The closure of HEFF
will have significant repercussions for business across eight of the English counties.
Having taken professional advice, it is clear that, to date, HEFF
has acted in line with its fiduciary duties and in the best interests of the business; but to ensure that the company does not enter into wrongful trading the only course of action open to us is to go into voluntary liquidation.
Local food buying is certainly not a middle-class preoccupation," argues Jane Chamberlain of HEFF
, which is conducting a year-long shopping basket survey among its independents to prove that buying local is for everyone.
Seven hadn't long been members when they were invited by HEFF
to sponsor a category at their annual Diamond Awards ceremony, due to take place at their 10 year anniversary 'Dinner of The Decade' on 17 May.
has relocated to the Food Enterprise Centre, which now provides a base to offer expert advice and support across all areas of the food and drink industry, including technology, innovation, supply chain development and marketing.
Not all of the producers listed here are members of HEFF
and the guide does not purport to include every good local baker, butcher or cake-maker in the Midlands.
For further details about HEFF
and the producers, growers and processors they assist, visit www.
Products will be delivered by Heart Distribution in multi-temperature, HEFF
branded vehicles keeping them ambient, chilled or frozen.
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supports and promotes local food and drink producers, retailers and hospitality and food service across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Birmingham and Black Country.
The collaborative distribution service allows retailers such as Morrisons and Midcounties Co-operative to place one order with HEFF
for products from up to 83 producers.
is encouraging other schools to join the scheme which includes the introduction of healthy 'V' vending machines.