March 17th, 2020   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

In response to concerns regarding Coronavirus Covid-19. SK Chilled Foods remain committed to our trading partners and are continuing to take orders and manufacture products to ensure availability across the country. We are working closely with our suppliers and customers to keep food moving quickly through the system to ensure our customer’s shelves are stocked. […]

June 17th, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

It’s a rivalry which stretches back centuries. Whether it was Emperor Hadrian (not even English!) building a wall to keep the marauding Scots out, the invasion of King Edward the First’s army which led to the legend of ‘Braveheart’ William Wallace and the subsequent defeat of the English at Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce, it’s […]

June 11th, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

The Euros kick off today and the joy of such tournaments is not only wall to wall football but also the chance to learn a bit more about the countries taking part. Even if you don’t like the beautiful game, why you can still try out foodie footy challenge for Euro 21 and by happy […]

June 3rd, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

If you are in one of the large UK supermarkets and you see someone rearranging the shelves in the chilled aisle who is not a member of staff, chances are it will be Lydia Akrami. That’s because our NPD Manager is a perfectionist when it comes to our products. She explains: “I get a real […]

June 3rd, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

In terms of double acts, it’s right up there with Morecambe and Wise or Ant and Dec for our younger readers. In terms of what Britain has given the world, it stands proudly alongside Shakespeare and cricket. We refer, of course, to Fish and Chips which, quite rightly, now has its own national day. The […]

May 27th, 2021   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Everyone loves a great origin story. One such story concerns the humble hamburger. For over a century the origins of the hamburger have been disputed more hotly than a flame grill barbeque but one thing seems clear – the name has nothing to do with the ingredients. Nowhere has it ever been suggested that ham, […]

May 27th, 2021   |  
Author: Simon Chambers   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

Can you believe it’s almost June? Looking out of the window, it is hard to believe as we search for the small patches of blue interspersed with the grey, wet clouds. Perhaps change will be here soon and we can then enjoy some much needed outdoor living….. Anyway, what a strange time we still find […]

May 20th, 2021   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Considering it’s a superfood, the mighty tomato has had a pretty lousy press over the centuries. Up until 200 years ago it was wrongly regarded as poisonous by some because it is part of the nightshade family. And for centuries it’s been a go to weapon for anyone wishing to voice their displeasure at artistic […]

May 13th, 2021   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Uncategorised

There was a very special birthday this week, for one Homer J Simpson. Born 12th May 1956, our favourite yellow cartoon character reached the ripe old age of 65. Only one more year to go until you claim your pension Homer! Why, in a food blog, are we talking about an imaginary person, albeit a […]

May 6th, 2021   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

So, fresh from looking at National Butcher’s Week, we now turn our attention to National Vegetarian Week. It’s fair to say these are polar opposites but we’re a broad church here in the SK development kitchen and we love cooking vegetarian just as much as meat. This year, the Vegetarian Society are asking people to […]

April 30th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

This week we are celebrating Great British Beef. It’s an event held annually and this year the theme has been about the environment and celebrating and highlighting all the great things British farmers do on farm that makes British farming one of the sustainable in the world.   Don’t believe that beef farming is sustainable? Well, how about […]