AF Blakemore & Son Ltd

Retailers - Food & Drugs
Founded in 1917, A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is one of the largest privately owned companies in the UK supplying food and drink across England and Wales. The business consists of retail, wholesale, distribution and shopfitting operations and employs more than 7,500 people. A.F. Blakemore's culture is defined in the Blakemore Way, a series of statements that outline the longstanding values of the Blakemore family and its purpose to grow a family business in ways that are profitable ans sustainable for the benefit of our staff, customers and community.
Community Impact Leadership Team

Liz has worked for A.F. Blakemore for over three years and has a wide range of experience working within local communities.... Read more

Paul Cowley, A.F.Blakemore Ltd

Paul Cowley joined A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd in 2003 and was appointed Group Head of Corporate Affairs in 2012. Key aspects... Read more

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30 March 2015 12:13 pm
Blakemore Fine Foods were the winners of the ASDA Enterprise Growth Award 2014, in recognition of how they were helping small producers access new markets.  We spoke to their Commercial Director,...
08 July 2014 11:00 pm
BITC's Faye Ramsson, Education Director, gives her perspective on the Big Ticks, highly commended and winning entries for this year's Education Award category. There has never been a more urgent need...
04 July 2014 02:03 pm
Jane Pritchard, Enterprise Director, reflects on the Shortlist and Winning companies of the ASDA Enterprise Growth Award. As the UK begins its economic recovery, it is the private sector that is...

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