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What's New

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Four Crosses, The Range is growing!

Four Crosses – the cheese range that brings you the best in classic European cheeses with both quality and value. Four Crosses cheeses are cut and packed at Futura Foods Wales. The range currently consists of tasty cheddars in mild and mature flavours and also coloured cheddar in a mild… Read More

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1st October 2020

Plastic Packaging Reduction, Replacement and Removal

Futura Foods have been working with the major UK retailers and supplying sites to see where we can minimise plastic use and move towards more sustainable packaging. This is an ongoing project but would like to share what we have done so far: Plastic Reductions:• We have implemented new Greek… Read More

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17th August 2020

Yamas!

YAMAS! – A fresh new look

Our YAMAS! design has taken on a new vibrant look. First launched in 2019, on the new Saganaki product, this design is and will be phasing into our core products this year, such as the YAMAS! Halloumi 250g and YAMAS! Feta blocks. (If you’re interested, you can find the… Read More

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20th May 2020

Param Paneer

Param Paneer

Futura Foods are proud to announce the launch of Param Paneer. Paneer is a fresh cheese common in the Indian subcontinent. It is an unaged, non-melting cheese made by traditionally curdling milk with a fruit or vegetable acid such as lemon juice. Our Param Paneer however, is produced in our… Read More

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18th May 2020

FuturaPro

Fresh off of the production line – FuturaPro

A fresh new Futura Foods brand, developed by dairy experts for the food professional. Chefs, food professionals and caterers gather, Futurapro is here! The first production has been run, the new designs are on and the products are being made. We have Cheddar blocks, Cheddar slices and Pizza Ropes. Read More

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18th May 2020

Four Crosses Cheddar

Futura Foods launch Four Crosses Cheddar

We are always up for a challenge, especially ones with our customers in mind. With dairy demand growing in popularity we have developed Four Crosses, a Cheddar Cheese brand for the convenience retail sector. The range consists of smaller blocks of cheddar for both quality and value. As you will… Read More

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11th March 2020

Food For Thought

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Salad Cheese, Not Just For Salads

It’s the season where amber leaves are falling from the trees, darkness takes over early evening, the clocks go back and the temperature drops. With Halloween quickly approaching a range of pumpkins and squashes are in season, filling the supermarket shelves with their wonderful autumn colours. When we think of… Read More

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20th October 2020

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Paneer, Not Just for Curry but for Salads too!

We have said it before, our Param Paneer is a great source of protein and a brilliant vegetarian alternative for any tasty dish. With the ability to absorb spices and flavours to the maximum, Paneer makes a good dish to carry any flavour combination you can think of. For 2020… Read More

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10th September 2020

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A Speedy Seasonal Breakfast with Greek Yogurt

We all know that Greek Yogurt is an incredibly versatile ingredient and a great choice for breakfast, a snack or as a dessert topping alternative to cream. It’s full of protein, low in sodium & carbohydrates with a low lactose content.   Our Specifications and Packaging Technologist, Emma, says that Greek… Read More

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8th September 2020

How to perfectly cook Saganaki

A guide of how to cook Saganaki by Jo Carter, Product Development Controller, Futura Foods. Read More

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1st September 2020

Fun Feta Facts

As we all know, Feta is the ever popular Greek cheese with a distinctly salty and creamy taste, with a perfectly crumbly texture. But do you know these fun facts about this wonderful Greek delight: • Feta (φέτα) in Greek, means slice. • Feta is produced typically with sheep… Read More

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14th August 2020

Paneer, Not Just for Curry

Our Param Paneer is a versatile cooking cheese that packs a protein punch. Absorbing flavour, this cheese is perfect for many tasty dishes. As big believers of adaptability in our products we know that Paneer could be a game changer for menus and at home cooking. Our Marketing Executive,… Read More

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22nd July 2020

Yamas! Greek Yogurt

Health benefits of Greek Yogurt

Traditionally strained Greek Yogurt has been a part of the Mediterranean diet for hundreds of years! Aside from its fantastic flavour and great versatility, this ingredient is also the perfect addition to a balanced diet. Here’s why: • Thick texture and a good source of protein make it very filling… Read More

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20th May 2020

How to cook Halloumi

A short video to share some insight into how to cook Halloumi made by Jo Carter, Product Development Controller, Futura Foods. Read More

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30th April 2020

Halloumi Skewers with a Chilli Avocado Salsa

Something to share or keep all to yourself, the perfect finger food

Ingredients

Plain Halloumi (or chilli halloumi, if you’re daring!), cubed
Red Onion, chopped into cubes
Yellow and red Peppers, chopped into cubes
Avocado, chopped
Fresh Chillies, sliced
Tomato without seeds, chopped

Instructions

Prepare the salsa – add to a bowl chopped avocado, tomato, fresh chopped chilli and mix well. Set aside.
Heat a frying pan over a medium heat.
Chop the Halloumi, red and yellow peppers and red onion into roughly the same size pieces. Add these to the skewers in an alternative fashion.
Place the skewers in the hot pan, turning to brown all sides.
Serve with the avocado salsa and a sweet chilli dip for an extra kick!

You could also try on the BBQ to impress your guests

Futura Now

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A Year of Wonder and Delight at Futura Foods Wales

A little over a year ago Futura Foods, together with Nordex Food Group, saw an opportunity they could not miss: a cheese factory in North Wales was on the market! With some of the most modern machines in Europe contained within the factory, the overwhelming feeling was that it was… Read More

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18th September 2020

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Foodservice & Eat Out To Help Out

With Foodservice outlets such as restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs opening up following the Covid-19 shut downs, more than 72,000 establishments took advantage of the Eat Out to Help Out government scheme, during August 2020. In excess of 64 million meals have been sold, showing the scheme really took off… Read More

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3rd September 2020

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Futura Foods Wales, Strengthening our Customer Relationships Through the Pandemic and Beyond

Recently we have been asking our directors, how Covid-19 has affected their area of the business, the impact it has had on their sector and how the team is moving forward. This week’s article is from Andrew, the Factory Director at Futura Foods Wales. Andrew said “It is very clear… Read More

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28th July 2020

Food Manufacturing, Our Entrepreneurial Spirit

Today we asked our Food Manufacturing Sales Director, Mark, how the sector was coping with the recent changes caused by Covid-19. Mark said “At the commencement of lockdown, consumers were turning to retail for food supplies due to the closures of foodservice outlets. This meant we were then preparing for… Read More

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23rd July 2020

A Swim to Aspire Others

Our Commercial Controller for Futura Foods Wales, Simon, has done something incredible for the charity Aspire! On Thursday 16th July 2020, Simon, alongside five other people, swam the English Channel in a relay race. It was a challenging swim in 15°c where each person in the team swam one by… Read More

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21st July 2020

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Foodservice, the Green Shoots of Recovery

Today we asked our Foodservice Director, John, how the sector was coping with the recent changes within Foodservice. John advised “As we all know, our trade sector has been really affected over the last few months, and the pandemic has hit all in the industry hard. Not just affecting sales… Read More

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13th July 2020

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Futura Foods Wales achieves BRC grade during lockdown

At Futura Foods, we are fully committed to providing high quality products, whether it be from our own site or from our suppliers. Which is why we are very happy to confirm that our processing site in Wales has achieved an AA grade in the recent BRC audit. To… Read More

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26th May 2020

Covid19

Our response to Covid-19

Futura Foods are ready and adapting to the challenges of a changing market. We won’t let a pandemic get in our way! Foodservice, one of the markets we know and love, has been impacted quite heavily. With some of our customers needing to close their doors, we have remained strong… Read More

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18th May 2020

Futura Foods Wales

Futura Foods Wales update

Futura Foods Wales is our UK production site for cutting, blending and packing. Located in Minffordd, North Wales. Our flexible high quality site offers multiple product formats and packing solutions combined with product innovation. Everything you could require under one roof. We are continually investing for the future and offer… Read More

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18th May 2020

Upcoming Events

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Brexit, The Very Careful Steps Forward

It feels like an age with everything that has happened during 2020, and you might have forgotten all about it, but Brexit was real and the United Kingdom left the European Union on 31st January 2020. The global pandemic may have pushed Brexit off the front pages of the press… Read More

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24th September 2020

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Futura Foods will be at Casual Dining 2021

The pandemic has swept the world. Some things are changing, we are getting into the swing of the new normal and facing the challenges head on. Although shows and exhibitions have been put (very far) on the back burner for the foreseeable, we remain optimistic for future events. Read More

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26th May 2020

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Food Trends for 2020

Our sales and innovation teams are always keeping their ear firmly to the ground, picking out the best food trends that await us in the remainder of 2020. From influences globally to what we might be doing in our own kitchens, here is what we think will be big. Read More

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20th May 2020

Get in touch

If you don’t see the product that you are looking for it is possible that we could develop or source a product specifically for you. Want to find out more about how we make it easy to find dairy solutions?

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Futura Foods UK Ltd.
The Priory, Long Street, Dursley,
Gloucestershire GL11 4HR