News & Articles
A collection of the latest news from the business as well as industry commentary and advice.
“We are delighted to have maintained our AA rating with a result that is proof of the consistently high benchmarks we set ourselves and maintain.”
Adrian and the team at our Export Store have done it again! For the second year in a row they’ve achieved the TCS&D Cold Store Team of the Year award…
Rick Bestwick can now offer its customers a fully automated date-coding solution, making the process of applying sell-by and use-by dates to products easier, faster…
Working with such a diverse range of producers and manufacturers on a daily basis gives a unique insight into the food industry and the issues that…
In the last week we’ve had two important votes, the first on Theresa May’s exit deal and the second on Theresa May herself. However, those of us hoping there…
How will May’s new deal affect the food sector? Publication of the UK/EU Withdrawal Agreement has resulted turmoil in the media, with MPs…
Waste not, want not as the saying goes. But did you know that roughly one third of all food produced globally is lost or wasted?
As the countdown to Brexit continues, many questions on how the deal will play out remain. None more so than for the food industry.
With locations across the North of England, Rick Bestwick are one of the UK's leading providers of cold storage services.
A long established added value facility, working closely with manufacturers and major retailers and providing a true just-in-time service, through a comprehensive portfolio of services.
Our Chesterfield site and Headquarters is centrally located just 5 minutes away from Junction 29 of the M1, enabling us to reach 75% of the UK population in under 3 hours.
Andrew Lawrence - Director
Our largest site with 6 purpose-built, stand-alone coldstores offering 650,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space.
The Scunthorpe site is ideally located for the import and export of goods from Grimsby and Hull Docks and its location in North Lincolnshire, an area renowned for growing some of the best produce in the country, makes it an ideal location to freeze and store fruit and vegetables.
BRC Approved and offering a range of chambers and racking to suit both bulk and fast-moving products, this site has the capacity and flexibility to provide a complete operational solution.
Amanda Cogan - Director
This modern, purpose-built facility with over 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, incorporating multi-temperature chambers and mobile racking, is a fast moving distribution centre.
Located just 1.5 miles from major motorways giving easy access to all major retail and wholesale distribution centres, our Warrington site provides well-established consolidation and cross docking services.
A new additional to our Warrington facility is our recently installed blast freezer which brings our group blast freezing capacity to 4500 pallets per week.