May 31st, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

National BBQ Week is underway. Like many things its success will hinge on the great British weather and if you are based in the north like we are, you will no doubt be enjoying the balmy 10 degrees temperature we are experiencing today (31st May). It may not be warm, so let’s hope we have at least a […]

May 31st, 2016   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

Peter Simpson sees a lot of brown boxes in his working week. Thousands in fact and whilst he jokes that ‘a brown box is a brown box’ he knows that what is in these boxes is critical to SK Chilled Foods’ business. Peter is our Supply Chain Controller, he has the power to move boxes, […]

May 31st, 2016   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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If she was a Star Wars character, Benna Davis would be Yoda. That’s because she admits she talks so fast that her words can sometimes come out sounding like Yoda, but also because her role is so busy she feels she needs to use Jedi mind tricks to get everything done. Benna is our Head […]

May 16th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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It’s National Vegetarian Week, a time to go ‘cold turkey’ and give up meat for a week, or perhaps even longer. Demand for vegetarian food is rising, even among the carnivores out there, and that is because there are so many amazing dishes to choose from these days. We particularly like food chain Pret’s ‘not […]

May 16th, 2016   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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It’s British Tomato Week, so we will kick off this blog with a question; is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Believe it or not, this question was answered by the US Supreme Court in 1887 when tomato growers in America pressed for, and were ultimately successful, in getting it classed as a vegetable. […]

May 9th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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It’s British Sandwich Week so I thought I would start this blog with the best-ever reference to a sandwich in a TV show. Blackadder: Baldrick, go to the kitchen and make me something quick and simple to eat, would you? Two slices of bread with something in between. Baldrick: What, like Gerald Lord Sandwich had […]

May 5th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Today is Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May), which commemorates Mexico’s victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The Mexicans hardly need an excuse for a celebration, but this is one of their favourite days of the year and is a time for eating, drinking and spending time with friends. […]