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Freshtime Five in the Running for National Recognition

August 21, 2017

Five of the products created for Spar by leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime have been nominated in the national Local Shop Quality Food Awards. Spar’s Falafels & Spicy Houmous have been nominated in the Chilled category and its Sweet Potato Wedges have been nominated in the Fresh Produce … Continue reading

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Freshtime Delivers Fourth Annual Fun Club

August 1, 2017

Pupils at Carlton Road Academy in Boston have enjoyed a summer term of foodie fun thanks to leading fresh and chilled food producer Freshtime UK. The company’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Agronomy Mel Miles, Development Chef Luke Pearson, and Managing Director Steve Evans have delivered five sessions throughout … Continue reading

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Freshtime Nurtures Next Generation of Employees

July 13, 2017

Leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime UK welcomed the next generation of food industry specialists as part of Boston High School’s Challenge Week. During the week-long agri-food industry research project, year 10 and 12 pupils were encouraged to find out more about the employment opportunities and pathways into the … Continue reading

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Freshtime Swaps Salad for Sports Writing

June 19, 2017

Hillsborough survivor Adrian Tempany has been crowned Freshtime New Writer of the Year at the Cross Sports Book Awards. Representatives from Boston-based Freshtime attended the annual Cross Sports Book Awards ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Wednesday 24th May. The food to go and fresh produce business sponsored … Continue reading

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Freshtime and Franks Prepare Flexitarian Fare

June 16, 2017

It was kitchen utensils at dawn as Freshtime in Boston welcomed cook and Belleau Kitchen blogger Dominic Franks for its first cook off challenge. Dominic spent the afternoon with the food to go and fresh produce business’ Development Chef Luke Pearson on Monday 5th June to create a convenient two-course … Continue reading

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Freshtime Helps Out at Cranwell Health Day

April 24, 2017

Pupils at Cranwell Primary School welcomed some special guests from leading food producer Freshtime as part of the school’s health day. More than 160 children aged between seven and 11 spent part of the day learning about vegetables and how to prepare them thanks to three members of staff from the … Continue reading

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Freshtime Nominated in National Food Awards

April 20, 2017

Leading food producer Freshtime has scored a hat-trick of nominations in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards for three salads it produces for the Co-op.  The Co-op’s Irresistible King Prawn, Mango and Coconut Noodle Salad, Irresistible Supergreen Salad and Moroccan Chicken Couscous Salad are all nominated in the … Continue reading

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Beyoncé and Bublé Tributes to Star at Freshtime Charity Gala

March 23, 2017

Freshtime Futures Trust is set to host a star-studded annual gala to raise awareness and funds to support young people in Lincolnshire. The Night with the Stars Gala will take place on Saturday 28th October 2017 at Springfields Event Centre in Spalding, Lincolnshire and promises to be a night to … Continue reading

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Young Boffins Boosted by Freshtime Futures Trust

February 7, 2017

Pupils from Pilgrim School in Lincolnshire have become the first youngsters in the county to receive funding from the Freshtime Futures Trust. The fund, which launched in November 2016, donated just over £370 to the school which provides educational support to children who have been referred due to medical reasons. … Continue reading

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Scrumdiddlyumptious Salad Session at Fishtoft Academy

December 15, 2016

Pupils from Fishtoft Academy in Boston rolled up their sleeves and grabbed a fork to take part in a Freshtime Fun Club session. Twenty-three Year 2, 3 and 4 children took part in the Boston-based food producer’s first extended fun club session on Tuesday 13th December led by Freshtime’s Head … Continue reading

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Young People Offered a Helping Hand

November 28, 2016

Leading Lincolnshire food producer Freshtime UK has launched a new funding initiative which aims to boost the achievements of young people in the county. Having championed a charity of the year for the last two years, Freshtime Managing Director Mark Newton is keen to increase the company’s commitment to young … Continue reading

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Award Success for Freshtime’s Quality Foods

November 15, 2016

After achieving a hat trick at the Good Choice! Quality Food Awards last month, Freshtime UK ended the week on a high by winning another trophy at the Quality Food Awards.   The Co-op’s Irresistible Italian Chicken & Pesto Courgetti, produced by the Boston-based firm, won in the Food to … Continue reading

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Freshtime Crowns Lincolnshire Chef of the Year

November 10, 2016

After a close competition between the finest chefs from restaurants across the county, Dan Wallis was declared Chef of the Year at the Lincolnshire Life Taste of Excellence Awards.  Boston-based prepared food producer Freshtime UK sponsored the category and Managing Director Mark Newton presented Dan with his award at the … Continue reading

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Freshtime Prepares for Further Growth with More New Hires

November 9, 2016

Leading fresh and prepared food producer Freshtime UK is continuing to invest in staff as it welcomes two new faces to its procurement and planning departments.   Victoria Kay and Samantha Hardy are the latest recruits to join the Boston-based firm. With 15 years’ experience in procurement, Victoria has been … Continue reading

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Triple Award Success for Freshtime’s Quality Foods

October 28, 2016

Boston-based leading food producer Freshtime UK is celebrating after scoring a hat trick at this year’s Good Choice! Quality Food Awards. The Spicy Bean Burrito, Italian Meatball Meal Pot and Squash & Grains Meal Pot, all produced by Freshtime for Co-op, were the winning products in the Food to Go, … Continue reading

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Freshtime Celebrates Culinary Excellence

October 21, 2016

Lincolnshire chefs will battle it out for the Chef of the Year crown at this year’s Taste of Excellence Awards, sponsored by Freshtime UK.  The Taste of Excellence Awards, now in their 19th year, aim to raise the profile of the Lincolnshire food and drink industry, through awards in 11 … Continue reading

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Freshtime is Planning Ahead Thanks to New Staff

October 17, 2016

The planning team at Freshtime UK has welcomed two new staff as part of its drive to develop the workforce at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Emily Kemp from Billingborough has joined the Freshtime team as Planning Administration Assistant and Marcus Little has moved departments to become the Planning Apprentice. … Continue reading

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Freshtime Introduces Ethical Trade Role

October 12, 2016

As part of its ongoing commitment to raising ethical standards, leading food manufacturer Freshtime UK has introduced a new position at its site in Boston. Richard Fletcher has been appointed to the role of Ethical Trade Officer, working closely alongside the firm’s Head of Corporate and Social Responsibility Mel Miles. … Continue reading

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Freshtime Nominated for National Food Awards

October 7, 2016

Seven prepared foods, created for Co-op Food by Freshtime UK, have been shortlisted across four categories for the prestigious Good Choice! Quality Food Awards and the Quality Food Awards. The Boston-based firm features heavily in the Food to Go categories across both awards but this year two nominations have also … Continue reading

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Freshtime Futures Trust Hosts First Fundraiser

September 30, 2016

It was a song of ice and fire in Spalding on Saturday when the Freshtime Futures Trust raised around £40,000 to help fund its work with young people throughout Lincolnshire.  The Fire and Ice Gala Dinner was held at Springfields Event Centre in the town on 24th September, where 500 … Continue reading

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Freshtime Swaps Chicory for Charity

September 9, 2016

Freshtime Futures Trust, a new local charitable trust, will be hosting a Fire and Ice charity gala to raise awareness and help boost funds. The event will take place on Saturday 24th September 2016 at Springfields Event Centre in Spalding, Lincolnshire and promises to be a night to remember. The … Continue reading

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Freshtime Hits the Greens for Annual Golf Day

July 19, 2016

It was a Freshtime takeover at Boston West Golf Course, when the leading prepared food producer hosted its supplier and golf days and raised thousands for the Freshtime Futures Trust. On Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July, Freshtime held two of its biggest events in the corporate calendar and raised … Continue reading

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Boston Pupils Take a Healthy Bite During Fun Club Finale

July 15, 2016

Pupils from Staniland Academy in Boston presented the fruits of their labour during a Dragons’ Den-style challenge set by chilled food producer Freshtime on the final day of this year’s Freshtime Fun Club. On Wednesday (13th July), 64 Year 6 children assembled in the school hall to present their ideas … Continue reading

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Boston School Leavers Enjoy Salad Days at Staniland

June 29, 2016

Year 6 pupils from Staniland Academy in Boston rolled up their sleeves and grabbed a fork to take part in the third Freshtime Fun Club session. A total of 64 children assembled in the school’s hall yesterday (Tuesday) to welcome Mel Miles and Julia Pires from chilled food producer Freshtime, … Continue reading

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Freshtime Tees Off for Charity

June 24, 2016

Boston’s fresh chilled food producer Freshtime is hosting its third annual golf day in aid of the Freshtime Futures Trust. On Thursday 7th July, staff from Freshtime will join 24 teams for the third annual golf day at Boston West Golf Course which, along with a supplier conference, raised £18,000 … Continue reading

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Freshtime Fun Club Provides Food for Thought

June 15, 2016

Year 3 pupils at a Boston primary school enjoyed an afternoon of salad growing thanks to the Freshtime Fun Club delivered by the chilled food producer. On Thursday 9th June, thirty-eight children, aged seven and eight, from Staniland Academy on Peck Avenue in Boston welcomed Freshtime’s Head of Agronomy Mel … Continue reading

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Salad Specialist Celebrates Sport’s Best New Writers

June 14, 2016

Ed Caesar has seen off some strong competition at this year’s Cross Sports Book Awards to be crowned Freshtime New Writer of the Year. On Wednesday 1st June, representatives from leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime attended the 14th annual Cross Sports Book Awards ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground in … Continue reading

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Freshtime’s Premium Salad Offering Heads North

June 8, 2016

Leading food producer Freshtime UK has expanded its retail reach to include high-end supermarket chain Booths.     Following the launch of its own-label salads in the first quarter of 2015, the Boston-based firm, which specialises in snack salads and prepared vegetables, has begun supplying a variety of its premium branded salads … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food! Freshtime Fun Club Goes Back to School

May 27, 2016

Primary school children in Boston enjoyed showing off their vegetable knowledge during the third annual Freshtime Fun Club, which launched on Wednesday (25th May). Staniland Academy on Peck Avenue in Boston is the latest school to welcome the Freshtime Fun Club, which is now in its third year. The educational … Continue reading

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Freshtime Plants the Seeds for Budding Growers of the Future

May 20, 2016

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY This summer, staff from leading fresh food producer Freshtime UK Ltd are preparing to go back to school to host the firm’s latest fun club. Staniland Academy on Peck Avenue in Boston will be the latest school to take part in the Freshtime Fun Club, an educational project … Continue reading

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Freshtime Celebrates Sport’s Latest Literary Crop

May 3, 2016

An opportunity to shine a light on emerging writing talent at the national Cross Sports Book Awards has been taken up by leading Lincolnshire fresh chilled vegetable and salad specialist Freshtime UK Ltd. The annual Cross Sport Book Awards, now in its 14th year, promotes the outstanding sports writing and … Continue reading

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Talented Trio Joins Freshtime

April 27, 2016

A trio of new roles has been filled at Freshtime UK as the leading fresh chilled food producer continues to expand its workforce at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Lewis McKeown (Technical Manager), Nick Ogden (Process Manager) and James Zamimba (Product Planner) joined the team earlier this month as the … Continue reading

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New Role Introduced at Freshtime

April 5, 2016

Boston-based food producer Freshtime UK is continuing to expand its workforce by appointing a PA to the Managing Director. Julia Pires (42), originally from Warwickshire, was recruited into the new role of Personal Assistant to Freshtime’s Senior Team in March. With previous experience as a PA at both Calor Gas … Continue reading

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Searching for the Food Industry’s Freshest Faces

March 7, 2016

Leading Lincolnshire fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK Ltd is preparing to meet with the industry’s emerging talent as a sponsor of the Fresh Careers Fair 2016. As part of an ongoing company-wide investment in growth, Freshtime UK Ltd will be sponsoring and attending the Fresh Careers Fair on 10th … Continue reading

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Freshtime Expands Team Even Further

November 18, 2015

In keeping with its current development plans, leading Lincolnshire fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK has appointed a new trainee development chef. Hayley Alouini recently joined the Boston-based company as part of Managing Director Mark Newton’s ambitious growth strategy. Having worked her way up the career ladder as a chef … Continue reading

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Rapid Growth Continues at Freshtime

November 9, 2015

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK is continuing to expand its workforce with four appointments at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Sarah Green (Factory Manager), Yasmin Wade (Specifications Technologist), Lauren Newton (Receptionist) and Melanie Cushen (Account Manager) have been recruited as part of an ongoing development strategy at Freshtime, … Continue reading

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Freshtime Hoping for Heart of the Community Win

October 7, 2015

Freshtime UK has been shortlisted in the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards for its Fun Club initiative. The Boston-based supplier of freshly prepared vegetables and salads is in the running for the Heart of the Community Award at this year’s ceremony on 20th October. Freshtime UK has made the shortlist thanks … Continue reading

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Salad Specialist Shortlisted for National Food Award

October 6, 2015

Boston-based chilled food producer Freshtime UK has been shortlisted in the first-ever UK fruit and vegetable awards by Fresh Produce Journal. Freshtime is in the running to receive the Salad Grower/Supplier of the Year award for its contribution to the industry. Over the last few years Freshtime has developed a … Continue reading

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Freshtime Adds to its Growing Team

September 1, 2015

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK is continuing to grow with two appointments at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Trish Walden has been promoted to Site Training Officer and Kim McNulty has joined Freshtime as HR Assistant. Trish from Boston has worked for Freshtime for the last 15 years, … Continue reading

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Dragons Enjoy Healthy Salad

July 17, 2015

Boston primary school children took on the dragons and won a cookery book during a Dragon’s Den-style challenge set by chilled food producer Freshtime on the final day of the Fun Club. Earlier today (Friday) 60 year 3 pupils at St Thomas’ Primary School presented fresh and healthy salads to … Continue reading

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School Children in Salad Days Challenge

July 14, 2015

This week youngsters at a Boston primary school are rising to the Dragon’s Den-style challenge set by chilled food producer Freshtime. Yesterday (Monday) 60 year 3 pupils at St Thomas’ Primary School took part in a taste test during the first session of a week-long Dragon’s Den-style task, marking the … Continue reading

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Two New Starters Join the Team at Freshtime

July 3, 2015

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK continues to grow with two new appointments at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Alistair Whitaker (Category Manager) and Sam Reed (Graduate Development Technologist) are the latest additions to the growing team at Freshtime, as former Florette Chief Executive Mark Newton continues his ambitious … Continue reading

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Freshtime Fun Club Sows the Seeds of Healthy Eating

May 20, 2015

Youngsters at a Boston primary school rolled up their sleeves yesterday (Tuesday) and got stuck in to learning all about healthy eating and how vegetables grow. St Thomas’ Primary School on Wyberton Low Road is the latest school to sign up for the Freshtime Fun Club, an educational project run … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food! Freshtime Fun Club Goes Back to School

May 14, 2015

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Youngsters at a Boston primary school will be learning all about healthy eating and how vegetables grow this term. St Thomas’ Primary School on Wyberton Low Road is the latest school to sign up for the Freshtime Fun Club, an educational project run by local fresh food producer … Continue reading

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Five More On Board as Freshtime Continues Growth

May 14, 2015

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK continues to grow with five new appointments at its headquarters in Boston, Lincolnshire. Jodie Dean (Development Technologist), Katie Fletcher (Factory Planner), Becky Hourihan (Production Manager), Emily Criddle (Temporary Procurement Assistant) and Callum Albrighton (Marketing Data Analyst) have joined the company as former Florette … Continue reading

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New Recruits for Growing Business

February 6, 2015

Leading fresh food producer Freshtime UK has hired three new members of staff to add to the company’s expanding team. Mark Pratt has joined Freshtime as National Account Manager with over 20 years of experience in the food industry. He has previously held positions at Bakkavor, Northern Foods and Samworth … Continue reading

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Freshtime Raises Over £15,000 for Children’s Charity

January 28, 2015

The Ally Cadence Trust has received a final charity cheque from Boston food producer Freshtime UK, bringing the total after a year of fund raising to £15,064 The trust, set up by Emma and Karl Humphries from Walcott in 2009, provides emotional and financial support for families affected by Spinal … Continue reading

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Sporty Youngsters Net New Kit Thanks to Freshtime

January 21, 2015

The netball team at Boston West Academy has a smart new kit thanks to its sponsor, food producer Freshtime UK. The mixed team, which is made up of boys and girls in Years 5 and 6, received their new Freshtime-branded shirts and socks at the start of the new term. … Continue reading

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Freshtime Brings Premium Salads to Market

January 19, 2015

Leading snack salad and prepared vegetable producer Freshtime UK has launched a new range of premium branded salad products nationwide. The new range, which includes chicken, bacon and pesto pasta salad, king prawn noodle salad and hot smoked salmon with dressed potatoes, is aimed at the growing food-to-go market with an … Continue reading

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Sprouts Still Popular, but Carrots are Tops

December 16, 2014

They may not be every child’s favourite, but Brussels sprouts are still a favourite on the Christmas dinner table this year. More than seven out of ten people in the UK will be tucking into sprouts for Christmas lunch this year, according to a new survey by vegetable specialists Freshtime. … Continue reading

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Freshtime Picks Up Green Star Award

December 1, 2014

Lincolnshire salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK has been given a Green Star Award by Investors in the Environment (iiE), a nationwide environmental accreditation scheme. Freshtime’s Health, Safety and Training Co-ordinator Graham Dayes was at a ceremony in Peterborough last week to receive the award, which came after an environmental … Continue reading

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Freshtime Wins Top Award for Food To Go

November 14, 2014

Lincolnshire snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK scooped first prize in the Food To Go category at the Quality Food and Drink Awards in London last night (Thursday). Freshtime won for The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Hot Smoked Salmon Salad, which it makes at its headquarters in Boston. It was … Continue reading

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Freshtime Up For a Quality Food Award

November 12, 2014

Lincolnshire snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK is up for a prize at tomorrow’s Quality Food Awards ceremony in London. The Co-operative’s Hot Smoked Salmon Salad, which is made by Freshtime at its base in Boston, has been shortlisted in the Food To Go category of The Quality Food … Continue reading

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Freshtime Gets Green Seal of Approval

November 10, 2014

The green credentials of Lincolnshire food producer Freshtime UK have been given the seal of approval by Investors in the Environment. Freshtime has been awarded the highest green level of accreditation by iiE following a thorough environmental audit of the company earlier this month. To qualify for green accreditation Freshtime … Continue reading

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Freshtime Expands its Team With Two New Appointments

November 7, 2014

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK has enlarged its in-house team with two new appointments. Kelly Tuplin and Michaela Watson have both moved to Freshtime from Cucina Sano near Boston in Lincolnshire (part of Bakkavor). As a New Product Development (NPD) Technologist Kelly will be developing new recipes and … Continue reading

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Freshtime Plans for Growth with New Category Manager

October 14, 2014

Snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK is building its in-house marketing capacity with the recruitment of Category Manager Claire Matson. Claire (26) studied marketing at the University of Derby and has worked for the past three years at Bakkavor in Lincolnshire. As Category Manager Claire will help Freshtime to … Continue reading

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Award Success for Freshtime’s Food Products

September 30, 2014

Lincolnshire snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK is celebrating after winning one national food award and being shortlisted for another. The SPAR retail chain won a national prize at last week’s Wholesale Quality Food and Drink Awards in London for its Sweet Chilli Noodles, which are made by Freshtime. … Continue reading

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Free Fun for All with Freshtime

August 21, 2014

A day of fun and entertainment is being organised by Boston food producer Freshtime to raise money for charity on Saturday (23rd August). Members of the public are invited to enjoy an afternoon and evening of fun which Freshtime UK is organising to raise funds for its charity of the … Continue reading

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Children Learn About Food on Freshtime Factory Visit

June 20, 2014

Pupils at a Boston primary school got a close-up look at how fresh food is made when they visited Freshtime’s factory in Boston yesterday (Thursday). Sixty year 2 pupils from Boston West Academy paid a visit to Freshtime, the leading snack salad and vegetable specialist, as part of a series … Continue reading

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Food Factory Visit for Fun Club Pupils

June 16, 2014

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Boston primary school pupils who have signed up for the Freshtime Fun Club will see how fresh vegetables are turned into meals and snacks when they visit a food factory this week. Sixty year 2 pupils from Boston West Academy will visit Freshtime, the leading Boston-based snack salad … Continue reading

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Freshtime Raises Thousands at First Charity Golf Day

June 13, 2014

The first ever charity golf day organised by Boston produce specialists Freshtime raised over £10,000 for its adopted charity, the Ally Cadence Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The golf day, auction and raffle was staged at Boston West Golf Course and was a spectacular success. A cheque for £10,000 was … Continue reading

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New Appointments Strengthen NPD Team at Freshtime

May 30, 2014

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime UK has strengthened its New Product Development team with two new appointments. Amanda Turner has moved from Icelandic Seachill in Grimsby to the role of NPD Manager at the Boston-based snack salad and vegetable specialist. Joining her as a development technologist is Michelle Torinsci, … Continue reading

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Former Chef Joins Growing Team at Freshtime

May 22, 2014

Snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK has recruited former chef Bryan Nelson as it expands its management team. Bryan hails from North Carolina in the United States but has been based in the UK since 1994 and has two decades of experience working in the UK food industry. He … Continue reading

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Schools Project Will Give Pupils Food for Thought

May 6, 2014

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Pupils at a Boston primary school will learn all about how vegetables grow and what goes on in a food factory this term. They’ll be the first ever members of the Freshtime Fun Club, a new project to encourage healthy eating and teach Lincolnshire children about the food … Continue reading

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Procurement Apprentice Laura is a First for Freshtime

May 2, 2014

Leading fresh chilled food producer Freshtime has taken on its first ever apprentice. Laura Harpham (20) began her career as a chef but joined the firm in March as a trainee buyer in the procurement department to develop her career in a more commercial role. “Freshtime has given me a … Continue reading

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Children’s Charity is Pick of the Freshtime Crop

February 27, 2014

A Lincolnshire charity has become the pick of the crop after Boston food producer Freshtime UK chose it as its Charity of the Year for 2014. The Ally Cadence Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (ACT for SMA) was set up by Emma and Karl Humphries in 2009 after they lost … Continue reading

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Freshtime Appoints Malcolm Read as New Head of Technical

February 12, 2014

Leading snack salad and vegetable specialist Freshtime UK has appointed Malcolm Read as Head of Technical to support its ambitious plans for growth. Malcolm brings with him more than 20 years’ experience working in a technical role for firms including Northern Foods, Bakkavor, Kerry Foods and Fresh and Easy in … Continue reading

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