August 21st, 2020   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

It’s typical isn’t it? You theme a month of blogs around BBQ in August thinking it would be the perfect time for some outdoor cooking and then what happens? Yes, the great British weather intervenes. This week, even the south has experienced some bad weather as Storm Ellen brought her 70mph-plus winds to our shores, […]

February 27th, 2020   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

My day in the SK development kitchen always starts with a very important job – making a coffee. Us chefs love coffee. When you have worked in a restaurant during a service, it’s what keep you going. Since becoming a development chef with SK three years ago, I have managed to get a handle on […]

October 25th, 2019   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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It’s World Pasta Day, so did you know that Al Dente pasta not only tastes better, it keeps you full longer? That’s because it takes longer to digest than overcooked pasta, therefore it makes you feel fuller a longer period. See, every day is an education when you read an SK blog! What, you want […]

February 18th, 2019   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

An award-winning Teesside company which makes chilled food for the UK’s biggest supermarkets is seeking to create dozens of new jobs as demand for its products continues to increase. SK Chilled Foods is undertaking a major recruitment drive. On the back of its most successful year in its history, including a busy Christmas and new […]

January 18th, 2019   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Julie Knight describes herself as a Social Worker, Headmistress and friend to her colleagues at SK Foods. Or they are the roles she undertakes during any ‘typical’ day in her role as Head of HR for SK Chilled Foods, if indeed such a thing exists! She equates the workforce at SK to one big family […]

November 9th, 2018   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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SK Chilled Foods has scooped two awards in the food industry’s ‘Oscars’. We walked away with the Chilled, Fresh & Dairy Manufacturing Company of the Year and Partnership of the Year award at the prestigious Food Manufacture Excellence Awards in London. The two awards recognised the technical innovation that resulted in SK making record sales last […]

March 15th, 2018   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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By Benna Davis, SK Chilled Foods Head of Development What ambitions do today’s food and nutrition students have for their futures? Where do they see themselves working? Do they know all the options open to them? They may be considering a career in dietetics or thinking about becoming a nutritionist perhaps. What might have not […]

February 23rd, 2018   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

Forget The Great British Menu; it was all about The Great SK Menu this week. Ahead of a visit from some VIPs, we transformed the meeting room in our northern head office into a ‘pop up’ restaurant, the very exclusive Wellington House. Like most of the fine dining establishments trying to make a booking was […]

February 9th, 2018   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Mention Christmas to anyone in February and you would get a funny look, but at this time of year John Parker is already full of festive spirit. That’s because in his role as a Commercial Manager at SK Chilled Foods, he is already planning for Christmas 2018. This month, for instance, he has already met […]

January 12th, 2018   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

SK Chilled Foods has just experienced the busiest Christmas period in its 30-year history. In 2017, we produced over 50 separate Christmas party food products for supermarkets, covering Oriental, Indian, Med, Tex-Mex and traditional cuisines. In total, 3.3 million cases of chilled food were delivered to supermarkets in the 12 weeks leading up to the […]