The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Bunzl Lockhart signs £14m Pret and MOD deals

16 May 2014 by

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."

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking