Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment has secured two new contracts worth over £14m with Pret A Manger and the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The business will supply a range of light catering equipment and bespoke lines to all 270 of the Pret sites in the UK, and is also in talks to service sites in Europe.
Lockhart secured the contract from the incumbent supplier having demonstrated an excellent infrastructure system, flexibility in meeting the brief and a keen eye for product innovation.
As part of a two-way pitch with sister company Bunzl Catering Supplies, the businesses has also retained the contract to supply light catering equipment and non-food consumables to the MOD at over 600 military bases in the UK and worldwide.
Paul Nieduszynski (pictured), managing director, Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment, said: "We are very proud to have secured such a renowned brand as Pret A Manger, which we won because of our exceptionally high levels of operational efficiency, a sound infrastructure system and commitment to product innovation.
"By taking an integrated approach to the MOD pitch with Bunzl Catering Supplies, we were able to deliver a unified strategic approach to the brief to win the business."