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9th November 2017

2017 Best Brigades Masterclass is an Absolute Peach

The chef team at The Rose and Crown in Warwick have been treated to a masterclass from celebrated chef Ben Tish, part of their prize for scooping the coveted title of Best Brigade 2017, courtesy of Essential Cuisine.     The dedicated team of seven represented the UK pub sector in...


AA Rating for Third Successive Year – British Retail Consortium

We are very proud to announce that we have gained a coveted AA-grade accreditation from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) for the third consecutive year. The BRC Global Standard for food safety is hard won, and even harder maintained, and ensures a company is meeting the highest standards of quality...


1st November 2017

Living Ventures Chef Finally Gets Deserved Day Off

Chef’s original prize is scuppered as charity functions take precedence Dave Critchley, Operations Head Chef at the Living Ventures group, has finally been able to claim his prize in our #Chefsdayoff competition, after offering himself up to cover for a number of charity functions and miss out on the original...


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21st November 2017

Essential Charity Hamper

The Stock People are selling raffle tickets for a jam packed Essential Cuisine hamper in support of the Accumulator Challenge for St Luke’s Hospice. The local hospice in Cheshire cares for those with life limiting illnesses, delivering symptom control, end of life care, and complementary therapies. Our commitment to the...


17th November 2017

People’s Choice Awards 2017

We’ve been celebrating our Essential Values with our very first internal People’s Choice Awards 2017. Nominations were cast right across the business, as we set out on a mission to thank and reward our hard working team of Stock People. With 4 awards up for grabs, it fell to Directors...


15th November 2017

Vegetarians deserve more than a “Nut Roast”

Gone are the days when the only vegetarian and vegan option on a Christmas menu was the standard “Nut Roast.” Introducing you to a world of flavour and quality, The Stock People are bringing you Ingredients to Inspire, that are suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans, as well as being Gluten...


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