand new mobile app to give its customers the ease of ordering on the go

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New App Available to Download Now

February 02, 2018

Blakemore Fine Foods launches a new app allowing you to shop smarter and quicker on the go!

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Great Taste 2017 Award Results Are In

October 12, 2017

Take a look at the products in Blakemore Fine Foods’ range that have won Great Taste awards

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100th Anniversary Charity Birthday Party Raises £86,000 for Good Causes

September 29, 2017

On September 1st, colleagues across England and Wales took part in 300 celebratory events at stores and depots across the company’s trading area

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Brew Tea Company Achieves B Corporation Certification

August 11, 2017

Brew Tea Company becomes the 146th certified B Corporation in the UK

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Blakemore Fine Foods Publishes New Alcohol Catalogue

May 09, 2017

Blakemore Fine Foods publishes a new alcohol catalogue showcasing its latest craft ales, beers, lagers, ciders, wines and spirits

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Blakemore Fine Foods to Exhibit at Farm Shop & Deli Show

April 10, 2017

Blakemore Fine Foods is preparing to showcase at the Farm Shop & Deli Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham

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Blakemore Fine Foods Hosts Very Own Great British Bake Off

November 25, 2016

Following the success of the Great British Bake Off, Blakemore Fine Foods colleagues have competed in their very own team Bake Off

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