Local Suppliers

Cumbria is the third largest county in England by area and is home to the world renowned Lake District National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The outstanding landscape of the area, coupled with its rich heritage have created a foodie’s heaven famous for its distinctive local produce and reputable restaurants and pubs.
As a local company, we are fiercely proud of our Cumbrian origin and glad to use our influence to showcase the very best of what our home county has to offer.
See below our Local Suppliers which covers over 300 products from award winning cheese to locals’ favourite ales.

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Appleby Creamery Limited

Appebly Creamery exceptional range boasts an abundance of awards and accolades. Each cheese is distinctive by nature and created in small batches with time honoured skills. Their range of products is the result of a collaboration between Mark their Dairy Farmer and Maurice their Cheesemaker.

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Bells Fish Mongers Ltd

Bells Fishmongers have been supplying Fresh Fish & Seafood since 1970. ~They pride themselves on sourcing the best quality fish from a wide list of trusted suppliers. Their large selection of fish & game is all sourced & delivered to them within 24 to 36 hours of being caught.

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Bruce & Lukes Ltd

Bruce and Luke’s began in 2011 when Bruce Brown and Luke Jackson teamed up to run “Foxes Cafe Lounge” in the centre of Carlisle. Then in 2014 they branched out to set up our own coffee roastery, this was born out of our shared love of awesome speciality coffee.

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Bedrock (Spirit of the Lakes) 

Drawn back to the magnetic landscape he loved as a young man, Vince Wilkins was inspired to create a gin that captures the enduring beauty of the Lake District. Working with a master distiller Vince perfected a unique blend of botanicals distilled with Cumbrian kiln–dried oak bark, and so in 2008 in the pursuit of excellence Bedrock Gin was born.

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Booths  

When Edwin Henry Booth opened his first store in Blackpool in 1847, he had one simple aim: “to sell the best goods available, in attractive stores, with excellent assistants.” This aim, straight-forward and uncomplicated though it seems, is still at the heart of everything Booths do. It is what they all work towards and the guiding principle on which the Booths brand is founded.

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CaterPrep 

Caterprep was formed in 2018 and currently produces over 200 different ready to use prepared lines to help busy chefs save time and money in the kitchen, without compromising on quality, specification or freshness. 

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Country Campbell Duck Eggs

Delicious Free Range Duck Eggs from our beautiful Khaki Campbell ducks in Appleby Cumbria. These rich creamy eggs are high in essential Omega-3 as well as other essential vitamins and minerals.

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Cartmel Valley Game

Cartmel Valley Game Supplies & Smokehouse is based in the beautiful village of Cartmel in the South Lakes. Established in 1994, Cartmel have been processing and providing locally sourced high quality game and home smoked products across Cumbria. 

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Carvetii Coffee Roasters

Carvetii Coffee Roasters are a local award winning company who source small batches of fresh crop coffees from around the world, and roast them to order at their Roastery in Threlkeld.

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Classic Desserts

Specifically developed for the food-service sector, all of their cakes and puddings are handmade in their BRC AA grade accredited Lakeland bakery. Combining the best elements of what is good in baking. Brimming with passion and creativity and utilising only the finest ingredients.

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Cocklakes Ltd

Cocklakes Farm Shop is located at Troutbeck and produces a superb range of local fresh pies, quiches, sausage rolls and other homemade goods. 

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Cranstons Butchers 

Quality you can trust – since 1914. 
A family run butchers for more than 100 years, who are passionate about offering the highest quality local freshly made savoury pastries.

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Caterite Sausage Production Facility 

Our advanced sausage production facility at Caterite produces over 5 tonnes of sausage a week, and employs two dedicated butchers, John and Chris. They are the creators and brains behind our famous sausage recipe, known for its quality, specially selected ingredients and unique taste.

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Cumbrian Ales

Cumbrian Ales is a craft brewery lying on the shores of Esthwaite Water at the southern edge of Hawkshead village in the English Lake District. Their beer range is a mixture of modern and classic. It includes the stunning Loweswater Gold, a past Champion Golden Ale of Britain.

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Cumberland Honey Mustard

Cumberland Mustard produced in Alston since 1983 the work and joy of Geoff Cole and Marilyn Avens. All hand made in small batches to give the freshest taste and greatest care to quality.

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English Lakes Ice Cream

Through a blending of carefully selected ingredients, a devotion to quality and excellence and an experienced team, English Lakes Ice Cream has created a range of exceptional products and flavours that are as distinct as the Lakeland hills.

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Eden Valley Meats

Family run farm in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, Eden Valley Smokehouse produce a range of smoked and cured meats using traditional methods to produce high quality products. 

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Frank Bird Poultry 

Established during the 1950's by Frank Bird in Langwathby Cumbria, Frank raised, processed and delivered chicken across the north of England. To ensure continuity of supply the company has six poultry farms of its own all based in Cumbria as well as independent growers.

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Geldard Eggs

Geldard eggs are laid by hens that are free to roam in the open air and packed on their award winning farm. 

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Ginger Bakers 

Ginger Bakers produce a delicious range of cakes and bakes, and made by hand from Ginger HQ in the beautiful English Lake District.

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Grants Oak Smoked Salmon 

For almost 40 years Grants Smokehouse has supplied customers across the globe with bespoke, traditional smoked salmon products of the finest quality.

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Grapevine Winerservice 

Grapevine are passionate about wine and the variety of wines available makes our job even more pleasurable. From a combination of a wine growing background, many years in the hospitality industry and over 20 years of working with hotels, restaurants and pubs the Grapevine team have developed an intuitive relationship with their customers, a genuine passion for food and wine and more recently a new passion for real ale.

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Hawkshead Rellish 

Hawkshead Rellish products are made by hand using traditional open pans which are free from Nuts, Gluten, Additives and Preservatives as well as all being suitable for vegetarians and most are vegan friendly.

 

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Kin Toffee Vodka

Inspired by the stunning surroundings and a passion for the great outdoors, this smooth blended vodka has been developed with rich caramel tones and a subtle kick to be enjoyed however you want. This delicious hand blended, small batch vodka is created in the heart of the Lakes.

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Lakes Distillery

Based on the shore of Bassenthwaite, The Lakes Distillery are producing groundbreaking and award winning gin, vodka and whisky - including the Lake District's first ever single malt.

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Lakeland Bake Limited

Lakeland Bake, products are not produced – they’re created. Every ingredient is tested, measured and taste perfected to bring out the best traditional flavours – just as they should be. And each crumpet is watched, as it’s baked, every step of the way. That’s a promise we live up to every day!

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Lovingly Artisan 

A converted barn near Kendal is the home of the Lovingly Artisan bakery, who produce 'bread with Northern soul' including speciality breads and sourdough.

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Lakes Gelato 

Italian inspired Gelato made in Cumbria using local milk and cream. A dense full of flavour on trend alternative to ice cream using less fat than traditional ice cream and allowing flavours to be more pronounced.

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Laura in the Lakes (Cakes from the Lakes)

A small family run company based in Keswick, Cumbria who specialise in delicious tiffins, cakes and scones. They are SALSA accredited which means that all their products meet the highest food safety standards.

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Langtons Gin

Langtons is a local story with what appears to be global appeal. The gin is a product of two Lakeland locals, using as many local products as possible. They have developed a truly distinct gin that is full of flavour but at the same time subtle on the palate.

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Romneys

George Romney Ltd is a fourth-generation confectionery business that you’ll find located on the edge of the Lake District National Park in the market town of Kendal.

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Stephensons Dairy (Morecambe)

Stephensons Dairy are pleased to have successfully launched Free Range Milk after years of development work. Working side by side with local partners and suppliers means that Stephensons have a full knowledge of where the milk comes from and what happens to it from field to fridge.

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Silver & Green 

Silver & Green came to life in 2007 when they decided the time had come to turn a passion for food and the Mediterranean in to a family business. Proud producers, importers and wholesalers of authentic Mediterranean delicacies!

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Stringers Brewery

For more than 10 years, Stringers has been brewing and delivering the finest beers and ales to pubs and bars across the North West. It all started with a man with a passion, who enlisted his biochemist wife to help create the perfect brews. The rest, as they say, is history.

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North Lakes

Milk for North Lakes’ products is sourced from local farms and brought to the dairy in modern, hygienic tankers designed to keep the milk as fresh as it was when it left the farm.

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Taste of the Lakes

Taste of the Lakes is a producer and gatherer of a growing range of fine food products. Their passion is to produce quality fayre in the time-honoured fashion with hand crafted skills. They have grown from their strong farming roots in West Cumbria and are driven by a true passion for real food.

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Thornby Moor Dairy 

Thornby Moor Dairy was established as a specialist cheesemaker in 1979 by Carolyn Fairbairn. She set up a dairy in the basement of the family home, a converted Solway bank barn. 

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We Love Cake 

Gluten, Wheat & Milk Free Cakes, Slices & Tarts
We love cake have been baking cakes since 1946, perfecting recipes and honing our skills over the years.

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Wild & Fruitful Preserves

From the heart of Cumbria Wild & Fruitful have been creating amazing tastes from local produce for over 20 years. Customers who have found our jams, chutneys and relishes over the years keep coming back for the exceptional taste we pack into every jar.

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Caterite Fresh 
We have an ever-growing range of over 1000+ fresh lines available to order from Caterite.co.uk, including a superb range of 350+ seasonal fresh produce lines, 200+ freshly prepared lines, 300+ fresh meat lines and new to the range 50+ fresh fish lines, all carefully selected by our experts in fresh. 

Fresh Produce
Caterite stock over 350 lines of fresh fruit and vegetables ranging from all the basics...

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CaterPrep
Currently produces over 200 different ready to use prepared lines to help busy chefs save time...

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Fresh Meat
Our specialist butchery division offers an exceptional range of fresh, high quality meat...

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Fresh Fish
Direct from supplier My Fish who source the finest quality seafood from coastal suppliers in the UK...

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