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Typhoo Tea


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Describe your business, products and customers:

Typhoo supply one of the UK’s best loved branded teas along with the majority of own-label tea that consumers see in store.

We were established in 1903 and supply customers in every channel including retail, wholesale, discount, catering and vending.

We turn over in excess of £80 million per year and are based in Moreton on the Wirral.

Why do you want to supply A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd?

A.F. Blakemore is one of the largest wholesale organisations in the UK, operating across a variety of channels, namely symbol retail, wholesale and foodservice. Typhoo have a wide range of products suitable for these sectors so A.F. Blakemore is a good customer fit for us. 

Blakemore operate across the majority of England and the UK and interact with a large number of outlets across the channels detailed above. This scale of organisation makes A.F. Blakemore one of our most important wholesale customers.

Describe your organisation’s partnership with A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd:

A.F. Blakemore is a large enough organisation to offer a wide reach, professional and disciplined approach, whilst still being small enough to be approachable and have meaningful relationships with key decision makers.

Many members of the Buying team that we trade with have been with A.F. Blakemore for many years.

What do you like about working with A.F. Blakemore?

The team at A.F. Blakemore are experienced and for the most part long serving. This means relationships can be established over a period of time and in turn conversations become open and more pertinent to the tasks in hand.

All the staff at A.F. Blakemore have been approachable and professional with an in-depth knowledge of their role and the wider A.F. Blakemore Group.

What is your advice to small producers just starting out?

View your original buying contact as the gatekeeper to the wider A.F. Blakemore organisation. Your proposition needs to be aligned with the various “touch points” across A.F. Blakemore to maximise your sales potential.