Supplier Members

Explore our Supplier Members -we hope to cover all of your farm retail needs with a helpful database of recommended partners, offering a wide range of services, expertise and cost savings. 

 

EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS AND OFFERS FOR FRA MEMBERS

AF Affinity is a free personal buying service which can help you cut the cost of running your business, sourcing everything from vehicles and electricity to mobile telephones and building supplies. Your business will benefit from simplified purchasing which reduces administration and frees up time. Find out more...

 

Appetite Me are a full service food consultancy company who specialise in rural diversification across a wide range of food retail projects. We can build bespoke packages to meet your needs, from interior design to feasibility studies, marketing reviews and menu development. Exclusive to FRA Members: 

  • Half an hour free consultation Skype call to discuss your project and how you need help in your business

  • Free half a day on site consultancy visit where we will access your project and discuss the best route for your personal project going forward

    Find out more...

 

As a FARMA member you are eligible for a 5% rebate on all your Booker Wholesale purchases, excluding Tobacco and VAT. this rebate will be paid back to you quarterly. Find out more...

 

 

Country Choice is the leading supplier of in-store bakery and retail food service products, as well as providing on-site training, equipment & concepts and marketing support. FRA members are eligible for a standard discount of 8% on catalogue prices, with specific discounts agreed on a case by case basis. Find out more...

 

 

Creative Retail Solutions work with food shops to create food displays which maximizes sales. We supply and fit, all sorts of refrigeration, which can be clad to match your shops and create something special and individual that reflects you and your business. In short hand, we design and fit out food shops.

OFFER FOR FRA MEMBERS - Our team like to offer the personal touch which ensures that each project is tailored to meet the owners requirements, regardless of project size and spend. As a part of our involvement with and support of the FRA family, we extend the offer of a complimentary face to face on site consultation for any FRA member who has a plan, notion, idea or need for any kind of diversification or expansion support. Our forte is refrigeration and retail space refits but we have worked on a vast array of project types, offering support and guidance wherever appropriate.

Please contact the team on [email protected] or call us on 01202 233088 and ask for Hanna who will be happy to assist you. Find out more...

Making rota changes, managing shift-swaps, reconciling timesheets and communicating tasks to your team. Day-to-day jobs like these can eat up half your day (or worse) and cause unnecessary angst. With Deputy the tough jobs are simple, and take a fraction of the time. 

Deputy offer a 10% discount to FRA members. Find out more...

"Since transitioning from pen and paper schedules and timesheets and onto Deputy, we’ve drastically reduced the time spent on scheduling and improved the accuracy in tracking the time worked by our team.

We’ve had great support and it has been easy for the business and team to get up and running.

Our team love using the iPhone and Android apps to receive their shifts and the ipad kiosk to clock in and out".

Rupert Evans, Owner Denstone Hall and Head of Technology committee, Farm Retail Association

Anglia Farmers (AF Affinity) has negotiated competitive terms for all FRA members for the processing of credit and debit card payments with Lloyds Bank Cardnet®. Switching is easy and doesn’t involve changing your bank account. So why not call us today and see how much you could save? Find out more...

 

 

Packaging, labelling and vending

 

B Smith Packaging has gained a reputation for providing quality printed carrier bags and packaging in many varied and diversified materials and forms, for a loyal and prestigious customer base throughout the UK and Europe. Find out more... 

Bizerba are a market leader in retail weighing, labelling and food processing. Our experience sets standards, that's what sets us apart. Find out more... 

 

 

Mantle Packaging Machinery Ltd are a UK manufacturer of Food Packaging Machinery includimg Table Top Lidding Machines, L Sealers, Pizza Cappers, Jaw Sealers and Tray Wrappers. We also supply a wide range of food trays and film. Find out more...

 

 

JSR Services (Blairgowrie) ltd supply Locker style Fresh Food Vending Machines. This style of vending machine can enable egg and all fresh food farmers and producers to develop farm gate sales free from the fear of theft.Find out more...

 

Farm retail design and build specialists

Greenspan Projects Ltd are a forward thinking, market focused company delivering creative design and build solutions to our clients by providing top level service from concept to completion. Services include large bespoke construction and theming projects for Farm Parks and other visitor attractions. Find out more...

 

Chartered Surveyors

 

Quinton Edwards is a leading firm of independent Chartered Surveyors who offer a wide range of commercial property services to the Farm Shop Industry throughout the United Kingdom. Find out more...

 

Energy Providers

Total Energy Solutions Ltd are an "Energy Broker With A Difference". All brokers can get low prices that save you money. But our service led, transparent approach also means you’ll know you’re in safe hands. Find out more...

 

Shop fittings, lighting and display units

 

Capital Refrigeration Services Ltd were established in 1967 and since that time have supplied and installed various forms of commercial refrigeration equipment to food retail and processing sectors across the UK. Find out more...

 

 

IMOON is a leading player in the international market for commercial lighting in Food & Retail. IMOON designs and installs lamps, spotlights and lighting systems for large and medium-sized retailers. Find out more...

 

 Retail consultancy, strategy and reporting

  

Data Strategy Consulting Ltd has over 10 years of experience in harnessing the power of retail data and using it to grow businesses. Our clients see between 10 and 20% increase in turnover when they start working with us and most see an improval in their communication response rates too. Find out more...

 

 

Insight 6 helps the farm retail community to continually improve and deliver world class customer service standards. We work with hundreds of UK farm shops to deliver: tailor made mystery shopping programmes; motivational training sessions on customer service, selling, stealing and complaint handling; focus groups to identify what your clients really think; face to face service customer feedback tools for exit and on-line surveys. Find out more...

 

Banking and financial support

FOLK2FOLK is a multi-award winning Peer-to-Peer lending platform specialising in helping farm and rural businesses access finance. We match-make rural businesses looking for a minimum of £50,000 to grow, develop or diversify and who have property or land to secure against the loan, with local investors who earn a 6.5% p.a interest rate paid each month. Find out more... 

 

 Marketing and web services

 

HugoFox provides free websites to farmers markets. HugoFox provides a service enabling businesses to create a functional website at an affordable cost. This, in turn, benefits organisations such as farmers’ markets who can enjoy the same benefits, but without paying a penny, enabling you to maintain your links with your local community. Find out more...

 

Electronic Point of Sale solutions

 

CSY Retail Systems is a major provider of EPOS systems to farm shops, delis & independent supermarkets in the UK. We have worked with farm shops for over 20 years to provide our customers with the best features. Customisable labelling, loyalty cards, eCommerce & a range of weighing scales are just a few of the tailored features that integrate with our EPOS system to help you operate efficiently and profitably. Find out more... 

 

Open Retail Solutions offer their Multi Retail stock control software together with touch screen tills to streamline your checkout operations. Find out more...

 

 

Reposs is the leading supplier of EPoS to the independent convenience store and newsagents, with over 2200 independent retailers throughout the UK using a Reposs EPoS System to manage their shops. Find out more...  

For the last 20 years The EPOS Bureau has been providing stock and retail management solutions specifically designed for the Independent Food Retail sector across the UK and Ireland. Find out more...

 

Food, Beverage and Wholesale

Latest design POS supplied for free by COOK - Margin set at 25% off the retail price - All products are barcoded and priced on pack - Support from full-time concessions team, both on the ground and at COOK HQ Find out more...

 

Bon Bon's are a small independent confectionery business who care deeply about what we do, specialising in supplying farm shops. We are down to earth, straight forward and approachable. Find out more...

 

Welcome to Cheshire Farm Chips, the UK’s Leading Provider of Quality Potato Products Produced in the Heart of Cheshire. Find out more...

 

 

The Cress Co, an established national distributor of ambient and chilled fine foods, stocking around 1500 product lines from small artisan producers to sought after premium brands. Our aim is to deliver the best possible service and products to the widest possible client base, supported by a dedicated account management & customer service team. Find out more...

 

Pioneers of high quality loose and individually packed frozen foods, with over 30 years experience. Field Fare supply over 400 independent retailers, predominantly farm shops, garden centres, butchers and delicatessens throughout the UK. Find out more...

 

Innovative Food Ingredients specialise in the sourcing and distribution of quality butchers supplies and butchers ingredients throughout the UK. We offer an extensive range of quality Sausage Seasonings, Sausage Mixes, Burger Mixes, Marinades, Sauces and more, at competitive prices. Find Out More...

 

We are one of the UK’s leading wholesale distributors of Vegan, Natural, Healthy, Free-from, Organic, Eco-friendly and Fairtrade products. The company was founded in the late 60's and over the years we have developed our competencies, capabilities and supplier relationships that aid a competitive pricing structure, appropriate merchandising support and regular promotions of our sizeable range (both food and non-foods).
*All FARMA members are entitled to a 5% discount on their first order*. If ordering via the website please simply checkout online and email [email protected] confirming your membership. We will then process the discount. Find out more...

 

Total Produce is one of the world's largest fresh produce providers.  We strive to translate our competitive advantages: our people, our growers, our infrastructure, our relationships – into value for our customers; delivering to them a superior service, and to the consumer, produce which exceeds expectations. Find out more...