Whitco News

Legacy award honours Jeff Whitaker

Whitco founder Jeff Whitaker has been posthumously honoured by ceda, the catering equipment distributors’ assocition. Jeff died in 2018 and left behind a huge reputation in our industry. The award’s citation says that it: “is made to outstanding individuals who have; played a role in creating a tangible legacy that has made a considerable positive…

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Whitco best for customer service – official

Whitco’s work has been recognised with a national award for outstanding customer service. Our work for Oxfordshire County Council, stepping in to pick up the pieces after the collapse of Carillion, won the national award for outstanding customer service from ceda, the catering equipment distributors’ association. The Whitco team stepped in at short notice when…

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Join the team at Whitco

Now Hiring… Part-Time CREDIT CONTROLLER. We need a part-time credit controller to join our busy accounts department. The person will be responsible for all aspects post invoice and the day to day management of our sales ledger. Applicants will need to demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in a similar size business turning over approximately…

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Denise and Mike bow out

The Whitco family has said farewell and thanks to two long standing employees who have retired from the business this month. Denise was our Financial Director and a employee of 19 years. Her skills and contributions to the business extended way beyond accounts. During her time at Whitco ,she even took over the service desk…

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Whisk away a bargain with our superb 20-litre mixer

Our Whitco 20-litre mixer is a brilliant piece of kit. It’s big enough for almost all needs, it’s easy to handle, and comes at a price that’s hard to beat. What’s more, it’s compatible with the accessories that fit the market-leading machine. We have only a limited availability – so whip one up and whisk…

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Jeff’s Way raises £15000…to help worthy causes.

Dear Everyone. On the 22nd March 2018, at the memorial service held at Oundle School’s Chapel, we started fundraising to support the charities and good causes that were close to Jeff’s heart and following that very poignant day, “Jeff’s Way” was born. Through various talks, it was very easy to agree that education, opportunity and…

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Smile and speed up to please your customers

The key to boosting your business’s online ratings may be more simple than anyone realised. The message from some recent analysis is to get back to basics – be nice to your customers and hurry up with their order. Those are (more or less) the takeaways from a new report by social review tracker Feed…

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Still going big on the Full English Breakfast

We are spending more than ever before on dining out for breakfast. Nationally breakfast income is up by a more than healthy 31 per cent since 2011.  Last year we spent a whopping £76 million on eating out for breakfast – every day. Breakfast is the biggest growth sector for eating out – far outstripping…

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Childhood obesity problem growing worse

The rate of obesity in children aged between ten and eleven has increased by more than one-third over the last 12 years, according to latest research. Data from the national Child Measurement programme overseen by Public Health England reveals that childhood obesity rates in the poorest parts of the country are double those in the…

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