|Company Name:||Buchanan’s Quality Foods|
|Contact Name:||Jonathan McVeigh - Managing Director|
|Address:||W.G. Buchanan & Son Ltd, Sloefield Drive, Trooperslane Industrial Estate, Carrickfergus, County Antrim BT38 8GX|
|Telephone:||+44 (0)28 9335 7810|
|Fax:||+44 (0)28 9336 8540|
|Product Range:||Cereals & Pulses, Seeds, Rice, Pasta, Dried Fruit, Nut Products, Cherries & Peel, Sundries.
|Established in 1871, WG Buchanan & Son Ltd (Brand name: Buchanan’s) processes, packs and distributes a variety of dried foods, including cereals and pulses, rice, pasta, dried fruit and other bakery ingredients.
Buchanan's currently has a product range of around 70 different lines. Its customers include the major supermarkets, foodservice suppliers and wholesalers in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and throughout the UK .
In October 2007, the company invested ?1.1million supported by Invest Northern) in a new, purpose built 25,000 sq ft facility in Carrickfergus in County Antrim to assist in streamlining operations, help with new product development and facilitate ongoing export driven growth.
Following the move into the new purpose built food factory, re-branding and re-packaging the range, Buchanan's has experienced considerable sales growth and in November 2008 secured a contract to supply the 'Buchanans' range of products to a major buying group throughout the U.K.
In 2010, the company continued to focus on growing its business throughout the UK by developing a network of leading distributors, including the Sterling Group, Nisa-Today’s Foodservice & Confex.
Buchanan’s have EDI trading facilities in place for ‘just in time’ ordering should it be required as well as full HACCPS quality control in place.
|Dried Goods: Dried food products