Below you will find the suppliers for each category of whom we have chosen to work with, and are proud to have won our Members ongoing discounts.

Please contact us if you'd like to talk about becoming a preferred supplier for Spectrum Consortium.

Food & Dairy

3663 Food Supplier

At Bidvest Foodservice we share your passion for great food. Whether you’re looking for essential ingredients or ready to finish products, beers wines and spirts or even catering supplies, tableware and cleaning products – we’ve got it all covered. In our range of over 13,000 products we stock the best of both own brand and leading foodservice brands.


Our vision is to be the best foodservice provider through delivering service excellence, making life easier and helping you, our customers, to grow.

We’ve got the key ingredients to help your business succeed:




Visit Website

Thomas Ridley

Thomas Ridley Foodservice provides a total solution for caterers within the care sector, we are proud to be working with Spectrum as a preferred foodservice partner. Our dedicated team understands the bespoke needs of the care sector; using their considerable knowledge to work on product sourcing, menu planning and cost control.

As well as carrying a wealth of branded products, Thomas Ridley has a dedicated foodservice brand, Country Range. Our broad range of products includes grocery, chilled, fine foods, fresh fruit & vegetables, butchery and frozen foods, beverages and a range of sundries & disposables.  All delivered to you by our nationwide multi-temperature delivery service.     


This is all backed up with K2n (Key to Nutrients), an easy-to-use online tool enabling care homes to monitor and evaluate the nutritional value of meals served, to ensure the prevention of malnutrition and dehydration. The system is pre loaded with the NACC minimal standards and the FSA nutritional guidelines for food served to older people in residential care. K2n+ provides individual menu diaries to help track individuals’ daily consumption against their specific RDA profile and to ensure hydration


Click here for K2N benefits as well as information regarding the new Thomas Ridley App - "Foodservice Odering"


Visit Website



Brakes, a leading supplier to the food service industry, are able to provide you with products and services developed around the needs of your business.  The healthcare sector poses many challenges for caterers who must provide a varied, wholesome and nutrional diet suited to individual requirements.  Brakes can help you meet all of these and even award you Nectar points on your purchase, exclusive to us within foodservice.


Visit Website


Pensworth is after 36 years, still a family run dairy business, although it is now the 9th largest liquid dairy company in the UK.  True to its origins, the company prides itself on the delivery to their customers and has built a reputation of providing a first class product, competitive pricing and a flexible and friendly service. Click here to download our coverage map.


Download our current brochure


Visit Website

Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest Foodservice operates a unique service offering ideally suited to caterers in healthcare.  We provide a tailor-made service, delivering a fresh product that is competitvely priced up to six days a week, with no minimum order requirement (a delivery charge may apply) and we can take orders up to 9pm for delivery the next day.


Visit Website