Natures Way Foods
Natures Way Foods was founded in 1994 and started with just three employees. Under the leadership of Robert Langmead, the company doubled in size during each of its first four years. Within five years, Natures Way Foods was supplying major retailers including Tesco, Morrisons, McDonalds and Pret a Manger.
By 1999 Natures Way Foods was quickly climbing the rankings in the Sunday Times Virgin Fastrack 100 – becoming the fastest growing food company in the UK.
In 2007, Natures Way Foods and Robert Langmead entered the ready-to-eat fruit market, supplying supermarket giant Morrisons. With the prepared fruit market growing rapidly, Natures Way Foods and Robert Langmead anticipated demand in an emerging market and led the way.
First as CEO and now as Chairman, Robert Langmead has driven the company to huge success. Today, Natures Way Foods is one of the UK’s leading fresh prepared food manufacturers, specialising in the supply of fresh, convenient food including prepared salads, prepared fruit, Food to Go salads, coleslaw and potato salad to major retail and food service companies.
Natures Way Foods now operates from three well-invested factories on the south coast and employs circa 950 full-time staff. In recent years the company has been named as one of Britain’s Top Employers by CRF International, for its excellence in HR management, and continues to place strong value on investing in its people.
The success of Natures Way Foods is built on long term supplier and customer relationships, focusing on excellence in quality, service, innovation and consumer understanding. Since its inception, Natures Way Foods has been committed to responsible and sustainable growth. The company was the first UK food producer to win the ISO 14001 Environmental Sustainability Award in 2000, and was awarded the ISO 18001 in 2010.
To find out more about Natures Way Foods please visit www.natureswayfoods.com.