About Caterite

It's simple...

For us service is everything. 


"Caterite aim to supply the finest ingredients and produce to chefs by working directly with suppliers, growers and producers throughout the UK and from around the world."

Lorcan Byrne, Managing Director

Caterite today

Over 50 Years of Foodservice.

Caterite is entering a new chapter in its history, whilst staying true to the values and service which has guided us to our success so far. We're in an exciting period of transformational change at Caterite, with significant developments within our business. 

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Specialist Ingredients 

Sourcing great value, innovative & quality ingredients.

Through close partnerships with our suppliers we deliver on demand, the highest quality of fresh, chilled, frozen, and dry ingredients to the best restaurants and hotels across the North of England and Southwest Scotland, enabling the creation of menus and recipes that will excite the most demanding of tastes.

Experts in fresh 

Sourced direct from our suppliers.

Over fifty percent of our business is fresh, so we understand the importance of quality, seasonality, and service. We purchase direct from over 80 UK produce growers and over 40 Cumbrian farms. From field to Caterite and to our customers in less than 24 hours, it just does not get any fresher.

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We are continually investing across our business. 


We’re market leaders and the changes we are constantly introducing to improve our service are aimed at keeping us, and our customers, ahead of the competition. 

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Our guarantee

Service is 


We strive to deliver excellent customer service to every single customer. Our customer service team are here to provide knowledge and to resolve any issues that may arise as swiftly as possible. The team are passionate about food and ensure that our customers are satisfied with their purchase. We truly go above and beyond to make sure you have a great food experience, and no request is too big or small for us to handle.



Shopping Experience

We also aim to deliver an excellent shopping experience – not only do we offer the very best range of products, but we strive to make our customer journey and user experience dynamically engaging by sharing inspiring content as you pass through the website and our knowledgeable team. We want you to remember your shopping experience at Caterite. 


Sustainable Statement

Cumbria is the third largest county in England and is home to the world-renowned Lake District. The Caterite depot is situated right in the heart of Cumbria, and we are acutely aware of our role in the preservation of our landscape. We have chosen to collaborate with ClimatePartner to help us identify targets, initiatives, and solutions to help us and operate in a more environmental and sustainable way.

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