Compass Group signs new deal with UCC Coffee UK & Ireland

2.8 million cups of coffee to be served

News
Thursday 05 March 2015

Ireland’s leading food and support services company Compass Group Ireland, has appointed UCC Coffee UK & Ireland as its preferred coffee supplier. This new contract will see the coffee company supply 23 tonnes of coffee per year, equivalent to 2.8million cups, to 230 of Compass Group’s units across the island of Ireland. The three year contract takes effect this month.

This latest appointment further reinforces Compass Group Ireland’s commitment to working with the best suppliers. UCC Coffee has worked closely with Compass in the UK for many years and are now delivering their unique coffee offering to Ireland. The company will deliver Compass exclusive coffee beans, made just for Compass sites.

UCC Coffee prides itself on developing and bringing innovative new products to market, meaning it can work in partnership with its customers to deliver a powerful combination of insight, the finest fresh-roasted beans and state-of-the-art coffee machines.  

 

Mark Lee, commercial director, Compass Group Ireland said: “As a company we are very focused on delivering a first class product to our customers. We were extremely impressed with the quality and range of UCC’s products and look forward to working with them.”

Marcus Swift, sales and marketing director, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland said: “We’re excited to extend our long-standing partnership with Compass Group to a new market. The Irish coffee market is growing quickly and becoming highly competitive as a result, so we’ll be working closely with the Compass Group Ireland team on its strategy to ensure customers receive the highest standard of products and services.”

Compass Group Ireland, Ireland’s leading food and support services company, employs over 4,000 people on the Island of Ireland, operates over 250 units and serves over 100,000 meals a day.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Angie Grant / Ailish Smith / Tabitha Bourke-Cooney

01 6342500

compass@psgcomms.ie