Established for Over 30 Years

Feast your eyes on the Caterforce story

We started in 1991, when the industry was a very different place. In three decades, appetites have become more adventurous, making fresh ideas essential. Today, with nine member wholesalers, great brands and superb resources, we continue to lead the way.

Explore Timeline

Mission, vision, values

To Help Our Members Thrive

Our mission is to be the leading buying and marketing group for independent wholesalers. Committed to achieving the best commercials and cultivating a collaborative whole group approach. We work to drive growth for our members—and for their customers throughout the UK foodservice industry. Since 1991 we have sourced the finest products from leading suppliers and supported our members with smart buying and innovative marketing solutions. Success has been achieved through communication and collaboration and this remains at the heart of everything we do.

Our Values

  • 1. Be the Expert

    1. Be the Expert

    We have a learning culture at Caterforce and strive to be the experts in our field. Making connections within the industry and sharing knowledge with our members to help them stay at the forefront of developments in foodservice. We put emphasis on adding value to our members and being an extension of their team.

  • 2. Stay Connected

    2. Stay Connected

    Communication and collaboration are at the heart of everything we do. Our vision at Caterforce is to help our members thrive and we know a one size fits all approach does not work. Relationship building is encouraged at every level to achieve an open, honest and transparent culture across our members and suppliers.

  • 3. Keep the Momentum

    3. Keep the Momentum

    We continually strive to improve the service we offer our members and suppliers. Our team stay up to speed on the latest developments in the industry by attending sector specific events and building relationships with service providers. Every quarter we bring new ideas and initiatives to the Board to ensure that as a group we remain cutting edge and competitive.

Our Brands

The quality brands that set us apart

  • chefs selections premium collection logo

National coverage

Delivering across the UK and Ireland

With a constant flow of exciting new products to keep foodservice businesses thriving. Our nine members are dedicated to delivering consistent quality, value and excellent service to customers across the UK and Ireland.

  • 37k+

    deliveries per week
  • 32

  • 690

  • 350

    sales team


Meet the Caterforce team

At our head office in Macclesfield, Cheshire, our team of experts provide central buying and marketing service for the group. We source the best products from leading suppliers and also provide expert marketing support, allowing each member to reach out to customers and prospects with marketing that opens doors and maximises sales.
Meet Our Team

Get in touch with us today

Join us and transform your business with national distribution, a loyal customer base and powerful promotion. With just nine members and a combined turnover of over £800m, we are the most cost-effective buying group to work with to secure national coverage for your brands. Get in touch and we'll make sure you speak to the right member of the Caterforce team.
Send an enquiry

"*" indicates required fields